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Adult Courses in Gloucestershire

Are you looking to progress in your career? Maybe you’re looking to retrain with a part-time course, study a free online course, or break into industry with a JobSmart programme or apprenticeship.  

No matter the reason, we can help you from entry level right through to university level in Gloucestershire. Start your journey today!

Online Courses and AAT 

If you’re looking to study at your own pace, we offer free* online courses with: 

  • Engaging digital resources
  • Expert tuition
  • Dedicated support 
  • Respected qualifications across Business, Health Care, Maths and English and Wellbeing.

That’s not all, we also offer AAT from level 2, to help you progress in your accountancy career.


Apprenticeships have evolved in recent years, and offer the chance to get paid whilst studying to gain a qualification. We offer many apprenticeships in a range of business sectors from IT, construction and engineering, to hairdressing, care and hospitality.

Part Time  

Part-time courses are for adults aged 19+ and allow learners to be studied alongside work commitments.

Whether you are looking to progress in your current role or move into something new, we have a huge range of part-time courses that will aid your professional development. Join like-minded peers on campus, gain a qualification and make lifelong friends.


Are you unemployed, looking to change career, or recently been made redundant? We have a wide range of free* courses that can give you the skills and confidence to get the job you want. From computer confidence to digital skills, we can help you find your match 

Just for Fun 

It’s time to focus on what you enjoy, and it’s never too late to ignite a passion. We have so many recreational evening courses to choose from. Languages, painting, interior design and Adobe training to name a few, we are sure you will find something that sparks an interest 

University Level  

University level courses at GC will get you closer to your career with minimal life upheaval, flexible options and more support than university, right on your doorstep.

University doesn’t have to break the bank, with finance available and 1 to 1 support, we can team up and get you where you need to be.


Why Gloucestershire College?

We guide any ambitious and motivated person on their journey through education and their career, by providing the right environment that encourages and nurtures individual talents.

Our industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching team provide our students with the skills businesses truly need.

We are here to help

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great Learning Mentor scheme.