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Gain a new business qualification in 15 weeks or less, for FREE

Click on a course below to find out more. 

Free courses

Please note that you can only apply for and start one course at a time.



Lean Organisation Management Techniques

Become a more effective team player at work and discover how to implement business improvements. 


Equality and Diversity

Develop an understanding of the meaning and importance of equality and diversity in society, your community and the workplace.


Principles of Business and Administration

Learn up-to-date working practices, including event management and budgeting, and develop effective communication techniques.


Customer Service

Develop excellent customer service skills, improve communication and learn how to understand customers.


IT User Skills

Gain knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel, and master techniques to improve productivity in the workplace.


We offer a wide range of FREE online short courses. Click below to see them all and apply.


What do I need to get started?

To study these courses you will need the following:

  • An Internet enabled PC running Microsoft Windows
  • A Web browser (JavaScript and Cookie enabled)
  • An active email account
  • Microsoft Word or a similar word processing software program. (You may need additional software programs for IT courses – please contact us for more information.)
  • Adobe Reader
  • Adobe Flash Player (version 9.0 or higher)

Courses delivered through iTrain, our online learning portal

  • Completely FREE for everyone
  • Flexible around family and working from home
  • Self study learning
  • Accessible to all
  • Personalised support 
  • Nationally accredited qualifications

Ready to apply?

Click on the course name above and follow the on-screen instructions to make your application.

If you have any questions about the courses, please email and a member of the team will get back to you within 72 hours.



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.