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FREE Online Health and Care Courses.

Whether you are already working for the NHS or would like to break into the sector, get qualified to build your career in health and social care with our FREE online courses for adults.

If you're aged 19 or over, you could study one of these courses for FREE.


Your progression is our motivation

If you are looking to break into a career in health and Care or progress towards a promotion in your current role, we are here to support your goals. 


Online learning offers the flexibility and support to suit your lifestyle and our online tutoring platforms can help you achieve your goals 24 hours a day. Whether you want to move up the ladder of have a strong interest in the growing care sector, we can help. 


Level 2 Courses available

Understanding Mental Health and the Mind

Develop an understanding of mental health issues and the importance of mental wellbeing, for use across a range of health and social care roles.

Awareness, Prevention and Counselling

Develop knowledge and understanding of suicide and self harm awareness and prevention and develop knowledge and skills around counselling by looking at counselling theories, key elements of the main theoretical approaches and develop self-understanding


Wellbeing, Equality and Diversity

Whether you would like to strengthen your own knowledge, or become more socially aware, the topics below will help you progress. Explore different subjects to ensure you can be your best self. 


Fast Stats 


of people working as ‘care assistants and home carers’ claimed to be qualified to Level 2 or above. stand out from your peers and gain a Level 3 care qualification. 

1 in 10

of the working population work in Health and Social Care with demand of qualified workers continuing to grow. 


of Health and Social Care roles involve providing direct, attentive care. We can help you be your best. 


Not found the course you're looking for?

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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.