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Grow your own tech talent with Gloucestershire College


Through our specialist apprenticeships in IT and Cyber, we can help protect your business by helping you grow your own tech talent in house. We’re training the next generation of cyber talent and can upskill your existing members of staff through apprenticeships. Get in touch with our Employer Training & Apprenticeships team today for expert apprenticeship advice for your business. 


If you're looking for your route into the cyber industry for an exciting, rewarding career, we've got the key. Apply for one of our apprenticeships today.

Proud Academic Sponsors of CyNam

We are committed to developing the next generation of cyber talent by investing in new £3million cyber facilities that launched in September 2021 at our Cheltenham campus, adjacent to GCHQ and Cyber Central UK.

Explore our apprenticeship programmes

We have IT and cyber apprenticeship training programmes running throughout the year ranging from Level 3 to degree:

Infrastructure Technician Apprenticeship (Level 3)

Software Apprenticeships:

  • Software Developer Technician Level 3

  • Software Tester Level 4 

Cyber Security Apprenticeships:

  • Cyber Security Technician Level 3

  • Cyber Security Degree Apprenticeship Level 6

Made to work for your business

Our expert trainers have a great deal of flexibility to deliver training that is tailored to meet your needs. For example, four software developers on the same programme could all be learning different programming languages such as Java Script, C#, Visual Basic. NET and Python, depending on what they need in their role.

Our dedicated Employer Training & Apprenticeships team will provide you with full support in setting up your apprenticeship programme from recruitment right through to completion. We will be with you every step of the way to ensure your apprentices are learning the skills your business needs.

How will apprenticeships benefit my business?

  • It is a low-cost way to bring new talent into your organisation – recruitment is free and the training is funded either by your levy, or you pay just 5% of the bill (the government funds the rest)
  • What apprentices learn will be tailored to your business – the programmes you use and the challenges you face
  • It will change your business for the better – 78% of employers report improved productivity after recruiting an apprentice
We’re delighted to be advancing our IT expertise with Gloucestershire College through their apprenticeship programmes and to be helping develop the future IT professionals that the industry constantly needs. The Cyber Degree Apprenticeship at GC is a perfect opportunity for not only attracting new talent to our business, but a way of up-skilling and investing in our existing team for their future development. Having worked with Gloucestershire College for several years, we have always been impressed by their quality of training and professional level of support from start to finish for both the learner and business."

A trusted training provider

The UK has one of the most vibrant digital economies in the world; however, there is not currently the tech skills base to match.

At Gloucestershire College, we provide businesses with cutting edge digital and IT and Cyber Security training solutions with specialised apprenticeships which are professionally accredited by The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) and UWE Bristol.

Our status as an Institute of Technology has secured the College £3 million to invest in our IT and Cyber training facilities, which will make them some of the best in the country." - Andy Bates, Vice Principal of Gloucestershire College

Enquire about apprenticeships today

To find out how apprenticeships can work for your business, get in touch with our team for no-obligation expert advice. If you are interested in becoming an apprentice we can help you find the right course. Fill out your details below for more information or contact our Employer Training & Apprenticeships team on: 0345 1552020 / 

Apply to become an apprentice

If you are looking to become an IT or Cyber Apprentice, apply online today for the programme of your choice via the links below.

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Cyber Security Technician Level 3

Infrastructure Technician Level 3 

Software Developer Technician Level 3 

Network Engineer Level 4 

Software Developer Level 4 

Software Tester Level 4 

Start in September 2021

Cyber Security Degree Level 6

Explore our IT & Cyber apprenticeship programmes


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.