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NEW online training and apprenticeships

We understand that for your business, time is an important resource. So, in addition to our existing range of apprenticeships and training, we have developed new flexible, online solutions, which can largely be completed away from our college buildings, in the comfort of your own home or office.

  • Apprenticeships
  • AAT accounting
  • Business
  • Leadership and Management

Incorporating online-only, remote and blended delivery, with full support from our dedicated GC Business Hub.

Driving business growth through online training.

Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship

Length: 15 months
Delivery: Blended (online and on campus)
Campus: Cheltenham and Gloucester (half a day on campus one week, half a day online the next)
Start date: September

A Level 2 qualification designed to recruit and develop staff into junior and entry level accounting roles with a solid foundation in finance administration. Accredited by the AAT, this apprenticeship will teach staff how to keep financial records and prepare accounts for your business.

There is funding available to cover the training cost. Contact the GC Business Hub for more information.

Digital Marketer Apprenticeship

Delivery: Remote (virtual classes)
Length: 24 months
Start date: Any time that suits you

A Level 3 qualification, accredited by the CIM, designed to train new and existing staff to develop online and social media campaigns using a range of strategies and tactics to engage, retain and convert contacts into leads, helping to drive customer acquisition, engagement and retention.

There is funding available to cover the training cost. Contact the GC Business Hub for more information.

AAT accountancy courses

Course length: 12 weeks to 1 year 
Remote (L1 - virtual classes), blended (L2 and L3 - online and on campus) 
Start date: 

Covering Entry Level through to Level 3, AAT qualifications provide training for a huge range of accounting and finance roles and cover everything from accounting software and basic costing principles to financial processes and final accounts.


Leadership and Management

Delivery: Online only
Length: 8 months
Start date: Any date that suits you

This Level 3 ILM-accredited course is particularly suited to progressing team leaders and managers who need to lead people through organisational change, budget cuts or other pressures. 

HNC Business Blended

Course length: 1 year to 2 years
Blended (online and on campus) 
Start date: 

An HNC in Business develops professionals as experienced and adaptable employees with a wide range of practical business and management skills.

Why GC?

Dedicated GC Business Hub support

  • Gloucestershire's leading training provider
  • Award-winning teaching
  • High quality online content and resources
  • Experienced in employee training and apprenticeships

Our Business Hub team can help you identify suitable professional programmes to upskill your existing staff members, as well as recruit new apprentices to help fill skills gaps in your organisation.

Get in touch

We offer a wide range of training solutions and apprenticeships, in addition to our online offer. Click here for more information.


For expert advice and support, contact our team today: 


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.