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Online Courses

Online courses with engaging digital resources, expert tuition, dedicated support and respected qualifications:

Business and finance

Accounting and digital marketing apprenticeships

Health and social care

Access to Higher Education (HE)


IT workshops

Keep learning, wherever you are. 


Online learning options


Self-study, meaning you control where, when and how you learn. 


Classes are delivered virtually, usually once a week, with additional self-study time. 


Bringing together the best of classroom-based and online learning. 


Maths and English Functional Skills Level 1 and 2

Its never too late to refresh your Maths and English skills and build upon current knowledge. 

Maths and English skills are required across all industries. Our brand new flexible online courses are here to help you get up to speed with modern functional skills and can be studied at home.

This course is fully funded subject to eligibility and ideal for adult learners aged 19 and above (as at 31st August 2021) who wish to improve their English skills and gain a recognised qualification.


Accounting and digital marketing apprenticeships

For those wanting to start their career in a particular industry, or for businesses to upskill existing staff.

Accounting/Finance Assistance Apprenticeship (L2)

Digital Marketer Apprenticeship (L3)

With additional support from the GC Business Hub

Access to HE courses

For mature students who missed the opportunity to go to university, with funding available via the 19+ Advanced Learning Loan.


Options include psychology, sociology, history and literary studies.



Language courses

Improve your knowledge, start a new hobby and build confidence - courses accessible to all.

French Beginners

German Beginners

Why study with GC?

We're your local college

  • Award-winning teaching and learning that's nationally recognised
  • Extensive experience in teaching online
  • Lecturers have real industry experience
  • Students are supported to succeed

Seamless online delivery

  • Online learning is simple and engaging
  • Classes are delivered via virtual classrooms, interactive lectures and using course-specific apps
  • Personalised online support as standard
  • High quality online content and resources

Funding available

There may be funding available to help pay for you course. If you'd like to find out if you're eligible, or if you have any other questions, please call Student Services on 0345 155 2020 or email


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.