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Online Courses

Keep learning, wherever you are.

A wide range of online courses, with engaging digital resources, expert tuition, dedicated support and respected qualifications:

  • FREE short courses 
  • Business and finance
  • Access to HE
  • Health and social care
  • Apprenticeships
  • Languages 


Online learning options , supported by experts


Self-study, meaning you control when you learn, with no classroom or remote attendance required. Purely online courses brought to you via GC’s iTrain portal, supported by an experienced iTrain delivery team.


Classes are delivered virtually, usually once a week, with additional self-study time. There is no need to attend a classroom, but expert lecturers are always available.


Bringing together the best of classroom-based and online learning. Some classes take place on campus, and some virtually, with additional self-study time and support from GC's experienced lecturers.


Making online learning simple and engaging.

Access to HE courses

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

  • Humanities - options include psychology, sociology, history and literary studies 


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

With additional support from the dedicated GC Business Hub

Language courses

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

IT workshops

For professionals, businesses and those wanting to upskill for work or at home.

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 have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

We are here to help

0345 155 2020

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.