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Skills Bootcamps

Innovation starts with you. 

Be the first to sign up for our NEW Skills Bootcamps in Digital, with free training, a guaranteed interview and chance to change your future.



What are Skills Bootcamps?

These courses are FREE to those Aged 19 and over, not employed for more than 20 hours per week, currently live or work work in the south west and have been unemployed for less than 12 months. 


Our flexible courses of up to 16 weeks, offer intensive training in the cyber and digital skills our county needs, with a fast track, guaranteed interview with a local employer. 


Skills Bootcamps are delivered online via OpenClassrooms and include weekly mentorship sessions with an industry expert and career coaching webinars. There are no tests or exams; the courses are project-driven and experiential to ensure you are work-ready.

What are Skills Bootcamps? 

Check out our video to find out more about Skills Bootcamps and how they can support you and your career goals. 

Web Developer

Web developers are fundamental in any modern business, and bring to life the mock ups created by designers; translating graphics into web languages such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Through this course, you could become a Junior Web Developer or Web Designer who can hit the ground running.

Whilst not essential, a basic understanding or previous experience in web development would be advantageous.

You'll learn:

  • Static Web Design with HTML5 and CSS to build your first web page following a mockup
  • CSS Animations with SASS to ensure design consistency, develop a navigation structure and implement design effects 

IT Support Technician

IT support technicians wear many hats, and are a key link between users and IT departments; involved in all aspects of IT infrastructure, from deployment and maintenance to security and upgrading. 

Through this course, you could become an IT Support Technician, Support, Helpdesk or Infrastructure Technician or Computer Support Specialist.

You'll learn:

  • Workstation installation to prepare, install and maintain workstations to help users work more effectively
  • Secure workstations in an IT inventory and set up a backup
  • Provide user support conducting incident analysis and following established procedures.

Why Gloucestershire College?

We can help you gain the skills and confidence to go from education to employment and secure your future.


Our Skills Bootcamp courses are delivered remotely, meaning you can study from home, or out of our Gloucester or Cheltenham campus - with access to the latest, industry-standard equipment, an on-site library and the chance to network with like-minded learners and employers.


We'll support you every step of the way to help you prepare you for your interview with a local employer.


All we ask is that you have a strong desire and commitment to working in the computing industry and you are able to study for 30 hours per week. 


Cheltenham is set to be the heart of the UK's cyber-tech community, so you couldn't be in a better place to start your career.

Cheltenham computing and cyber centre

Check out our NEW computing and cyber training centre, where you could be training for your new career.

Please complete the form below and we will contact you to book your place on a Skills Bootcamp soon.


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.