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Gloucestershire College: Cheltenham

Only 12 minutes away from the town centre and with great transport links, our Cheltenham campus is an energetic, vibrant space to get you where you need to be. When you walk through our doors, you will be amazed to discover bespoke facilities such as a fashion studio, engineering labs, a cyber training centre, construction workshops and even a hair and beauty salon.

What are you waiting for? Join like-minded peers, gain independence and make memories which last a lifetime this September.  

Courses at our Cheltenham Campus

At Gloucestershire College, we are passionate about giving you the best start in your chosen field. Check out our courses below and focus on your passion.  

Take a look at our ADA video and see our facilities for yourself!  

What support do we provide our students?

We understand moving schools can be a big commitment, which is why we have specialised support in place to ensure you have the best possible experience during your time with us, from further education right through to university level or an apprenticeship.  


As soon as you start your course, you will be matched with a Student Mentor who will be there for you during your studies, by helping you stay on track. Not only this, you will have access to specialist teams such as Learning Support, Careers, Employment, Mental Health and Safeguarding officers.  

Gain meaningful work experience

Did you know we have links with over 1200 local employers? This is just one of the reasons why our industry standard workshops at our Gloucester campus have been built to mirror the working world.

Throughout your studies, we will help match you up with an employer with the aim of completing 100 hours of continuous professional development (CPD). In doing so, you will gain meaningful work experience, helping you stand out from the crowd.  

 Why Study in Cheltenham

  • In 2022, 1,057 new business were registered in Cheltenham
  • The Golden Valley Development has entered a critical planning phase 
  • Over 3,700 homes new homes are proposed to be built
  • Cheltenham is home to 11x more cyber companies than other regions 
  • Hospitality is at an all-time high, with Cheltenham being home to Michelin star restaurants and award-winning salons 
  • The economy in Cheltenham is currently worth in the region of £3 billion and expected to grow upwards of £4.5 billion in the next 10 years
  • Cheltenham aims to be net-zero by 2030
  • Gloucestershire makes £100 million per year from the festival alone 

Student Stories

Crystal Francis

Extended Diploma Level 3


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Crystal Francis

Extended Diploma Level 3


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Ardisa Rustemaj

Level 2

Cutting and Styling Services

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Finn Cuthbert

Level 3

Catering and Hospitality

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Rumeo De Freitas Pires

T Level

Digital Infrastructure

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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.