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Open Evenings: 16 - 25 January

See yourself at GC. With cutting-edge facilities and expert lecturers, hear how we can prepare you for the future with skills that businesses truly need.

Foundation Studies

For 16 to 24-year-olds who need to build their confidence, improve social and personal skills, or learn independent living skills, a Independent Living course will help.

After finishing an Foundation Studies course you could move on to higher courses, do some paid, supported or voluntary work, or go on to supported or independent living. Our Transitions Coordinators will help you move on.

Quick Facts

  • Helps build confidence
  • Individualised programmes 
  • Helps to improve Independent Living skills
  • Personal approach to education
  • Learning within small groups, with additional support where appropriate

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.