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There is always something going on at GC!

Catch up on the latest stories from the College, from student successes and award wins to inspiring case studies and top tips.

Read testimonials from our employer partners, updates on our new Forest of Dean Campus and blogs on the ground-breaking GC House renovation project and Chefs’ Forum Academy. Plus, go behind-the-scenes in our exclusive picture galleries.

Looking to apply for a course? Take a look at our new Prospectus - out now!

Whether you know exactly what job or apprenticeship you want to do, you want to head to university, or you’re not quite sure yet but know you want to improve your job prospects; Gloucestershire College has the right course, environment and support for you.

How to take on an Apprentice

Keen to take on an apprentice and spend your levy before it runs out but don’t know where to begin? No problem. Our easy process makes it quick and simple to grow your team with one of our award winning apprentices.

Want to trial your next apprentice? Pledge to our extended work placement programme - “Career Hub.”

Business Breakfast, Thursday September 27, 7.30am, Gloucestershire College Cheltenham Campus.

Due to our strong reputation in Further Education and unrivalled links with local employers, we have been selected to partake in a government initiative to take full time students’ work experience to a new level.

Top five reasons to hire an apprentice

Hiring an apprentice brings many positive qualities to your business and the community, but with lots of confusion over the apprenticeship levy businesses haven’t been taking full advantage of all the opportunities available to them. Here are the top 5 reasons to hire an apprentice.

Our stunning new campus in Cinderford is open!

The eagerly-anticipated new campus forms a major part of the Cinderford Northern Quarter regeneration project and offers some of the best post-16 education and training facilities in the country.

GC delighted to be shortlisted for ‘Best Place to Work Award’ by Gloucestershire Business Awards

Employing over 900 staff across its three campuses in Cheltenham, Gloucester and Cinderford, Gloucestershire College was selected as a finalist for the ‘Best Place to Work’ due to its strong evidential record of employee benefits, and overall staff happiness and retention

Talented apprentices offer a fresh perspective at local technology firm

At GC, we have been working with eLearning technology and design company Learning Nexus for over a year, with IT apprentices supporting the company’s customer facing support desk.

#GCTopTips 12: 5 ways to get back in to the college frame of mind this September

There's still a couple of weeks lefts of the summer break, but with exam results days just around the corner, it's hard to distract yourself from the start of college creeping up on you.

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.

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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" with "outstanding" features.

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great new Personal Tutor scheme.

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