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October 2017

Secure your place for September 2018

The new GC prospectus for 2018/19 is out now, and brimming with reasons to choose us to accelerate your progression into your future career. See for yourself at

#GCTopTips 2: 4 tips on choosing the right apprenticeship for you

Students experience life-saving technology

Continental Tyres gave our Motor Vehicle students and apprentices a taste of life-saving technology at the inaugural Vision Zero Live event recently held at Cotswold Airport, as part of our new partnership with the global tech brand.

Infiltrate your business with strong leadership

Top chefs to celebrate one year of The Chefs’ Forum Academy

Three of the region’s leading chefs will be cooking up a storm in our Restaurant No.1 kitchen later this month, when we play host to The Chefs’ Forum Academy Showcase; celebrating one year of the exciting partnership.

Achieve business goals and growth with GC

In response to regional demand, Gloucestershire College is launching a Business School to support county employers and enable them to achieve their business goals and growth targets.

Congratulations to our award-winning #Glosbiz partners!

We were delighted once again to sponsor the Growth Business of the Year category in the 2017 Gloucestershire Business Awards, and join 700 business representatives at Cheltenham Racecourse to celebrate the annual high-point of the county business calendar.

Third GC House renovation project underway

After a quiet summer while students enjoyed their holidays, we're back and excited to announce that work on GC House no.3, located on Elmbridge Road in Gloucester, started last week.

Gloucestershire Police dogs give an exciting display to students

This week saw Level 1, 2 and 3 Uniformed Public Services students at our Gloucester Campus continue their series of live displays from a range of public services with a visit from Gloucestershire Police and two of their best police dogs, Stella and Quest.

Commis Chef Apprentices from local businesses had their first masterclass at GC today

The Chefs’ Forum Academy – One Year On

Three top chefs and an award-winning butcher joined forces to inspire and enthuse young chefs at Gloucestershire College’s Cheltenham Campus last week. The Chefs’ Forum Academy brings prolific chefs from Cheltenham, the Cotswolds, Bath and beyond into the College every Monday to deliver cookery masterclasses in their individual cooking styles.

Driving technical education in Gloucestershire

£1.8m ‘GOAL’ to help SMEs grow through apprenticeships

Gloucestershire College has joined forces with South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (SGS), Gloucestershire Enterprise Limited and the University of Gloucestershire to launch GOAL, a regional partnership with one objective: to Grow Opportunities for Apprenticeships Locally.

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.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

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