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Prepare for your next step: meet our expert lecturers and support teams, find out more about your options and check out our facilities.


Refresh or retrain for your career move

Gain the skills to get the job you want with our range of free courses designed to help jobseekers refresh, retrain and prepare to re-enter the workplace. 

Skills Bootcamps

Fast-track your career in Cyber Security with intensive courses in web development and IT support and get a guaranteed interview with a local employer too. 

Get ahead with GC – new prospectus out now!

20 November 2020

Our new further education prospectus for 2021/22 is out now, and brimming with reasons to choose GC to accelerate your progression into your future career.

You’ll find information on:

  • T Levels starting in September
  • Support and financial help available
  • Our unique student development programme
  • Our close partnerships with employers
  • Higher education options

NEW for this year, we have added QR codes to each department page to make it even easier for you to find your course on our website and apply.

As well as producing less copies of our prospectus this year, we have again printed them on the county’s only carbon neutral press, to support our commitment to sustainability.

Plus, our course listings have been transformed into concise and easy-to-read tables, which enable you to find key information such as course name, level, campus and entry requirements at a glance; helping you to make your choice easily and enjoy a smoother application process.

If you’d like to get a feel for our campuses, check out our new campus videos below, which showcase our students at work in our amazing facilities.


Whether you want to be an engineer, designer, manager, chef, programmer, nurse or plasterer, we give you the opportunity to personalise and enhance your studies with work-related activities, volunteering, sports development and more; to help you develop the interpersonal skills employers and universities look for.

We work with hundreds of the county’s best businesses to offer award-winning apprenticeships across 17 industry areas; from accounting, business admin and dental nursing to engineering, hairdressing, construction and care. We shape our apprentices to meet real business needs; giving them invaluable work experience, alongside qualifications, to secure their future career.

Take a look and apply today to secure your place on a course starting in September 2020!


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.

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.