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#NAW2021 Develop your future with IT and Cyber apprenticeships at Gloucestershire College


Have you discovered our exciting IT and Cyber apprenticeships at Gloucestershire College? Proudly working with CyNam and Hub 8, we are connecting local businesses with the brightest talent and working with employers to fill technical skill gaps within their organisations.

Discover our range of specialist IT and Cyber apprenticeships available at Gloucestershire College and find out why our programmes are at the cutting edge for IT and cyber training… 

We are committed to developing the next generation of tech talent

At Gloucestershire College, we are proud to offer a large portfolio of specialist IT and cyber apprenticeships. All our programmes are designed and developed with employers to ensure they deliver the right skills and knowledge for their workforce.

We have so many exciting cyber and IT developments happening locally in Cheltenham and Gloucester such as The Golden Valley Development, forming the ecosystem of the county. This means there are incredible opportunities for anyone who is looking to start or develop their career in cyber or IT.

We are training the next generation of exceptional technical talent to help businesses prosper with the skills they need.

At the cutting edge

We have been running our new apprenticeship standards for IT and cyber for the last three years. But that doesn’t mean they have stayed the same. Our standards are constantly updating to keep up with the incredibly fast-paced industry, ensuring our apprentices are always at forefront of technology and that we provide the very best training for local businesses.  

Our portfolio of IT courses has grown to offer our apprentices and employers a total of seven different pathways to specialise within the IT and cyber industry.

Apply today to become an IT or Cyber apprentice 

If you would like an apprenticeship but don’t have an employer yet, you can still apply to become an apprentice online today. Click on the links below and apply through our website. We will help you to find a local employer looking to recruit new cyber and IT talent.

Infrastructure Technician Apprenticeship Level 3

Software Developer Technician Level 3

Software Developer Level 4

Software Tester Level 4 

Network Engineer Apprenticeship Level 4

Cyber Security Technician Level 3

Cyber Security Degree Apprenticeship Level 6

If you are already employed and want to upskill to progress your career in cyber or IT, get in touch with our Business Hub team about starting an apprenticeship:

Recruit an apprentice for your business

For businesses looking to recruit new IT or cyber talent for their business, get in touch with our Business Hub team to for more information via: or visit our pages for employers below:

Infrastructure Technician Apprenticeship Level 3

Software Apprenticeships:

·       Software Developer Technician Level 3

·       Software Developer Level 4

·       Software Tester Level 4 

Network Engineer Apprenticeship Level 4

Cyber Security Apprenticeships:

·       Cyber Security Technician Level 3

·       Cyber Security Degree Apprenticeship Level 6

Get inspired!

Read our IT and cyber apprentice and employer success stories below. 

Apprenticeship Case Study: Taylor Watson, Cyber Degree Apprentice at Cyber Security Associates

Apprenticeship case study: Ben Carter, Apprentice Software Engineer at Iress

Employer case study: Iress – Recruiting IT and cyber apprentices, even through a global pandemic

Employer case study: South Gloucestershire Council - Using the Apprenticeship Levy to train existing staff




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.