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Skills Bootcamps - LAST FEW PLACES!

Fast-track your career change with FREE intensive courses in web development and IT support, with a guaranteed interview with a local employer. 

Join the journey to GC Zero

We've committed to becoming carbon zero by 2030; protecting the planet through education. Discover our plans and join the journey to GC Zero.

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. 

Keep learning, wherever you are

Develop your skills with new online courses. Choose from business, finance, health and social care, Access to HE, apprenticeships or FREE short courses.

Professional Short Courses

Improve workplace productivity and upgrade employees' skills with our range of affordable professional short courses in business, IT, HR and management.

Traineeships for 16-24 year olds

Reach your career goals with a free 8-week course in valuable work skills and a 6-week placement, alongside full support with English, maths and CV writing.

January Open Events - Register your Interest

Did you miss our November on campus Open Events? Or maybe you need some more inspiration. Register your interest for our January Open Events today. 

News

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 from our three campuses in Cheltenham, Gloucester and the Forest of Dean, plus, go behind-the-scenes in our exclusive picture galleries.

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HGV Skills Driving the Economy Forward

We’re excited to announce a new, free course which will equip students with the right knowledge and skills to become a Class 1 HGV driver. Upon completion, students will gain either a CAT C or CAT C+E HGV licence.

Free bite-sized tech courses available to Gloucestershire businesses

Businesses across Gloucestershire and beyond can now sign up to free modular tech courses in the Certificate of Future Technologies, a skills training programme created by the West of England Institute of Technology (WEIoT) partnership in response to local needs.

Universities and Colleges Across the World take Climate Action Ahead of COP26

Gloucestershire College has joined 1049 universities and colleges from 68 countries who have pledged to half their emissions by 2030 and reach net-zero by 2050, impacting over 10 million students and showing the education sector’s leadership ahead of COP26 in Glasgow, UK.

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Open Events are back!

After 18 months, we are delighted to welcome prospective students and their parents back to our three campuses for the November Open Events.

The Open Events are the perfect opportunity to meet with our expert lecturers and current students, and we will be showcasing everything from engineering labs to creative studios, libraries, restaurants, salons and more.

Gloucestershire College rolls out GC Zero project at Gloucester campus

Gloucestershire College (GC) continues to lead the way in education by pledging to become carbon-neutral across all its campuses, in line with UK government’s commitment to improve the environment within a generation by 2050.

GlosLive Apprenticeship Training Provider of the Year Winners

Gloucestershire College hailed as Apprenticeship Training Provider of the Year 2021

Gloucestershire College is thrilled to have won Training Provider of the Year at the GloucestershireLive Apprenticeship Awards for the second year running. The awards celebrate Gloucestershire’s best and brightest apprentices, as well as the organisations that enable their success. The ceremony that took place in Kingsholm Stadium on 13 October, highlighted the depth of talent currently within apprenticeship programmes across the county.

A brand new look for Employer Training & Apprenticeships at Gloucestershire College

It's time for a new era. From Friday 15 October, GC will no longer be using the GC Business Hub brand. In its place, comes Employer Training & Apprenticeships from Gloucestershire College.

Secretary of State Michael Gove commends Cheltenham for leading the way in levelling up

Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities and Minister for Intergovernmental Relations, The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, visited Gloucestershire College’s (GC) Cheltenham Campus this week, to see how the College and its partners are shaping the future of cyber through a unique ecosystem.

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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.

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