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FREE courses for adults

Lifetime skills are guaranteed with our FREE courses for adults in trades, finance, management and care. If you're aged 19+ and don't have a Level 3 qualification, apply today to change the course of your future.

Evening courses are BACK!

Whether you want to create insta-worthy floral arrangements, make your own clothes, learn a language or pen your first novel, there’s a creative evening course at GC for you.

Professional short courses

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

FREE online short courses

Retrain for a new career or improve skills in your current one. Online courses available in business, IT, care and more, to study at home when it suits you. Flexible, free and with dedicated online support.

Refresh or retrain for your career move

Gain the skills and confidence 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, whether you are long-term unemployed or have recently been made redundant. 

Keep learning, wherever you are

Our new range of online-only, remote and blended courses cover business, finance, health and social care, Access to HE, apprenticeships and FREE short courses. Ensuring you can continue to develop around home and work life, or even prepare for a career change.

Traineeships for 16-24 year olds

Motivated and looking for your big break? Skills Accelerator and Traineeships can help you reach your goals. An 8-week course in valuable work skills with a 6-week work placement and full support with your English, maths and CV writing to give you that all-important work experience employers love.

Coronavirus Update: We will be open to all students and apprentices from September.

From the new academic year, starting this September, students can expect the same expert tuition, personalised support and face-to-face delivery as is standard for GC, with some courses incorporating elements of online, remote or blended learning to ensure the social distancing measures we have implemented can be followed.

First students and apprentices are welcomed back onto campus

We are pleased to say Gloucestershire College has welcomed some of our students and apprentices back onto site this week. Find out more here.

Black Lives Matter

As an organisation we continue to be moved by recent and past tragic events in the US, which have highlighted racial inequality across the world, and want to let our staff and students to know that we stand against racism in all its forms, respect and celebrate differences, and support the Black Lives Matter movement.

Employers urgently needed for top Cyber Degree Apprenticeship candidates

Gloucestershire College currently has over 20 outstanding candidates who have been offered a conditional place on our Cyber Degree Apprenticeship course and are looking for an employer to start their cyber-career with. Find out more here.

Current phased return and full September opening for all students and apprentices

Read the latest from our Principal about how Gloucestershire College plans to fully open in September to students and apprentices, adhering to the latest social distancing guidelines from the Government.

Learn languages online with GC

If you’ve always wanted to learn a new language to use on holiday or with friends and family, now you can from the comfort of home, thanks to the launch of Gloucestershire College’s new remote courses for beginners, which are fun, flexible, affordable and accessible to all.

Ready to support you to achieve your best, in any eventuality

Our teaching teams are very busy getting ready to settle students into their new course and designing exciting new learning activities. Whilst they’re planning for excellent face-to-face delivery, they’re also preparing for all eventualities; using a wide-range of delivery methods that support remote learning - if required.

Gloucestershire College announces new Academic Sponsorship of pioneering cyber group CyNam

As part of their commitment to developing the next generation of cyber and IT talent in the region, Gloucestershire College is delighted to announce their partnership with local cyber group CyNam as academic sponsor. The College’s strategic partnership with Cheltenham’s influential cyber group will give more students the opportunity to enter this cutting-edge industry. Moreover, it will provide more local employers the ability to access the College’s specialised cyber and IT courses and apprenticeship training, and outstanding talent pool of readily available cyber and IT candidates.

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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.

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