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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.

GC launches Christmas gift vouchers

Presents for Christmas are great. Experiences even better. But you simply can’t beat giving the gift of learning, and thanks to Gloucestershire College’s new gift vouchers, you can spoil someone special this festive season.

A look inside Gloucestershire College’s brand new high-tech IT training facilities

Gloucestershire College has recently opened two brand new training rooms at its Gloucester campus for IT and Cyber students and apprentices.

Create your own high flyers

Accelerate the growth of your business. Spot people with talent and potential in your organisation. Give them the opportunity gain professionally accredited qualifications.

Grow your own tech talent

We are in an era where businesses are constantly fighting for talent in the digital technology space. Companies across the UK are investing significantly in digital technologies in order to transform their businesses. However, without ensuring that teams have the right experience, knowledge and abilities to make the most of these technologies, these investments will prove worthless.

Find out how many companies are address digital skills shortages in their organisation.

Meet the GC Experts: Digital Marketing Apprenticeships

Meet Nick Workman, Trainer Assessor for marketing apprenticeships at GC since March 2019. Nick supports apprentices and businesses with three marketing apprenticeships, which are all delivered completely in the workplace. Marketing Level 2 and Level 3 are both generalist qualifications providing a good foundation in marketing, whereas the Digital Marketing Apprenticeship is a standard and provides a more in-depth, specialist digital route into marketing.

GC branches out to Bristol

We're delighted to announce the opening of a new Bristol Training venue, where it will deliver a range of courses designed to help people to get back into work. Out of the iconic Castlemead Bristol building, which boasts excellent accessibility and 360-degree views across Bristol, we will offer courses covering IT, skills for job seekers, care, office administration and hospitality and retail, starting from October.

Meet the GC Experts: Luan Wise

We are pleased to support #GlosBiz with CPD by offering short professional training courses to enhance employees’ skills. We offer a wide range of courses suitable for a number of industry sectors, including marketing, which are delivered by chartered marketer Luan Wise.

Meet our apprenticeship team at Cheltenham Racecourse this October

Gloucestershire College will be at the National Apprenticeship Show at Cheltenham Racecourse on 1 & 2 October 2019. You can come along to meet our apprenticeship team to find out more about award winning apprenticeships at GC; find us on stand 61.

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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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