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AAT: Finance your future

Our online and on campus AAT courses are back. Study AAT at our Cheltenham and Gloucester campuses this January. 

Just for Fun courses are BACK!

Whether you want to create insta-worthy floral arrangements, make your own clothes, learn a language or pen your first novel, we have a Just for Fun course for you.

NEW! Cheltenham Campus Construction Centre.

Build the foundations of your career. 

Due to be completed Autumn 2024.


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.

Writing UCAS statement

10 top tips for writing your UCAS personal statement

Maybe you’re wondering how to start it, what kind of examples to include, and what kind of content universities like to see? We’ve put together some of our top tips for making the most of your personal statement.

DevOps Engineer apprenticeship for business

Discover the benefits of DevOps Engineer apprenticeships for both individuals seeking a rewarding career and businesses aiming to remain competitive in today's digital age.

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Employer Guide to the Apprenticeship Journey

As you embark on the apprenticeship journey, it's crucial for businesses to simplify and optimise the process to ensure a seamless transition so both employer and apprentice benefit. We've outlined our employer's apprenticeship journey from the first steps, end-point assessment, and completion at GC.

Celebrating Success as First Cohorts of T Level Students Achieve 100% Pass Rate

We’re thrilled to announce that our very first cohorts of T Level students have achieved a 100% pass rate, compared to the national average of 90.5%!

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Top 6 reasons to return to college as an adult

It’s never too late to learn. Returning to college can give you the opportunity to open new doors and pave the way for personal and professional growth, it can even help you work towards a higher salary. Whether you are looking for a career change or to develop in your current role, adult college courses can give you the skills you need to fulfil your aspirations. Returning to college has become increasingly popular among adults looking to expand their skillset, below are just some of the reasons why.

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Celebrating 5 Years of our Forest of Dean Campus

As we approach the 5th anniversary of the opening of our Forest of Dean campus, we’ve been reflecting on some of the key moments in its journey since we opened the doors in 2018.

Regan Durston T Level student at Kier Construction

T Level Student Beginning Apprenticeship with Roberts Limbrick

Where can a T Level take you? We’re saying a huge congratulations to Regan who’s starting her journey towards a career in architecture after studying the Design, Surveying and Planning for Construction T Level.

Introducing DevOps Engineer Apprenticeship

Enrolment continues for November start of DevOps Engineer Level 4 apprenticeship. If your business is looking to recruit a DevOps apprentice or has a member of staff with potential to grow, get in touch with us today.


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.