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Prepare for your next step: meet our expert lecturers and support teams, find out more about your options and check out our facilities.

 

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

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.

Professional Short Courses

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

Skills Bootcamps

Fast-track your career in Cyber Security with intensive courses in web development and IT support and get a guaranteed interview with a local employer too. 

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.

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.

Online payment now available

Gloucestershire College is pleased to make it even easier for learners to apply by offering online payment for a number of courses from January 2020.

Milestone School gains skilled, motivated staff with apprenticeships

The Milestone School, part of SAND Academies Trust has been recruiting apprentices for over five years, ranging from school leavers to more mature apprentices, to meet the needs of the school and its pupils. Taking on apprentices has enabled the school to benefit from staff of a range of ages, life skills, experience and expertise, which has added depth and breadth to the whole school staff team.

GC signs up to tackle climate change

Ahead of this month’s UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid, Gloucestershire College declared its commitment to tackling climate change by becoming one of the first UK colleges to sign the Global Climate Emergency Letter, in addition to The SDG Accord.

Online ILM leadership course now available

Gloucestershire College is delighted to announce it is now an ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) Approved Centre delivering the online-only Level 3 Diploma in Leadership and Management.

NEW University Level Prospectus

Did you know that we offer a range of HNCs, HNDs, higher apprenticeships, professionally accredited courses, foundation degrees and degrees? Explore all of our university level courses in our prospectus.

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.

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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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