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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.

Dene Magna sixth form confirmed at Gloucestershire College

From September this year students will be able to study A-levels in the heart of the Forest of Dean thanks to a new partnership between Dene Magna and Gloucestershire College.

The school will offer a broad range of A-levels taught by Dene Magna staff at Gloucestershire College’s brand new Cinderford campus, which opened last September. The move greatly benefits local students by further extending the quality provision of education opportunities in first class facilities.

Developing Cheltenham's future cyber generation

Over 100 visitors attended Gloucestershire College’s business event in partnership with The University of the West of England (UWE) on Tuesday 9 July to hear about the future of cyber security in Cheltenham, strengthened by the new cyber degree partnership between GC and UWE.

Meet the GC Experts: Computing Industry Digital Apprenticeships

At GC, training is delivered practically in College and the workplace; apprentices complete their apprenticeships with not only recognised professional qualifications, but also valuable industry knowledge, skills and behaviours that they can implement in the workplace.

This time, we are catching up with the experts behind GC’s Computing Industry Digital Apprenticeships.

Plans unveiled for new electrical engineering provision at Gloucestershire College in Cheltenham

Gloucestershire College has announced plans to open a brand new electrical engineering facility at its Cheltenham campus from September this year. The news follows their successful bid to become an Institute of Technology in partnership with the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), which will provide investment of up to £3 million into Advanced Engineering and Cyber facilities at the College.

Partnership with Hooray Recruitment helps fill apprenticeship gaps in county

Gloucestershire College has partnered with Hooray Recruitment, a Cheltenham based recruitment agency to provide a new platinum service to help businesses to fill harder to appoint apprenticeship roles.

Partnership with UWE to deliver cyber degrees in Cheltenham

Gloucestershire College (GC) has announced an exciting venture with the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) to offer new cyber degrees in Cheltenham from September 2020. The strengthened partnership will expand computing and cyber security courses offered locally through a dedicated cyber training facility at GC’s Cheltenham campus.

GC supports Cheltenham to become cyber capital of the UK

Last month Cheltenham Borough Council set out its aim to make Cheltenham the cyber capital of the UK in its three-year corporate strategy. In efforts to support this aim, Gloucestershire College (GC) is now working with Cyber Security Associates and other expert digital security businesses in the county to provide qualifications to train competent Cyber Security Technologists

Colleges Week 13th - 17th May

Colleges Week takes place this week for the second time this academic year, and is part of the ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign. Colleges across the country are once again hosting events to showcase the brilliant academic work and social achievements they undertake on a daily basis.

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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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