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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.

ESOL Courses at Gloucestershire College

You may be thinking, why Gloucestershire College? Here are just some of the reasons why you should study English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) with us.

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Courses to Help You Get Into Employment

Are you looking for a way to boost your chances of landing a job or advancing your career? Our courses can help demonstrate your commitment to professional development and set you apart from other candidates in the job market. These types of courses can also be an enjoyable and rewarding experience. You'll have the opportunity to meet new people, learn from experienced tutors, and gain knowledge that can benefit you both professionally and personally. Check out these 5 course options that can help you get into employment and open new doors to career opportunities.

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Lecturers in Industry: Nicola Cudby, Music

We’re proud that so many of our lecturers have either come from industry or still work in it. We’ve been catching up with Nicola Cudby who teaches music, alongside playing keys and saxophone and singing backing vocals in her band, Dead Anyway.

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Why study at GC? Hear from our students

From the longer breaks and lack of uniform to building confidence and becoming more independent, some of our students have rounded up their favourite things about college!

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Adult Learning Courses at Gloucestershire College

Your learning doesn’t need to stop. Acquiring new knowledge, skills, and competencies is a great way to enhance your personal and professional lives, so finding the right adult course can support lifelong learning and development. We've listed our range of adult courses below, there may even be something for you.

New Machining Technician Apprenticeship Level 3

Our new Level 3 Machining Technician Apprenticeship Standard was designed to contribute to Gloucestershire’s engineering talent pool by equipping the sector’s current and future workforce with skills, knowledge and behaviours in line with the latest industry requirements. It was tailored to meet the needs of Gloucestershire-based engineering and manufacturing companies of all sizes.

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Hear from our Apprentices in our Apprenticeship Q&A Panel

During our Apprenticeship Open Evening, we hosted an apprentice Q&A panel where our leaners answered questions all about apprenticeships. From Level 2 to Level 6, our panel of learners representing a range of industry sectors gave an in-depth look into the apprenticeship process, their daily tasks and their futures career aspirations. Here's what they had to say:

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Meet Sam Weller, Construction T Level student working at Kier Group

What does a T Level in Design, Surveying and Planning for Construction really cover? We've been speaking to Sam Weller, who's completing his placement with the industry leading Kier Group.


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.