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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.

Apprenticeship Spotlight: Rhiannon Howells, GloucestershireLive Apprenticeship Awards 2021 Finalist

We couldn’t be prouder of our apprentices who have secured places in the final for the GlosLive Apprenticeship Awards 2021. Meet Rhiannon Howells, one of the finalists and an apprentice at Longlevens Infant school. Rhiannon is working as a receptionist at the school while completing her Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship.

Remote education provision: information for parents, carers and learners

Read more about what to expect from Gloucestershire College with our remote education provision for pupils.

Engineering Apprenticeships: Bridging Logic and Creativity

Discover how an apprenticeship in Engineering could kick-start an exciting and a satisfying career and learn more about our open vacancies with some of the best engineering companies in Gloucestershire. There’s still time to apply!

Apprentice Spotlight: Georgia Ryland, GloucestershireLive Apprenticeship Awards 2021 Finalist

Congratulations to Georgia Ryland, our proud finalist in GlosLive Apprenticeship Awards 2021! We caught up with Georgia to wish her all the best, to learn more about her apprenticeship experience and future career aspirations.

Gloucestershire College becomes a finalist for Apprenticeship Training Provider of the Year 2021

Gloucestershire College is delighted to be once again recognised by the GloucestershireLive Apprenticeship Awards for its vital contribution to upskilling the workforce of tomorrow.

5 reasons you should work in catering and hospitality

If they say variety is the spice of life, then catering and hospitality is the Scotch Bonnet of industries. You could serve festival goers at Glastonbury, a fresh catch in Padstow or fine dining at The Ivy. Find out why you should work in catering and hospitality.

Gloucestershire College - Covid Update

Read the latest Covid update from Gloucestershire College here.

Introducing ADA: The Advanced Digital Academy

We’re excited to offer a sneak peek into our new cyber and computing training venue at Cheltenham Campus

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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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