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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. 

Skills Bootcamps

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

Professional Courses and Apprenticeships

Continuous professional development with Gloucestershire College

Grow professionally and develop your skills through our professional training courses and apprenticeships, essential for any and every business and employee.

Upskill your staff with Gloucestershire College. Take advantage of our professional training programmes and government funding to support your business.

We offer apprenticeships and courses in:

Accountancy | Business Admin | Customer Services | HR | Management | Marketing | IT & Cyber

Find out more here: gloscol.ac.uk/professional-training 

Gloucestershire College leading the way out of digital skills shortage ‘disaster’

The UK could face a “catastrophic gap” in digital skills warned a recent report published by the Learning and Work Institute and WorldSkills UK. Despite the report’s findings – one being that nationally, young people studying IT subjects is declining – Gloucestershire College has again bucked the trend, with an increased demand for its IT, cyber and digital courses and apprenticeships. Student applications for September 2021 starts have significantly grown across the board, with applications for the College’s university level courses – computing and digital degrees, HNCs and HNDs increasing by a massive 143% year on year. Find out more here.

Works underway to transform Gloucestershire College’s Cheltenham Campus for Cyber, IT and Engineering

The widely anticipated project to create Gloucestershire College’s new £3m Institute of Technology facilities at its Cheltenham campus has commenced.

The redevelopment will see the creation of a brand new cyber and IT area, with specialist computing labs, state of the art attack and defence rooms, forensic tool kits, eco study pods, a dedicated entrance and an open study and networking area. The engineering teaching and learning area is also being extensively refurbished with dedicated spaces for those studying higher level engineering in Cheltenham.

Cyber Security Degree Apprenticeship gets gold seal of approval

Approved by a panel of industry experts, Gloucestershire College’s Cyber Security Degree Apprenticeship in collaboration with UWE Bristol has been accredited with ‘Tech Industry Gold’. Read more here.

Gloucestershire College Professional Training Guide Now Available for Download

The new edition of the Gloucestershire College Professional Training Guide is available to download now! It contains information on the professional services training and apprenticeship courses offered at the College for local businesses and their employees

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.

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.

Meet the GC Experts: Elaine Warwicker

At GC, we are pleased to support #GlosBiz with CPD by offering short professional training courses (usually between 1- 3 day courses) to enhance employees’ skills. We offer a wide range of courses suitable for a number of industry sectors for professionals at all levels. Our courses are delivered by our expert professional tutors; the latest to join the GC Experts is Elaine Warwicker.

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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.

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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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