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1ST JUL 2024

What is 'Learning that Works'?

Learning that Works
Learning that Works

We talk about “Learning that works” a lot, but what does it really mean? Read on to find out!


We talk about “Learning that works” a lot, but what does it really mean? 

When it comes to your education, finding a learning experience that truly works for you can make all the difference in achieving your goals and building a successful career. At Gloucestershire College (GC), we know the importance of providing a learning environment that goes beyond textbooks and exams. Our tagline, "Learning that works," encapsulates the essence of what we offer - a transformative educational journey combined with employer links and work opportunities, to prepare you for a lifetime of success.  

Learning that Inspires 

True learning goes hand-in-hand with inspiration. Our talented lecturers bring a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise to the classroom, ensuring that your learning experience is relevant, up-to-date, and engaging. 

You’ll be inspired by real-world examples and practical applications. Whether you are studying engineering, business, health and social care, or any other discipline, you can expect to learn from industry experts who are passionate about their subjects – and keen to inspire you! With their guidance, you won’t only acquire the right skills and knowledge, but you’ll also have the freedom to explore your interests along the way, helping you find your purpose and unlocking your full potential. 

Learning that Empowers 

Education isn’t just about acquiring knowledge; it’s about empowering you to become a confident, independent thinker and doer. Our supportive learning environment supports your personal growth, allowing you to develop essential life skills such as team working, problem-solving, and effective communication. By nurturing and growing these skills, we empower our students to excel in their chosen fields and feel confident in their futures. 

Learning that Challenges 

We believe that growth happens outside of your comfort zone. That's why we’re committed to providing challenging learning experiences that push you beyond your limits. At GC, you’ll be encouraged to step out of your comfort zone, take risks, and explore new possibilities. Our courses, combined with state-of-the-art facilities that mirror real-world workplaces, allow you to gain hands-on experience and develop the skills necessary to thrive in your chosen field. 

Learning that Excites 

Learning should never be dull and monotonous! At GC, we strive to make education exciting and enjoyable, keeping you motivated and engaged throughout your learning journey. We offer a vibrant and inclusive learning community, where you can collaborate in group projects and benefit from interactive teaching and technology-driven learning tools. By making education dynamic and fun, we create an environment where you can truly flourish. 

Learning that Works 

The ultimate goal of education is to prepare you for a successful future. That's why we go above and beyond to connect you with a network of local employers, providing you with invaluable work experience opportunities and industry insights. We encourage our students to explore their passions whilst also developing skills that are highly valued in today's job market. Through interactive projects, guest speakers, and industry visits, we aim to ignite a lifelong love for learning and provide the necessary tools for success. 


With industry-expert lecturers, an inspiring environment, and opportunities for growth and career development, we’re committed to unlocking your potential and ensuring your success. Whether you plan to pursue higher education, an apprenticeship, or enter the world of work directly, our courses are here to inspire, empower, challenge and excite you.  

Join us this September, gain independence and begin a learning journey that will prepare you for a bright and fulfilling future. Explore our BTEC and T-Level courses today to get started! 


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