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Not enjoying year 12? It's not too late to switch this September and we will help you every step of the way. Find out more and apply to GC today 

Skills Bootcamp: Digital Marketing

If you’re aged 19 and over and looking to progress in your digital marketing career, a Skills Bootcamp could be your next step.

Register your interest today. 

Progression Paths

A progression path is a route you plan to take through education and into employment. We encourage all our students to think ahead so that they can choose the right courses to fit them and their future.

Your future isn’t set in stone of course, but we want you to be as prepared as possible. That’s why we help our students to plan and think about the next stages of their life.

We run ‘This Time Next Year’ programme through On-Track tutorials each year to make sure you get independent impartial advice and guidance. This programme and the staff will be able to:

  • Provide useful resources for you to explore
  • Signpost to organisations and courses
  • Give expert advice on Apprenticeships
  • Support you with UCAS Applications
  • Search for employment and or future courses

Careers Week

Every year we hold a week-long event aimed at helping our students and prospective students to plan ahead. You’ll be able to talk to tutors, Learning Mentors, our Careers Leader and other members of staff about the options your course could lead to.

Paths through Education

Levels 4-6 (Level 4) Certificates of HE / (Level 5) HNC, Foundation Degrees, HND / (Level 6) Bachelor Degrees, Graduate Certificates and Diplomas / NVQ Level 4 or 5

Level 3 AS + A2 Level / BTEC National Diploma Certificate / Access to HE / NVQ Level 3, Advanced Apprenticeship

Level 2 GCSE A*-C / VGCSE AA*-CC / BTEC First Diplomas and Certificate NCFE Level 2 / NVQ Level 2

Level 1 GCSE D-G / VGCSE DD-GG / BTEC Introductory Diploma and Certificate / NVQ Level 1


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.