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Enrolment: Your Guide to Join GC

Our November Open Events are back!

Sign up for our November Open Events today to meet our expert lecturers and support teams, find out more about your options and check out our facilities. 

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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.

T Levels - The Next Level Qualification

A new, two-year qualification bringing together 80% classroom learning with 20% industry placement. Equivalent to A Levels, T Levels give you a head start towards the career you want. Apply for construction, healthcare or digital support services today, to start in September 2021.


Join Totum for just £14.99

The NUS extra card has just got even better and is now called Totum.  

When to apply

Applications for courses starting in September 2021 are now open

Recommended full-time application submission date:

Before 31st March 2021

Due to the popularity of our courses, we strongly recommend applying before 31st March to ensure you have the best opportunity to secure a place on your chosen course.

Full-time applications received after 31st March 2021

We will still consider applications made after 31st March, however this may result in you not being able to join your first-choice course.

In these circumstances, priority will be assessed in relation to the time of application and meeting entry criteria. If a course reaches capacity, we will offer an alternative available course as per our admissions policy. Please be reassured that this relates to only a small number of courses.


You can apply for a course on our website, where you will be prompted to register for an account online. Click below to choose your course and apply online:



Recommended higher education application submission date:

Before 1st September 2021

Applications for higher education courses for the 2021/22 academic year commencing September 2021 will be accepted from the 8th September 2020. Full-time higher education applicants are required to submit their application through UCAS or direct through the GC website, and can submit their application from the 8th September 2020.

Higher education applications received after 1st September 2021

Applicants who apply after 1st September will be considered, however applications submitted after this date will be subject to additional academic conditions such as the course start date and content of the course missed. 


You can apply for a course on our website, where you will be prompted to register for an account online. Click below to choose your course and apply online:



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.