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Virtual Open Evenings this January

Plan for the year ahead and explore our courses with virtual events hosted by our subject-specialist staff, from 24 January - 25 January.

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

Combining 80% classroom learning with 20% industry placement, T Levels prepare you for careers in construction, healthcare or digital support services.


The NUS extra card has just got even better and is now called Totum. Join Totum now for just £14.99.

Changing the Future Starts with You

We know that celebrating and promoting diversity is key to success.

Just 16% of the IT professionals’ workforce is made up of women. We want to change this and it starts with you. 

Term Dates 2021/22

Full time FE courses start on Wednesday September 8th

Apprentices start on Monday Sept 6th

Please note, the start date for some other courses for adults may vary (earlier or later) but your course team will keep you informed.


Term 1: Ends Friday 22nd October



Term 2: Begins Monday 1st November and ends Wednesday 15th December 



Term 3: Begins Tuesday 4th January and ends Friday 18th February 



Term 4: Begins Monday February 28th and ends Thursday 7th April



Term 5: Begins Monday April 25th and ends Friday 27th May



Term 6: Begins Monday 6th June

End dates do vary but full time FE ends Friday July 1st 


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.