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Gloucestershire College

Gloucestershire College is a further and higher education college with over 5,000 full-time and 10,000 part-time students. We’ve got campuses in Cheltenham, Gloucester and The Forest of Dean, all with great transport connections to the local area.

We pride ourselves on giving our students the skills, experience and confidence they need to achieve their goals and ambitions. We do this by continually working with local businesses to ensure that our courses deliver the skills and qualifications employers want and need.


We offer courses in a range of subject areas, including:


Access to Higher Education


Arts, Media, Music and Performing Arts

Business, Administration, Management and Finance

Catering and Hospitality

Construction and Building Services

Counselling and Wellbeing

Discover Pathways



Fashion Academy

Hairdressing, Beauty and Holistic Therapies

Health, Care and Early Years

Higher Education

Independent Living

IT and Computing

Languages and International

Maths and English

Motor Vehicle

Recreational and Leisure

Sixth Form (A Levels)

Sport, Uniformed Public Services and Outdoor Education

Teacher Training

Travel and Tourism



We also offer a range of different course types, including A Levels and GCSEs, vocational qualifications, apprenticeships and traineeships, work-based learning, basic skills courses, higher education programmes, professional qualifications and recreational courses. 

To find out more, why not come and see us at one of our open evenings or advice events?

For a full list of our courses please visit


Get ahead with Gloucestershire College