About Gloucestershire College
Gloucestershire College also known as Gloucestershire College of Arts and Technology, is a college of further education in the county of Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. It was originally formed in 1980 from the merger of four county colleges being Gloucestershire College of Education, Gloucestershire College of Art and Design, Gloucester City College of Technology, and North Gloucestershire College of Technology.
The college offers a wide range of education and training programmes, including A Levels and GCSEs, vocational qualifications, work-based learning, basic skills courses, higher education, short courses for business, part-time day and evening courses and English for overseas students. Courses offered are mostly focus on these areas such as Early years, computing with games programming, computing with ICT, computing with software development, health care practice, and therapeutic counselling.
The College has been awarded an overall grade of 'good', which is a significant improvement in performance since the previous Ofsted Inspection in year 2008. The college was graded as 'outstanding' for the College's partnership work and for the College's accommodation and industry standard resources.
Gloucestershire College is committed to attracting and retaining staff and students from a wide variety of backgrounds. The college aims to be a champion of equality and diversity, promoting and encouraging all students and staff, to realise their full potential.