Ms Michelle Soiza, Principal
Ms Michelle Soiza, Principal

Foreword by Michelle Soiza, Principal

As Principal, I am delighted to welcome you to the Gibraltar College website.

You may wish to improve your qualification profile to continue your academic journey or enter the employment market. Alternatively, you may wish to improve your career prospects through professional development or even learn new skills in a positive social setting. Whatever your aspiration, we offer new and exciting qualifications, in addition to engaging leisure programmes to help you achieve your ambition.

We are proud to be the accreditation centre for the UK’s main awarding bodies and professional institutes. You have the opportunity to choose from a range of new, relevant and exciting qualifications and create a programme of study that suits your individual learning style and needs. We have an expert admissions and student services team, if you are unsure or undecided, who will help you find the right course for you.

Our highly dedicated team of professionals will support you throughout your educational journey, fostering wellbeing and personal growth, within a caring and positive learning environment. As an inclusive college, we value diversity and promote tolerance and respect for others at all times.

Thank you for considering being part of the Gibraltar College learning community.”  


Counselling Qualifcation

The Gibraltar College is proud to be the accredited centre in Gibraltar to offer CPCAB;s Counselling professional qualifications. At present, these include:

CPCAB qualifications allow you to study part-time to become a counsellor. They're tried and tested, and regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) in England, Qualifications Wales in Wales and the Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland. Please click on the links above to obtain further information on what each course covers.

September 2023 Counselling Qualifcation Offering

The College will be offering the following Courses September 2023 (subject to numbers).


Course Duration



 CPCAB Level 2 Counselling Skills

30 Weeks

September 2023


 CPCAB Level 3 Counselling Studies*

30 Weeks

September 2023


*Entry Requirement - Students who have already successfully completed CPCAB Level 2 Counselling Skills qualification can apply to enroll in CPCAB’s Level 3 Counselling Studies programme.  Classes run from 17.30 to 20.30.

Please complete the Online Expression of Interest form should you want to receive enrolment updates when they come live. R

September 2023 Counselling Level 2/3 Expression of Interest Form 

Please take note of the necessary requirements for course.

What qualifications do I need?

To work as a counsellor you'll need a minimum of a Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. This qualification will prepare you to work as a counsellor and join a recognised professional association, for example BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy), NCS (National Counselling Society) or ACC (Association of Christian Counsellors). To take this qualification you'll need to have completed our Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills plus our Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies.

In the following video, Andrew Thorne, a Counselling Professional at CPCAB, offers some advice about where to start with CPCAB and how successful completion of Level 2 course can lead to progression into our Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies and future Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.

Becoming a counsellor: where to start





CMI LogoChartered Management Institute - Level 3 and Level 5 Courses

At the Gibraltar College we do not only take people further but also aim to help organisations achieve more. For employers, our CMI courses focus on developing organisations by delivering the very best management training. Our services help different organisations tackle key HR issues such as talent management, employee engagement and managing change.

We are extremely pleased to be the only accredited centre in Gibraltar to offer Charterd Management Institute. Please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to find out when we are scheduled to start new cohorts. You can find syllabus for both qualifications below as well as Fact sheet with student information and list of units to cover for both levels:


Why CMI?

CMI qualifications are practical qualifications for managers and leaders at any level and remain the only awarding body able to award Chartered Manager status. A CMI qualification is highly valued by employers and boost career prospects.

  • Over 85% of managers agreed their management and leadership qualification improved their performance and by transferring their new skills to the work place, almost all have seen a vast improvement in their teams' performance too.

  • 78% of employers agreed that qualifications provide quality assurance for customers and that the benefits outweighed the time, money and effort invested in obtaining them. 

  • More than 80% of managers say that taking a management qualification has resulted in increased professional recognition, with most stating that employers prefer qualified managers when recruiting. 

  • This was confirmed by a further 53% advising that their qualification had helped them in gaining a promotion.

Click on link below to view the additional benefits of enrolling in a CMI qualification.

CMI Membership?

As CMI Members, students  will have access to fast, well-informed answers to be truly effective in solving the daily challenges they face through ManagementDirect. ManagementDirect is an online management resource portal that provides:

  • Access to thousands of online resources, including videos, checklists, e-learning and publications.

  • The ability to create structured learning journeys to address specific challenges.

  • Cost effective, web-based training and development solutions.

  • 24/7 resource accessible by PC, tablet or mobile device.

  • Ability to link teaching resources to your organizational frameworks and initiatives.

  • Hundreds of checklists and interactive scenarios to aid self-directed learning.

  • Self-assessments and automatic CPD recording/reportin

Important Information on AAT and CILEX Courses

The Gibraltar College no longer offers AAT or CILEX courses.

These now come under the University of Gibraltar.  Students interested in applying for AAT or CILEX courses are advised that they should contact the University of Gibraltar for further information.

Professional and Continuing Education Courses

Welcome back students and employers!

Whether you are looking to add to your existing qualifications, develop a new hobby, improve your skills or move to the next level in your career, Gibraltar College has a course that’s right for you. We are very pleased and excited to offer a wide range of continuing education and leisure courses as part of our evening classes programme. Please check our prospectus below for detailed infromation on all our courses.

2022-2023 Adult Education Prospectus - One Destination, Many Paths

Our next enrolment window is scheduled to take place in February 2023. Watch this space for latest information!

If you require further assistance, please phone our Administration Team on telephone number 20071048. 

I hope very much that you will choose to study at the Gibraltar College in the near future and we look forward to welcoming you.

“Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.”


Get in Touch!

  Email:  gc.enquiries@schools.edu.gi
  Phone:  +(350) 20071048



+(350) 20077207


South Bastion,
Line Wall Road,

GX11 1AA

  Opening Hours: 


 9 am - 3.30 pm  
 9 am - 2 pm