Our courses are created in collaboration with industry, giving you skills and practical experience to ensure you are ready for your next step. You can choose from over 700 courses across 24 different subject areas with full-time, part-time, and evening options available that you can fit around your commitments. We also have a range of open learning courses that can be studied from the comfort of your own home.
Advanced Higher, Higher and National 5 level courses are open for application.National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher
Attend college for 3.5 days per week (approximately 20 hours) for the duration of the college year, although some courses can be different
Courses for School Pupils
Vocational pathways ensure pupils are better prepared for the world of work and enhance post-school choices.
Attendance is generally one two day sessions per week depending on the type of course you are studying.
Attendance is generally one - two evening sessions per week depending on the type of course you are studying.
Your team can undertake training with us either as a trainee within a scheduled course or our expert lecturers and associates can deliver a bespoke training to meet your business needs.
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Funding and Fees
When you are considering starting college, one of the most important issues to consider is funding and how you intend to pay for some of the costs that come with being a student.Visit Funding and Fees
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Art and Design
Illustration, life drawing, graphic design, computer arts and animation and fashion and textiles.
Classic vehicle restoration, vehicle accident repair, transport maintenance and advanced vehicle diagnostics.
Early learning, childhood practice and professional development.
Software development, networking, computer science, games development and systems.
Brickwork, plastering, roofing, stonemasonry, plumbing, carpentry and joinery, and painting and decorating.
Power systems, installation, motors and generators, electronics and soldering, signal processing and more.
Enterprise and Commerce
Business, marketing, finance and accounting, legal and policing, human resources, data science, administration.
Mechanical, fabrication and welding, maintenance, control and automation, instrumentation and measurement systems.
Hairdressing and Beauty
Hairdressing, barbering, beauty and wellness therapies.
Health Professions and Social Services
Healthcare, dental, pharmacy, nursing, social services and counselling.
Media, Music and Sound Production
Music, sound production, music business, songwriting and digital media.
French, German, Spanish, Italian, Gaelic and British Sign Language (BSL).
Performing Arts and Photography
Make-up artistry, acting, performance, dance, musical theatre, technical theatre and costume design and photography.
Professional Cookery and Hospitality
Bakery, food and beverage service, larder, patisserie, management, food hygiene, wine and spirits and license holder.
Routes into Education or Employment
Part-time and full-time courses designed to help you move on to further learning or employment.
Sports and Fitness
Personal trainer, outdoor pursuits, sports therapy, coaching, fitness and sports.
The support we get from lecturers to be creative and to keep us striving to achieve the perfect finish on what myself and my classmates are baking is amazing.Khadijah - Bakery NC
My College experience has taught me that I’m capable of a lot more than I ever thought possible and that is something I will pass on to my daughters – inviting them along to watch me graduate was a definite highlight.Scott - Human Resource Management HND
College has given me the opportunity to learn English and improve my skills in hairdressing.Radost - VTCT Level 3 Hairdressing