Aberdeen Altens Campus
Find out about study, sport and recreation facilities at Aberdeen Altens Campus, as well as important resources for information and support.
About Altens Campus
Our Aberdeen Altens Campus houses many of the engineering, construction and automotive courses on offer, and is perfectly situated at the beginning of a main arterial transport route to Stonehaven and the South.
The building has been designed and landscaped to provide lots of social areas, which are vital to the life of any modern educational campus, and the main building incorporates a wide variety of CO2-reducing measures.
The Campus is home to construction and automotive workshops, engineering workrooms, a top floor restaurant offering views out to the sea, a state-of-the-art fitness suite and more!
See below for more information on the study and leisure facilities, and the information and support facilities available at the Aberdeen Altens Campus.
The College runs a bus to our Altens Campus to and from Aberdeen City Centre (excluding holiday periods).
Information & Support
Our friendly staff at the Aberdeen Altens Campus are in place to welcome you to the building, help you find your way around and help with any questions or queries you might have.
Our staff are dedicated to helping you make the most of your studying, so can assist with anything from IT queries and finding information, to how to access resources.
Sport & Fitness
Promoting the health, well-being and fitness of staff and students.
Where to Eat
Take a break at one of the places to relax, eat and drink at Aberdeen Altens Campus.
Monday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am – 4:15pm
Study at Aberdeen Altens Campus
Don’t take our word for it! Find out what our students think about studying at NESCol.
Painting & Decorating Apprenticeship
“To any other girls who are thinking of a career in construction: stick with it! NESCol will give you skills for a lifelong career as well as the opportunity to explore creatively.”
Media, Communication & TV
HND Creative Industries: TV
“I have grown as a person. I loved my time at NESCol, being around like minded people, collaborating with them and focusing on my passion. “
HNC Complementary Therapies graduates
Hair, Beauty & Complementary Therapies
HNC Complementary Therapies
The first group of HNC Complementary Therapies students graduated from NESCol.
HND Acting & Performance
“I really enjoyed my time at NESCol. It really made me focus my sights on a career path in screen acting and I am confident that the skills I have developed at college have given me a great start. “
“I would encourage anyone who feels they have outgrown school to apply for NESCol. If you feel too mature for a school environment but perhaps too young for university, give yourself the experience of further education.”
HNC Mechanical Engineering
“It’s given me a recognized qualification for progressing my career in the industry.”
Shell Engineering Scheme
“Studying at NESCol definitely helped me get my job – every day I put into practice things I learned at college.”
HNC Electrical Engineering
“I had a great experience at the College and thought the lecturers and facilities were excellent so when I had the opportunity to return through my employer it was a no brainer.”
HND Media & Communications
“The HND is an excellent hands-on grounding in Media & Communications and has taught me so much about the industry. As well as learning the theory, the course allows you to gain practical experience which is invaluable for progressing your career.”
Diploma in Automotive Accident Repair & Principles
“College gave me the start I needed in the automotive industry. The lecturers helped me get my apprenticeship and from there I built up my knowledge and experience between my time at work and in College. “