- Ability to work at National 3+ with support
- Or successful completion of the Preparation for Work course.
SCQF Level 4
1 Year (typically 4 days a week in college)
24 Aug 2020
Everything you need to know before applying to this course.
SQA units and vocational qualification.
If you are studying a full-time non-advanced course (below HNC level), you may be entitled to funding.
You can apply for a full-time course online or using a paper form.
Open Days are a great way to find out more about this course and what it’s like to study at NESCol. You will see facilities, meet lecturers and get a feel for life as a student.
NESCol can provide extra support to students who have additional support needs, including:
You may be eligible for additional funding to support the cost of living, including travel costs, cost of materials, and childcare.
Whether you wish to progress in your studies or enter the world of work, North East Scotland College has excellent progression opportunities, with links to eight universities across Scotland and great relationships with industry employers.
“College really helped me bridge the gap between being in relatively small classes at school and being in huge lectures at university.”
“I think for someone like me who didn’t particularly enjoy school or achieve the exam results I wanted there, College was definitely the best option. It also prepared me for university life and set me up with the skills I needed for further study. “
“NESCol is the place that restored my faith in the education system and I was very fortunate to form great relationships, making friends for life and learning from lecturers that could see my passion and believed in me!”
“College has been really great for making new friends and giving me the opportunity to progress to university.”
“I’d recommend the course to anyone interested in a career in sports & fitness. The facilities at College were great, the course was really interesting and I made some good friends along the way. “
“I achieved things at NESCol both academically and personally that I didn’t think possible but with the help of lecturers and friends I made on the course, I feel I have grown as a person. “
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“It’s a qualification that definitely leads directly to related employment which is what most people want out of their College experience.”
“Lecturers have a wide range of industry experience and are very willing to share this with their students.”
“I’m really glad I did the 2 years first at College as I definitely feel better prepared. “
“Coming back to College has given me a great sense of achievement, I feel like I’ve been using my brain again! I met a lovely bunch of people there and got on well with everyone, including the younger students in the class. “
North East Scotland College offers hundreds of courses each year, apply for one now.
You can apply for a place on this course by completing an online application form, which you can access using the ‘Apply Online’ button. Once completed, this will be received by our Admissions Team who will then process your application.
Please note that this service will only accept credit card payment for the full course fee.
If you are eligible for Fee Waiver then you must complete this application form and supply the relevant fee waiver documents to one of the campuses listed below. Some courses are not eligible for fee waiver applications. For further information please contact our Student Advice Centre.
Student Advice Centre
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus
Aberdeen AB25 1BN
If you would prefer to submit a paper form, please return it to us completed and signed.
Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:
The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus
UK AB25 1BN
If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.
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