Your future starts here.
If you need or have needed support for your learning in the past, our range of Supported Programmes at NESCol will get you started at College. Building confidence, consolidating core skills and learning new skills in a nurturing and welcoming environment are all at the heart of these programmes.
Estimated hospitality vacancies in Scotland¹
If you feel like your anxiety is really bad or if you have a disability, don’t let that bring you down. If you don’t try, you’ll never know! I might be deaf, but because you’ve got disabilities it doesn’t make you different to anybody else.”
Ross left school to take part in our DFN Project Search programme and now has a Modern Apprenticeship with ScotRail.
Our friendly and supportive staff are experienced in delivering a diverse and relevant curriculum to suit a range of needs. We offer courses at different levels, including general education and employability courses for school leavers and adult returners to education. We also have vocationally specific courses in key service industries. Sectors include:
- Food and Drink
Of Scotland's workforce is employed in retail²
Where you can study
Dedicated, enthusiastic and industry experienced teaching staff guide students through their chosen course. Comprehensive online resources, engaging classroom sessions and innovative practical experiences are used to provide a springboard to future careers. Our nurturing learning environment and supportive approach aims to get the best out of every individual and ensure NESCol students fulfil their potential in employment and life.
What our students think
In autumn 2021, more than 5,000 full-time students responded to our First Impressions Survey (86% of those eligible) and we are delighted to share some of the feedback we received.
Get in touch
Our student advisers can help with any application enquiries.
Contact the team directly by calling 01224 612330, dropping into your local Student Advice Centre, or by emailing email@example.com. Student advisors are also available on LiveChat when the chat icon appears at the bottom of our website.
¹ Source: UK Hospitality Scotland
² Source: Scottish Government