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Make 2023 mean more.

Do you want to get back into education but don’t know where to start?

We can help! With a range of FREE Access Courses suitable for school leavers and adults of any age who’d like to give learning another go this is the ideal time to unlock your future. If you choose to study full-time, you may also qualify for a bursary to help with living costs.

Our Access Courses start in January and last for around 18 weeks. There are full and part-time options to choose from, and we’re waiving student fees for full-time and part-time Further Education courses this January, so don't let anything stand in your way!

Find out more here

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Get Into Construction and Engineering Event. Thursday 12th January 10am – 4pm at CERC Lochgilphead

Take a look at our Get Into Construction and Engineering Event on 12 January 2023. We'll be at CERC, Kilmory, Lochgilphead, where we will be showcasing our new pre-apprenticeship courses aimed at introducing people to careers in construction and engineering. We’re working with DYW Argyll and Bute, MacLeod’s Construction, and other key local employers, to offer an all-round careers event.

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Studying with us

Taking the first step in a new direction can feel scary, but be assured that our friendly and supportive staff are here for you if you need us - from finding the right course for you, through the challenges of completing your course, to deciding where to go next.

We've pulled together some of the most common topics that every student needs to know about to prepare for their course, take a look through what's in each section.

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I was worried that I might not have support, but it turns out it’s the opposite - there’s plenty of contact between you and the lecturers, it’s all digitalised so I get my work done efficiently and I don’t struggle as much because I have the lecturers on hand.

Lindsay - Computing with Digital Media student

Funding information

The funding available for your course can play a big part when you’re making decisions. Learn about the different types of funds available and find out how we can support you throughout your studies.  

See our subjects

Not sure of the right course for you? If you’ve got an idea of what you’d like to study but need some inspiration or advice on our courses take a look at our subjects page. From here you’ll be able to see all the courses listed in your chosen subject area. 

Find schools and apprenticeship courses

Find out how you can get involved with college whilst still at school. Our schools’ courses and Foundation Apprenticeships can help you gain additional skills and experiences and prepare you for further studies or employment.