Full-time courses at Forth Valley College
Whether you are a school-leaver, a student with an appetite for learning, or someone who wants to take their working life in a different direction, there is a full-time course that’s perfect for you at Forth Valley College.
Anyone hoping to choose and apply for a course will be delighted to know that the college still has places available starting this August across all four teaching departments: Business and Communities; Care, Sport and Construction; Creative Industries, Hospitality and Tourism; and Engineering and Science.
Making Learning Work is the dynamic ethos behind everything Forth Valley does through offering innovative and exciting subjects across their three state-of-the-art campuses in Falkirk, Alloa and Stirling, ranging from Access to Degree level.
The college welcomes over 13,500 students per academic session with 94 per cent of learners progressing to further studies or employment upon completion of their course – proof that completing a course at Forth Valley is an excellent starting point for a successful career.
If you want to study science or engineering it is good to know FVC are one of Scotland’s leading STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) colleges and strategically linked to the Grangemouth strip with their numerous strong industry links. Courses on offer include NC Applied Sciences and HND Industrial Biotechnology.
The Engineering and Science Department has state-of-the-art training facilities which allow them to offer innovative integrated degree programmes in this field linked to the University of Strathclyde, Heriot-Watt University and the University of Stirling and provide training to more than 1000 Modern Apprentices (MAs) every year in everything from engineering to construction.
Care, Sport and Construction courses can also be found at the Falkirk Campus –– and is arguably one of the best learning facilities to be found anywhere in Scotland.
Computing courses are another area of expertise at the Falkirk and Alloa Campuses and the skills students learn in this area will put them at the forefront of the challenge of cyber security in the UK in the years to come. Courses are offered at a range of levels from NC Computing with Cyber Security to HND Computing: Technical Support.
Business courses are a speciality at the Alloa Campus and there is bound to be a course that suits you, whether you are looking to start your career path from scratch or enhance your existing skills. Courses on offer include NQ Finance, HND Accounting and HND Business.
At the Stirling Campus perhaps you could serve up a new career for yourself by applying for a course in Hospitality as their classy Gallery training restaurant - which is open to the public – educates the next generation of chefs and front of house staff. Prepare yourself for a varied and fast-paced career through courses in Professional Cookery – Patisserie, HND Hospitality Management or Hospitality Services and Supervision.
Creative Industries are also particularly strong at Stirling and Integrated BA degrees in Art and Design and Digital Media, in partnership with the University of Stirling, are developing respected reputations across the country.
To cap it all the college works closely with a wide range of partners to ensure opportunities are delivered which meet the needs of learners, employers, local industry and national skill agendas.
Find out more about full-time courses starting this August by visiting www.forthvalley.ac.uk/full-time