Why you should choose a place at Forth Valley College in 2021

After an unsettling year, one of Scotland’s biggest colleges is offering plenty of choice for prospective students for courses commencing August 2021.

Promoted by Forth Valley College
Thursday, 5th November 2020, 12:30 pm
Forth Valley offers lots of options and will help you choose the one that’s right for you

Forth Valley College delivers the ideal pathways for everyone – from school leavers making their first steps onto the career ladder, adult returners and even those looking for a change of career or direction.

Across its three campuses in Falkirk, Stirling and Alloa, the college offers everything from access courses to degrees, across four teaching departments: Business and Communities; Care, Sport and Construction; Creative Industries, Hospitality and Tourism; and Engineering and Science.

Your choices

In these uncertain times, now is the time to acquire a qualification

Forth Valley offers lots of options and will help you choose the one that’s right for you.

Choose a full-time NQ/NC – in line with the level of courses offered to senior phase school pupils, these courses can also develop skills or knowledge in a specific subject or occupational area.

Choose a full-time HNC/HND – available in a wide range of subjects these higher level qualifications may lead directly to employment or give you the skills and confidence needed to progress on to university.

Choose a degree – it currently offers nine partnership university degree programmes with three well-respected universities.

The college has invested £128million in state-of-the-art campuses in recent years

Choose a Modern Apprenticeship – earn while you learn – gain a qualification whilst in full-time employment and look forward to lots of practical hands-on learning.

Prepare for your future

In these uncertain times, now is the time to acquire a qualification as the Forth Valley community and Scotland as a whole, are going to need qualified and fully trained professionals to help the economy recover, develop and grow in the coming months and years.

Courses are also available to help you change your career, so this is the ideal place for adult learners eager to take a new path in their working life.

Going digital

FVC has risen to the challenging restrictions imposed over the last few months by becoming a sector leader in regards to virtual delivery.

No-one can predict what will happen in the near future, however, the college’s current blended delivery model is ensuring that students still have the best possible learning experiences, with a combination of online learning and study on campus.

State-of-the-art campuses

The college has invested £128million in state-of-the-art campuses in recent years and students benefit from classrooms, workshops, laboratories, studios and simulated teaching environments which are fully equipped with the latest resources and technology. It also offers first class facilities including flexible study spaces, Learning Resource Centres, gyms, salons, refectories and a fine dining restaurant at the Stirling Campus.

Help and support

Forth Valley College can help with queries around course choice, progression, additional support for learning and personal support. They also offer comprehensive funding and wellbeing support on request.

Success rates

The recent award recognition and success statistics speak for themselves. Forth Valley was recently recognised in the top eight finalists across three categories – including FE College of the Year – at the UK TES awards and figures show that 94 per cent of its students progress to employment or further study upon completion of their course.

Choose college…choose Forth Valley College.

For more information, please visit www.forthvalley.ac.uk/applynow