West Lothian College

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West Lothian College, strategically placed between the economic centres of Glasgow and Edinburgh, welcomes students of all ages, backgrounds and abilities and helps them realise their ambitions across a range of subjects and disciplines.

The college provides learning opportunities for around 8,000 full time, part time and distance learning students each academic year.

Courses and subjects

A range of courses from NCs and NQs to HNDs are available, and there are agreements with several universities to allow entry to year 2 or 3 of a degree course.

The range of subjects on offer includes: Accounting and Finance; Art and Design; Beauty Therapy; Business and Management; Childhood Practice; Computing and Cyber Security; Construction and Civil Engineering; Creative, Media and Communications; Engineering; ESOL; Hairdressing; Health and Social Care; Maths, English and Languages; Motor Vehicle; Nursing; Professional Cookery; Sciences; Social Sciences; Sport and Fitness; and Travel and Tourism.

Facilities and services

Facilities available include a well stocked library, café, coffee bar, shop, sports club, hair and beauty training salon and a training restaurant, which has an excellent reputation with the public.

The Student Advice Centre staff provide guidance and assistance on a number of areas, including finances, child care, study support and personal issues.


The college is renowned for a number of key specialisms in:


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Career Area


Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy

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Contact Details

Almondvale Crescent
West Lothian
EH54 7EP

01506 418181