Fife College are dedicated to transforming the lives of their 6,000 full time and 14,000 part time students through tailored pathways and progression routes, to help them on the way to their future career. With 97% of their students going on to further study or employment, their courses are all geared towards providing you with the most meaningful, relevant, work ready skills to ultimately get the job you want.
Courses and subjects
The college has a huge range of courses; over 400 across 40 different subject areas, all carefully tailored to meet the latest industry needs. From introductory level access and certificate courses to Higher National Certificate (HNC), Higher National Diploma (HND) and degree, you can get the relevant qualification to help you.
As well as providing a route to university (with some HNDs offering direct access to year 3 of a degree), the college also offers the opportunity to study for a full degree locally, saving you money on living costs and travel expenses, or allowing you to fit your degree around your other commitments.
Subject areas include: Built Environment and Construction; Business, Management, Administration and Enterprise; Care and Social Sciences; Computing and Digital Technologies; Creative Industries; Culinary Arts; Engineering; Hair, Beauty and Make-up Artistry; Languages and ESOL; Science; Sport and Fitness; Supported Learning; Sport and Fitness; Tourism, Events and Customer Service.
Facilities and services
The college is located across Fife with five campuses in Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes, Levenmouth and Rosyth.
The modern learning spaces offer both collaborative classroom environments as well industry relevant workshops and labs to provide you with the best possible environments to help you succeed in learning, life and work.
The first rate facilities include fully kitted out construction and engineering workshops, kitchens, bistros, a recording studio, radio station, theatre, computing labs, sports facilities, hair and beauty salons, and even an aircraft cabin!
They also have a range of support services in place to make sure that your time at college is the best it can be! From libraries to student support services, their teams are there for you from the moment you apply for a course, right through your time studying at the college. And if there’s anything they can’t help you with, they work closely with a number of organisations across Fife and beyond who specialise in a whole variety of different areas.
The college have a number of specialisms but place particular focus on the key employment sectors in the region, including Construction, Engineering, Digital Technologies, the Service Industry and Food and Drink.
So, whether you’re looking to go on to further study, or want to get straight into work, they can help you get what you need for your future career.
Courtesy of Fife College