North East Scotland College is the single largest provider of vocational education and training in the North East of Scotland.

We have a course to suit everyone; whether you're fresh out of school, currently working, returning to education or simply want to try something new — whatever your educational or occupational background, an opportunity awaits at NESCol.


College & Employer Open Evening

College lecturing teams and over 35 employers and exhibitors will be on hand to provide career advice, talk through suitable courses, university options plus discuss future job opportunities and current vacancies.

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New entrant Merchant Navy Officer programme available locally

The Scottish Maritime Academy, in association with Clyde Marine Training, now offers the three year sponsored training programme to become a Deck Officer in the Merchant Navy starting September 2019.

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Upcoming events

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Todayfrom 22May


From Wednesday, 22 May until Thursday, 23 May 2019

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Electric Vehicle Training Opportunity

Monday, 27 May 2019

From 6:00pm until 8:00pm

Aberdeen Altens Campus

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Todayfrom 30May

The 39 Steps

From Thursday, 30 May until Friday, 31 May 2019