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Not sure what to study?

Throughout our lives we have to make important decisions - one of these decisions is which subject, course and career path to choose!

One of the biggest decisions we face is what to do when we leave school, and what we want to do for a career. You may wonder how to get a good job, how to get back into the job market or how you can change your educational or professional path.

For some the choice is straightforward, but for most, knowing what to do next and how to achieve your goals is no easy task!

Discover which level is right for you

If you know which subject area you want to study, but are not sure which level to apply for, we can help you decide. Apply for one of our 'Discover' courses and, during your interview, we'll advise you which level of course would most suit your previous experience, interest and knowledge.

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Career Coach

Career Coach has been custom-built so that North East Scotland College students and prospective students can access course, higher education and career information based on the College's course offering! 

The Career Coach website is designed to give you the most up-to-date information on jobs and career prospects across the UK, providing you with an accurate snapshot of salaries, training, employment rates and employment trends in your chosen region. You can also select your course (or a course you are considering) and see what types of employment opportunities that course could lead to.

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My Kid's Career

If you are a parent looking for information, Skills Development Scotland has put together a website with up-to-date statistics on sectors that are set to grow. They've highlighted some industries that are on the rise, to help you explore where your child could go.

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Help and Advice

Pre-entry Guidance Meetings

If you have some queries, or would like to discuss your options in more depth with one of our Advisers, then please don't hestiate to get in touch and organise a pre-entry guidance meeting.

Enquiries and appointments can be made by contacting:

Aberdeen City Campus Student Advice Centre
Telephone: 01224 612284
Email: studentadvice@nescol.ac.uk

Fraserburgh Campus Student Advice Centre
Telephone: 01346 586129
Email: studentadvice@nescol.ac.uk

Open Days

Our Open Day events take place twice every year, and are a great opportunity to visit the College campuses and chat to lecturers and curriculum staff, and student support teams, about the opportunities available at North East Scotland College.

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