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New FOR 2020 - The Foundation Apprenticeship in Digital Manufacturing is here!
Renfrewshire pupils are the first in the country who can choose the new Foundation Apprenticeship in Digital Manufacturing – the first of its kind in Scotland.Read more
Online Learning Courses Available Now!
As Scotland’s largest college provider of Online Learning, we are committed to providing our students with the flexibility to study in a way that suits their lifestyle and commitments.
CORONAVIRUS: IMPORTANT STUDENT UPDATE ON COURSE PROGRESSION
Since our campus closures last month, we know you may be wondering about how you can progress and achieve your course. All colleges have agreed to work together under a single set of guidelines and have issued some frequently asked questions (FAQs) as shown below. We hope these help answer some of your questions and address any concerns that you may have. Our aim is to help you, along with your fellow students across Scotland, to continue your learning and to achieve your qualification this year, if possible.
SQA update on arrangements for quality assurance and the certification of National Courses and Awards – a message to schools and colleges
SQA has provided an update in three key areas. Secondly, the marking of National 5 coursework. Finally, details on their approach to the certification of National 2, National 3 and National 4 courses, National Certificates, National Progression Awards, Skills for Work courses, Awards, and free-standing units at SCQF levels 5, 6 and 7.
CORONAVIRUS: College Donates £3000 - Worth of Sanitiser
West College Scotland has donated £3,000 worth of hand-sanitiser to a local Health and Social Care team to help them through the Coronavirus emergency.
17 March 2020
FACE-TO-FACE TEACHING SUSPENDED BY FRIDAY
Following the announcements by the UK and Scottish Governments, West College Scotland will be suspending all face-to face teaching by Friday 20 March. If you have been advised to work from home by your lecturers, then you should do so. Your lecturers will provide further curriculum advice and support.
6 March 2020
WCS Delivers Unique Experience for Modern Apprentices
West College Scotland has been getting its Modern Apprentices valuable experience they wouldn't find elsewhere - through their very own Motorsport Academy.
6 March 2020
Former WCS Modern Apprentice takes on two new Modern Apprentices
Charlene McManus is a graduate of West College Scotland who is now running her own business. Charlotte completed a Modern Apprenticeship with the College and learned to ply her trade through a combination of classroom-based learning as well as gaining practical experience by working in industry.