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2016/17 Full time course applications

Following the closure of applications to full time courses on Friday 29 April, we are now in the process of re-opening our August 2016 provision.

Please see here for a list of full time courses with places still available. We will continue to review applications and add further courses which have places available on an on-going basis. 

Our course information team are available to answer any queries and be contacted at 0131 660 1010 or
New courses launched for application

We are pleased to be able to offer four new entry level courses to our course portfolio:
 These courses will start in August 2016, please share information with your pupils.
Our Tourism & Hospitality centre is inviting you to explore our courses and facilities at our Tourism & Hospitality Open Day.
Subject areas include:
See first-hand our kitchens, restaurants, salons, classrooms, training aircraft and other college facilities while getting the chance to speak to staff and students about the range of courses we offer.
  • Speak to staff and students to gain a full understanding of the opportunities available
  • Tour the campus facilities
  • See demonstrations from our students in our subject areas
  • Find out about our courses and choose the right one for you
This event is aimed at all pupils from S1 – S6 who want to find out more about the courses we offer and the opportunities these lead too.

Please register your schools attendance by clicking the button below. 
Register now
From June 2016 we have a number of Foundation Apprenticeships (SCQF Level 6) places still available and will remain open throughout April and May. Foundation Apprenticeships enable pupils in S4 to S6 to complete elements of a Modern Apprenticeship while still at school. 

A member of staff will be in touch with Guidance Teachers to arrange a meeting to provide further information on Foundation Apprenticeship opportunities. 

 Course  Suitable for  Entry requirements Start date/Duration
 Pupils making S5 and S6 choices
Minimum of five 
National 5s:
> English A-C
> 4 subjects A-C
 June 2016 / 1 year
IT &
Pupils making
S5 choices
 Minimum of five  National 5s:
> Maths A-C
> A Science or Computing A-C
> 3 subjects A-C
  August/September 2016
/ 2 years
 Pupils making S5 choices
Minimum of five National 5s:
> English A-C
> Maths A-C
> A Science A-C
> 2 subjects A-C
2016 / 2 years


College attendance
2 half days per week: Tuesday and Thursday

The delivery location of each of the programmes is still to be confirmed. Please note there will be funding to support travel to campuses where required.

To apply for Foundation Apprenticeship programmes, Guidance Teachers should complete an application form and submit to

Application forms can be found here.
Glow festival showcases the incredible work of Edinburgh College's Creative Industries students as they bring you a 2 month programme full of performances and exhibitions. 
We hope you find this information useful. Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact me by reply to this email.

Diane Gordon
Events and Stakeholder Manager
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