Whats more important than a choice about your future?
Whoever you are, whatever you want to be and whenever you're ready, choose a course that offers real skills for real jobs at Fife College.
So why Fife College?
1. YOU’LL FIND THE RIGHT COURSE FOR YOU
College offers a huge range of courses, across different specialist areas, all carefully tailored to meet the latest industry needs. So whatever you want to end up doing, you can get a relevant qualification to help you towards your career goals.
2. HELPING YOU TAKE THE NEXT STEP
College courses are specifically designed to help you get what you need to move on to HNCs, HNDs, degrees, and ultimately employment. There’s also the option of SWAP courses that allow you to progress to university level after only one year of full-time study.
3. LOCAL COLLEGE BUZZ, UNI QUALIFICATIONS
Did you know an HNC is the same level as year 1 of a university degree and an HND is the same level as year 2? So you could move seamlessly to second or third year at uni when you’ve completed your college course.
4. WHERE CONNECTIONS ARE MADE
Colleges work closely with industries in their local area so that they can build up a brilliant network of partnerships with local and national employers. This ensures that their courses are aligned to employers’ needs and mean that you will receive relevant training.
5. FROM SALONS TO SCIENCE LABS
Colleges boast fantastic facilities. These typically include fully kitted-out construction and engineering workshops, kitchens, and bistros. They could also include recording studios, theatres, computing labs, hair and beauty salons, and even aircraft cabins.
6. A HELPING HAND FROM OUR FRIENDS
Colleges have a number of generous sponsors who offer grants and scholarships which can help with the costs of your studies. And there are others who provide technology, books, visits and trips – all of which mean more opportunities during your time at college.
7. AND HELP FROM THE COLLEGE TOO
Your college will have teams that are there to help and support you all the way through your application, on the course you choose, and beyond. You also have Students’ Associations that represent you and makes your voice heard to college management.
8. WHERE LEARNING COMES ALIVE
College lecturers and teaching staff are all experts in their respective industries, with years of unrivalled hands-on experience. Their passion, enthusiasm, and knowledge make for an inspiring, stimulating environment to learn new skills.
9. GETTING YOU READY TO TAKE ON THE WORLD
Colleges also offer a range of Foundation Apprenticeship opportunities which mean you can develop practical skills and knowledge while you’re still at school, and gain valuable experience which gets you fully ready for the world of work.
10. THEY’VE GOT SERIOUS SKILLS…
Skills are at the heart of everything colleges do. All the things we mention here – the wide range of carefully tailored courses, the innovative state of the art facilities, the partnerships with businesses, the nurturing, supportive campus environments – it’s all geared towards providing you with the most meaningful, relevant work-ready skills for the real world.