West Lothian College is an award winning provider of further education based in Livingston, West Lothian since 2001.
West Lothian College is a welcoming, bright and modern environment, which is well equipped to ensure that students have the best facilities and resources to help develop their learning and skills. The College is an essential provider of a vast range of courses all focused on developing relevant skills for employment, to help students in their future career or to enhance current career prospects for those who are already working.
The College is led by Principal and Chief Executive Mhairi Laughlin and is renowned for its successful collaborations with external partners such as skills organisations, universities, government organisations and community groups.
The College has five distinct Skills Centres of Excellence, the Skills Centre, the Access Centre, the Creative Centre, the Business Partnership Centre and the Wellbeing Centre, covering the full gamut of full-time and part-time vocational subjects. The college has carefully planned its courses, which are all designed to ensure that students can plan their progression , whether directly in to employment or on to further study. This can be achieved either at the college or at one of many partner universities, with which the college has established excellent articulation links.
The College currently serves approximately 8000 learners on a full-time, part-time and distance learning basis across a number of key sectors including, Healthcare and Care, Retail, Distribution, Computing and Electronics, Engineering, Construction, Sports, Hospitality, Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy, Creative Industries, Business and Management.
West Lothian College's vision is "To be a high performing and creative College within a national reputation for excellence in demand led learning and skills development" and in fulfilling that vision provides and invaluable resource to the people of West Lothian and beyond.