How to find your ideal course

So you are thinking about studying at West Lothian College but you're not sure which course is suitable for you or how to find it? Don't worry, we are here to assist you in finding a course that is suitable for you and making the process as easy as possible.

Our website is set up to enhance your experience and ensure that you can find the information you are looking for as easily and efficiently as possible. With this in mind, we also want to ensure we provide as much information as possible whilst helping you find your ideal course, so we have provided different options on our website as to how to filter our courses. These are: 

Browse by subject

When looking for a course, one of the most popular and user friendly ways to find your suitable course is by browsing by which subjects interest you or what you think you would be interested in studying.

Once you have clicked on your chosen subject area, you will be given a bit of background into the area of interest, information on types of jobs and a list of suitable courses we offer within this area in a full range of levels and modes of study. 

You can then choose whether you want to study full or part-time with us. 

After this you will be able to choose which course you think suits your requirements and needs best. If you are unsure of the level of course or what mode of study suits your lifestyle, you can visit our Qualifications Explained page for more information. 

Once you have chosen a suitable course, you will be given information on the course; including what is covered in the course, placement opportunities, career progression opportunities and hear a bit about people who have studied the course before you. 

So you have found the course that suits you, great! Now is the time to apply on our website. 

For more information about what happens next head to our Application Process page for more information. 

Browse by college department 

If you want find out what courses we offer within each college department, we have you covered. You can browse by college department and find the course to suit you. 

Once you have found the course for your requirements and needs, you can apply for your chosen course!  

Browse by mode of study 

Know that you want to study full-time or that you can only commit to part-time? Well you can filter our courses to the mode of study that suits you. 

Once you have filtered by mode of study you can choose and apply for the course that meets your requirements and needs. 

Not sure what mode of study is suitable for you? Visit our Qualifications Explained page for more information. 

View all courses 

So you don't know where to start? Well you can view all of course listings by clicking our view all courses page. 

This will allow you to explore what courses we have on offer and view the courses you think are suitable for you.

Once you have found the course that suits your requirements and needs, it is time to apply and take that next step in your career!