Scottish Apprenticeship Week
Scottish Apprenticeship Week highlights the great opportunities that both individuals and businesses can benefit from by hiring an apprentice in Dumfries and Galloway.
We’re holding recruitment events in both Dumfries and Stranraer to help young people in the area get their foot in the door with a wide range of organisations in the region.
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Where there’s a skill, there’s a way
Applications for full-time courses starting this August are now open, along with our College Academy courses.
Discover your skills with DGC and apply to study with us this year!
Find your pathway to university
Did you know you can now start your pathway to university from S5?
We have partnered with UWS to offer Foundation Academy courses in Business Studies and Computing Science, which give you automatic entry to a degree with UWS upon successful completion – all while studying at our Dumfries campus.
Professional online courses & qualifications now available
We have partnered with e-Careers to offer our students, communities and businesses cutting edge eLearning and Virtual Classroom courses.
Realise your ambitions for growth and achieve your business goals with our industry-accredited workforce training programmes, first-class facilities for hire, curriculum collaborations and access to world-class expertise.
College Academy – Senior Phase 24/25
With College Academy, you can study for a college qualification while you’re still at school.
You’ll get to see what college life is like and pick up skills that will set up well for moving into further study or work when you finish school.
Be part of our Green Skills Academy
Dumfries and Galloway College is a leading voice in green skills development to help tackle climate change and we’ve launched our Green Skills Academy to support this.
Grow your knowledge and build your skills in the technology that will help us build a cleaner, carbon-neutral future.
HNC & HND – Higher Education Qualifications
Higher National Certificates (HNCs) and Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) are a great stepping stone towards university or future employment.
Learn in your own time from the comfort of your own home through open learning. Study one of our short courses to enhance your qualifications, improve your skills or learn something new.
Dumfries and Galloway College offers a vast range of training courses and workforce development opportunities that can improve your productivity and competitiveness by ensuring your staff have got the right skills to do the best job.
We offer short courses, vocational qualifications, training via the Flexible Workforce Development Fund, customised training, and Modern Apprenticeships.
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Dumfries and Galloway College helping Nexgen of driversDumfries and Galloway College (DGC) is always proud to help local businesses put young people on the route to success — so providing a safe space for prospective ‘learner’ drivers to get road-ready was the perfect fit. We are delighted to announce that Nexgen Driver Training, who won a national UK award for ‘Best Instructors and
Colleges map out the future in Digital Pathfinder programmeDumfries and Galloway College (DGC) and Borders College (BC) are providing a pathway to the future in digital skills across the South of Scotland by creating an innovative interactive map. The map has been developed with support from the Scottish Funding Council through the South of Scotland’s Digital Pathfinder (DP). The DP, which has been led by both
College class produces mouthwatering menu for Biosphere AGM guestsProfessional Cookery students from Dumfries and Galloway College’s (DGC) Stranraer Campus served up a special menu for the recent Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere (GSAB) trustees’ meeting and AGM. The Level 5 Professional Cookery class prepared, cooked then laid out lunch to the 30 guests in attendance, including DGC Principal Joanna Campbell, at the campus’s
Our college is spread across two campuses – 75 miles apart – allowing us to meet the needs from across the length and breadth of the region.
Found within the unique multi-institution Crichton Campus, our Dumfries Campus opened in 2008 with the needs of modern learners in mind. It shares the site with the University of the West of Scotland, the University of Glasgow, the Open University and Scotland’s Rural College. It also contains Scotland’s first fully integrated FE/HE library and resource centre.
Our Stranraer Campus is the smaller of the two but continues to grow its student numbers and meet the needs of learners in the South West of Scotland.