How To Apply


If you currently live in the UK, you can apply for our Full Time courses online.

Here are 5 easy steps on how to complete your application.

HINT - if you've already started an application, you will have been sent an email with a link. Click on this to login and resume your application.

HINT - International students should go to the International Students page and download the application form from there. APPLICATIONS FROM INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED ONLINE.


Search for your Course.

Click HERE to go to our new Course Search Pages. Choose from one of the options to begin your search (you can always narrow down the results further later).


Pick your Course.

Find the course you want to apply for and click on the Course Title link.

This takes you to a description of the course. Read it and make sure it's the course you want to apply for and that you meet the minimum entry requirements.


Get to the Application Form.

Click on the "Apply for this course ONLINE" button.

This takes you to the logon page for our online applications.


Create an account.

In order to process your application form and contact you about its progress we need you to create an account on our online system.

All you need to do this is an email address or Facebook Account.

Just click on the "Create New User Account" button and enter your details. You will also need to choose a PIN number now too. Or, click on the Facebook icon and login to your Facebook account. You'll be asked to give permission for the college to access your information.

Whichever option you choose, you'll also be asked to provide some security details.

Click "Proceed" when you are done.


Complete your Application.

Before you start filling in your application form, you'll see a short summary page. Check that the information is correct, including the course details at the top of the page.

If everything is correct, click on the "Proceed" button to begin filling in your application form online.


Some other things you'll need to know when you apply.

Providing a photo - for 18/19 courses you will have to provide a photo before you can submit your application form. You can use an existing photo or take one with a webcam or camera on your mobile device as you are filling out the application form.

Supporting Information– you will find it useful to have any documents handy that contain information you will need to complete your application before you start eg. qualifications

When to Apply– we suggest you apply as soon as possible (for full time courses commencing August 2018) from March onwards places are usually very limited across the curriculum.

Important - Advice Sessions– once your application has been processed, you will be invited to attend an advice session with the course tutor, usually by the end of April. It is very important that you attend on the date allocated as your application for a place on a course will be dependent on the information provided by the tutor at the advice session.

Further Help and Guidance– should you need further assistance please contact Admissions: or Tel: 01387 734059 / 734060 (Dumfries) Tel: 01776 706633 (Stranraer).