School Leavers

School leavers are facing the first major decision in their lives. Crossing that threshold into the big wide world is both exciting and a little daunting. It’s not easy making decisions, but having the right advice and enough information will help tremendously. You can contact us at any time and ‘live chat’ is available through the website.

Applications for AY 22/23 are now open!

Dumfries and Galloway College can help you with information on continuing your education and possible career pathways. We can also tell you exactly what support you can expect to receive as a College student.

Application Hub

Find out more about our applications hub, where you can find all the information about Dumfries and Galloway College and how apply for courses starting in August

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Modern Apprenticeship (MA) Programmes

A Modern Apprenticeship is an exciting and rewarding pathway that benefits both the apprentice and the employer in so many ways.

As a student, you have the opportunity to earn while you learn while gaining valuable hands-on experience working with local companies around our region. 

Dumfries and Galloway College Painting and decorating Apprentices working with Derek Mitchell's

Progression Opportunities

College for some students is a stepping stone into the pathway to university learning new skills to gain a fulfilling and successful career path. At Dumfries and Galloway College we have provided routes to universities gaining entry to their degree programmes.

Studying our HNC and HND courses gives you the option to join related courses at universities in the region. This will give you the chance to gain a full undergraduate degree while being able to stay in Dumfries and Galloway.

Useful links

Links to Secondary Schools in Dumfries & Galloway are as follows: