Supported Programmes

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Build on your confidence, gain skills, and meet new people with our Supported Programmes

What is Supported Programmes?

Supported Programmes are courses which provide support and help you to develop your skills to reach your potential. They have been designed to be adaptable to support any extra needs you may have with help from our qualified and supportive staff members.

At Dumfries and Galloway College we believe you can get one step ahead with our programmes. We can help you in a transitional period from school to further education, adult learners returning to education or supporting your own personal needs. We can help you gain self-confidence and the chance to find your strengths and passion to decide where you may wish to take your future.

Why study Supported Programmes at Dumfries & Galloway College?

Get one step ahead and build your future with Dumfries and Galloway College – the leading provider of education and training in southwest Scotland. Here’s why you should study with us:

Student Satisfaction

We're in the top 2 of 26 colleges in Scotland for further education in student satisfaction with 97% Students Satisfied 

We're in the top 4 of 26 of colleges in Scotland for higher education in student satisfaction with 94% Students Satisfied 

Based on the 2018/19 academic year Student Satisfaction and Engagement survey conducted by the Scottish Funding Council.

Student Satisfaction

Positive Destination

Over 9 in 10 of our students move to a positive destination into further study or employment. 

Based on our performance indicators.

Positive Destination

Pathway to University

Our students successfully completing an HNC or HND program can continue their education journey and move on to further study towards a degree with a UK university.

Pathway to University

Our Learning Environment

Our qualified staff are committed to creating an environment to help your flourish in your studies. They will help you to gain confidence, so you can thrive and become more independent.


Future Paths

With the Supported Programmes, you can progress onto a wide range of courses offered at Dumfries and Galloway College. Staff will help learners create action plans to apply for college courses in their chosen subject.

Our course options

Browse our range of supported programme courses. Choose the course for you and click through to find out more and apply:

*Courses listed above are available as at time of publishing. Availability is subject to demand and some courses may stop accepting applications or be withdrawn at any time.