North East Scotland College

North East Scotland College

Service Industries

The Service Industries Sector offers a wide range of courses aimed at students who want to work on a local or global basis in this growing sector. We offer courses in Care, Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy, Complementary Therapies, Catering and Hospitality, Sport and Coaching and Uniformed Services. Our aim is to prepare students for the world of work.

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We offer programmes in many areas of Technology including Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Welding and Motor Vehicle, Construction, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacture and Maintenance and Nautical courses. Many of our programmes are supported by industry leading companies and often students are offered employment with companies they meet during their time at the College.

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We offer a variety of programmes in Business, Computing, Administration, Management, Accounting, Art & Design, Social Sciences, English and Floristry. These enable people to develop academic and vocational skills, plus enhance confidence and self-esteem. We are here to support you every step of the way through your learning journey.

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Welcome To North East Scotland College

North East Scotland College is a Further and Higher Education College with campuses and learning centres based in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. This website covers Fraserburgh Campus and our learning centres in Ellon, Macduff and Peterhead.
We offer a range of courses including part-time, evening, day and block release, open and flexible learning (including on-line learning) and of course full-time.

Our mission is to provide high quality lifelong learning opportunities where lives can be transformed and ambitions realised through:
inspirational teaching
high quality services and facilities; and
flexible and accessible courses responsive to the needs of both employers and the communities that we serve.

For courses covering the whole of the North East region please visit

IMPORTANT - The evening class for ESOL Advanced (Fraserburgh Campus) is cancelled  this Tuesday  - 18th March due to unforeseen circumstances. It will re-commence the following week.




The Board of Management of NESCol is a registered charity in Scotland number SCO21178