West Lothian College is an award winning provider of further education based in Livingston, West Lothian. The College offers the widest range of academic and vocational qualifications in the area, offering a diverse curriculum to approximately 8000 learners.
Focused on being innovative in the delivery of high quality learning and supporting the needs of young learners, the College is led by Mhairi Harrington who won the TES UK FE Leader of the Year award in 2015 and was recently also awarded an OBE for Services to Education.
West Lothian College operates out of its main campus in Livingston as well as having offices in several other regions across the country including: Glasgow, Dundee, Inverness and Edinburgh. With a vibrant, modern and innovative learning environment, the College is well equipped to ensure that students have the best facilities and resources to help develop their learning and skills. For 2015-16 it was established that 96% of all HN graduates are now in positive destinations.
Renowned for its successful collaborations with external partners, the College was also an early adopter and pathfinder for “Foundation Apprenticeships”. The College’s successes include:
The College employs more than 320 staff making it one of the largest employers in the area.
Specialist Curriculum Areas
The College is renowned for a number of key specialisms in:
In October 2013, the Children’s Hearings Scotland Training Unit officially came into being at West Lothian College. The College now delivers all pre-service training for Panel Members across Scotland.
The College also has a National Skills Academy for Customer Service and Retail, and works with a range of major retail companies.
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West Lothian College
Livingston, West Lothian EH54 7EP