Aberdeen College, one of Scotlandâ€™s largest colleges of further/higher education and vocational training, fulfils a critical role in developing the skills base and economy of Aberdeen and north east Scotland.
The college has a wide-ranging portfolio of courses covering, for example, engineering, construction, computing, business management, science, creative industries, services industries, sport and leisure. The college recruits around 5,500 full-time students and over 10,000 part-time students annually.
The collegeâ€™s company â€“ Aberdeen Skills and Enterprise Training Limited (ASET) â€“ specialises in dedicated training courses for the offshore oil and gas industries. Established in 1993, ASET is able to provide training to meet client requirements worldwide, providing tailor made solutions to satisfy a range of needs against company, national or international standards.
ASET and Aberdeen College have invested in the latest technology and teaching aids to ensure its operation is at the forefront of a number of different disciplines for industry. Its facilities are arguably the finest of their kind anywhere in the world with more than Â£10M of investment in equipment and high fidelity simulators.
Engineering training is available at the collegeâ€™s Altens Centre where mechanical, electrical and electronic courses are catered for in industry-standard facilities. The college works closely with OPITO and is an approved centre for their modern apprentice technician schemes.
The college is part of a consortium developing training programmes for the renewable energy industries.
For further information contact:
Principal and Chief Executive
T: +44 (0)1224 612148
F: +44 (0)1224 612360