200 visit col­lege pro­mo­tion night

Stirling Observer - - INTIMATIONS -

An open event pro­mot­ing cour­ses and ap­pren­tice­ship op­por­tu­ni­ties at Forth Val­ley Col­lege at­tracted more than 200 peo­ple to the Stir­ling cam­pus last week.

Rep­re­sen­ta­tives from the col­lege’s teach­ing de­part­ments and busi­ness de­vel­op­ment team of­fered ad­vice and guid­ance on the cour­ses avail­able, in­clud­ing full-time cour­ses from ac­cess to de­gree level, mod­ern ap­pren­tice­ships, new foun­da­tion ap­pren­tice­ships, evening cour­ses, busi­ness train­ing cour­ses and flex­i­ble learn­ing pro­grammes.

In ad­di­tion, sup­port teams of­fered ca­reers ad­vice and an­swered ques­tions on fund­ing, learn­ing sup­port and ap­ply­ing to col­lege.

The col­lege wel­comed a wide range of com­pa­nies to pro­mote ca­reer op­por­tu­ni­ties and cur­rent va­can­cies and Skills De­vel­op­ment Scot­land were also there.

Forth Val­ley Col­lege launched its 2018/19 prospec­tus re­cently.

Col­lege prin­ci­pal Ken Thom­son said:“Our open evenings of­fer a fan­tas­tic op­por­tu­nity for peo­ple to come along and find out about the dif­fer­ent options avail­able to them, whether they’re in­ter­ested in a main­stream course, find­ing out about mod­ern ap­pren­tice­ship va­can­cies cur­rently on of­fer, think­ing about study­ing for a foun­da­tion ap­pren­tice­ship while still at school or pur­su­ing a de­gree.

“They’re also re­ally use­ful if you’re con­sid­er­ing ap­ply­ing to col­lege but have ques­tions sur­round­ing stu­dent fi­nance or the ap­pli­ca­tion process, for ex­am­ple, and also an ex­cel­lent op­por­tu­nity to speak with a large num­ber of em­ploy­ers who are ex­hibit­ing this year to find out what qual­i­fi­ca­tions they are look­ing for.”

For more in­for­ma­tion about cour­ses avail­able visit www.forth­val­ley.ac. uk or call 01324 403000.

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