Virtual Open Days

Welcome to our Virtual Open Days! This is your chance to find out everything there is about starting College in the new academic year. You can find out about studying with us through our pre-recorded and live online content and will have an opportunity to speak to our staff about any questions you may have…

Live Q and As – Virtual Open Days

You can view some of the live Q and As that took place on our Virtual Open Days below. Music and Sound Production Watch the recording here Art and Design Performing Arts Watch the recording here Photography Watch the recording here Engineering Health Professions and Social Services

Engineering and Built Environment – Virtual Open Days

Our Engineering & Built Environment faculty provides students with an opportunity to learn and develop their craft in realistic working environments, from the car garage to an oil production platform simulator. Whether its apprenticeships or continuing professional development courses, our team of expert lecturers help students upskill and reskill. The faculty covers a wide variety…

Automotive students qualify to national skills qualifiers

Eight Edinburgh College Automotive Engineering students have qualified for a national skills qualifier which could lead to them competing at WorldSkills UK Live. Callum Brown, Cameron Orr, Craig Wallace, James Kennedy-Pratt, James Penney, Murray Inglis, Russell Bonnar, and Thomas Hepburn have all qualified for IMI’s 2020 Skills Competition in the Light Vehicle Technology category. The…

Mark McCole – Modern Apprentice

Vehicle Body Repair and Alignment apprentice Mark McCole decided to start an apprenticeship at the age of 27, after realising that his passion was in working with cars. Mark serves his Apprenticeship with L&I Eaton, based in Edinburgh’s Leith area and compliments his on-the-job learning with assessments and theory at the College’s Sighthill Campus. Watch…

Sandy gears up for national awards ceremony

The driving force behind Edinburgh College’s automotive department has been shortlisted for a national award after moving its course offering up through the gears. Sandy Bruce, curriculum leader for Automotive Engineering, has been shortlisted by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) for his contribution to the work of the institute and for providing a…

Applications to Electric Vehicle Student Scholarship now open

Applications for a scholarship which will see a student work alongside the College’s Transport Co-ordinator to learn about and maintain the College’s fleet of Electric Vehicles (EV) are now open. The Edinburgh College Development Trust, the independent charity which supports students at the College, has secured funding from local Nissan dealership Alex F Noble to…

Tony hits top gear at national skills qualifier

An Edinburgh College automotive engineering student has driven himself into contention for a final spot in the UK’s biggest skills competition after winning a qualifier designed to test his light vehicle maintenance skills. Anthony Mailer was awarded first place in the IMI SkillAuto Technology Qualifiers on Monday, beating five students from three other UK colleges…

Tibor Triumphs at IMI awards

Former Edinburgh College Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair student Tibor Ovari has picked up an award for Outstanding Student at the Institute of the Motor Industry’s annual Outstanding Achievers Awards. The industry’s professional body hosted its annual awards ceremony at its headquarters in Hertfordshire where the finalists from across the UK celebrated their success. Tibor,…