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North East Scotland College

Aberdeen City Campus
Aberdeen City
AB25 1BN

Telephone: +44 (0)300 330 5550

North East Scotland College provides education and training opportunities across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.

Its main hubs of delivery are located across Aberdeen, Fraserburgh and Peterhead with learning centres in Ellon and Inverurie. The College recruits students on full time, part time and distance learning courses across a wide range of vocational areas including engineering, construction, computing, business management, science, creative industries, service industries, sport and leisure.

The College’s company – ASET International Oil and Gas Academy – 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. Its facilities are arguably the finest of their kind anywhere in the world with more than £10M of investment in equipment and high fidelity insulators.

The Scottish Maritime Academy is one of Scotland’s premier maritime training providers serving the commercial, energy and fishing sectors. A purpose built £1.2 million facility overlooking the port of Peterhead attracts students from all over the world. It houses the latest radio and navigation equipment including a state-of-the-art Transas full bridge marine simulator.

Engineering training is available at the college’s Altens and Fraserburgh campuses 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 training schemes.

The college is a founder member of the Oil and Gas Academy of Scotland (OGAS) and is part of a consortium developing training programmes for the renewable energy industries.

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