Knowledge Hub

Welcome to our Knowledge Hub which contains links to many aspects of Borders College - from specialist course provision to a range of key information about opportunities available from Borders College.

 

Advancing Innovative Manufacturing in the South of Scotland (AIMS)

The Project will provide innovation facilities, incorporating state-of-the-art equipment and technology, to enable open access for SMEs to advanced manufacturing resources within the South of Scotland.

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Apprenticeships at Borders College

Read about Foundation, Modern and Graduate apprenticeships at Borders College

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BASE Mountain Biking

This programme allows students to gain a suite of qualifications at SCQF Level 6 whilst developing their mountain biking skills, including NPA Achieving Excellence in Sport and SQA units in Psychology, Circuit Training, and Planning Personal Fitness.

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Boat Building and Repair Modern Apprenticeship

Boat Building and Repair is a Modern Apprenticeship opportunity being offered in partnership with Eyemouth Marine – who have a renowned reputation for maintenance of fishing and commercial fleets of the North Sea. This Modern Apprenticeship is also be offered at other boat yards throughout Scotland.

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Borders College Schools Academy

The Borders College Schools Academy will widen senior pupils’ experience of education and broaden their horizons, whilst learning skills that will help them in their future career choices.

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Borders College Technology Enhanced Care Hub (BTECH)

Scottish Borders Council, SBCares, Borders College and NHS Borders have come together to support the delivery of the integrated health and social care partnership by creating the Borders Care Career Academy which provides a range of flexible training opportunities.

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Coaching and Developing Sport HNC/D

An ever-increasing workforce of skilled professionals is needed to help sports people reach their full potential.

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Community Day and Evening Courses

Community Courses for October – December 2021

Ease those lockdown blues with an online Community course at Borders College.

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Community Renewal Fund (CRF) Free Training.

The training offered at Borders College will help equip individuals with the skills required to seize new opportunities to benefit their business needs.  This includes equipping people with the skills required to capitalise on opportunities and the needs of their local area to meet an increasingly green and digital economy.

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Convert Project

CONVERT, which stands for Construction Virtual Environment Resource Training, uses technologies such as Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) to provide high-quality learning experiences that mimic real situations in construction.

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Data Driven Innovation

The Edinburgh and South East City Deal is investing £25 million in eight employability and skills-based projects to overcome barriers those from disadvantaged communities face when it comes to enhancing employability.

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eBook Prospectus 2021/2022

Borders College no longer produce printed copies of our prospectus and all of the information required, to apply for a Borders College Course, can be found on this website in the Courses area.

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Ecommerce and Business (Fast track)

Ecommerce is multi-disciplinary, involving a range of technical, tech and non-tech skills such as data analytics, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), social media, web development and business management.

This course will help you navigate your career in one of Scotland’s fastest growing industry sectors. 

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English for Speakers of Other Languages – ESOL

Borders College, in partnership with Scottish Borders Community and Development, offers English classes for adults living in the Scottish Borders for whom English is not the first language.

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Green Skills Training from Borders College

The courses on offer cover key areas and combine online learning with onsite practical elements on a college campus near you, to ensure you gain the skills and qualifications employers really value. 

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Learner pathways

There is a wealth of information available regarding qualifications from different providers using terminology that is specific to the education sector.

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National Training Programmes

Borders College is an approved Training Provider of National Training Programmes which attracts contribution funding from Skills Development Scotland.

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Rugby Programme

Join the rugby course at Borders College and you could become one of the top names in Scottish Rugby to have studied with us.

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Rural Skills

The Rural Skills department is located at the Newtown St Boswells campus.

This site is ideally situated for access to the countryside, with approximately ten acres of farmland for college use within a short walk of the campus.

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