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Finnart Campus
Finnart Street, Greenock PA16 8HF T: 01475 724433

Waterfront Campus
Customhouse Way, Greenock PA15 1EN T: 01475 724433                                               Hospitality & Tourism
Largs Campus                                                                                                        Courses 2008/9
Scottish School of Sport, Exercise & Outdoor Studies,
sportscotland National Centre, Inverclyde,
Burnside Road, Largs KA30 8RW T: 01475 686496

North Ayrshire Campus
Lauchlan Way, Kilwinning KA13 6DE T: 01294 559000

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making process for potential students. The college does, however, reserve the right
to make changes to the content, delivery and availability of all courses, including
the withdrawal of any qualifications as deemed necessary by the Leadership Team.
Changes may occur either before or after admission and endeavours will be made
to provide a suitable alternative for those affected.


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                          Hospitality & Tourism                                                                                                                                                                                      Student Profile                                                Find out more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Name: Alan Purvis
                          If you enjoy being creative in the kitchen or have a passion for travel and customer                                                                                                                       Course: HND Hospitality Management                             Course Information
1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   If you have any questions about any of the courses listed in           2
                          service, then one of our Hospitality & Tourism courses could provide you with essential                                                                                                                                                                                   this guide, we’re happy to help. Contact:
                          skills to begin a career in this dynamic sector. Key Hospitality areas range from cookery                                                                                                                  “Coming to James Watt College was a                            enquiries@jameswatt.ac.uk or call

                          and silver service waiting to supervisory and management training. Our Tourism courses                                                                                                                     really good move for me – I really                             01475 553157 for Greenock courses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     enjoyed my course and even found my                            or 01294 559000 ext. 3114 for North Ayrshire courses
                          provide opportunities as travel agents, overseas reps, tour guides and many more.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     current job through college!                                   Applying for a Course
                          The Industry                                                                                                                                                                                               When I was due to leave college, I noticed an advert for       You can apply for any of our courses online at our website
                          The field of hospitality is continually evolving and there are many   summer holiday. Holidays abroad however, remain the main choice    Hospitality Operations & Management:                              Turnberry Hotel, a five star golf and spa resort, on the       www.jameswatt.ac.uk. Alternatively, complete the
                          opportunities for employees with a range of skills and abilities.     for British holidaymakers for reasons such as improved transport   Providing broad-based training in key areas within the            college notice boards. I applied and was offered a job as      application form in this guide or drop in to our Student
                          Particular importance has been placed on formal                       facilities, greater wealth, more leisure time and reduced costs.   hospitality industry, from an operations/management               waiter, which I really enjoyed. It was very different to the   Information Centre. Applications are welcomed throughout
                          supervisory/management training. The service side of the                                                                                 perspective. Courses focus on supervisory skills, food service
                                                                                                Study Areas                                                                                                                          part-time waiting job I had when I was at school – a           the year, with early submission recommended to avoid
                          industry has also grown in recent years, with an emphasis on                                                                             and food production, marketing and selling and finance.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     different clientele entirely. It was hard work with long       disappointment.
                          health, safety and hygiene. The more traditional field of food        Catering & Professional Cookery:
                                                                                                                                                                   Travel & Tourism                                                  hours and split shifts, but it gave me a chance to meet
                          production is currently experiencing a skills shortage, providing     Providing the practical skills and abilities needed to progress                                                                                                                                     SCQF Framework
                                                                                                                                                                   Our travel and tourism courses provide thorough training in       new people, experience different foods, a different
                          perfect opportunities for those with the qualifications to meet       into the catering industry at operative level, primarily as a
                                                                                                                                                                   many aspects of this expanding industry. There are many                                                                          You’ll find a white circle containing a number alongside
                          this rising demand.                                                                                                                                                                                        environment and widen my knowledge. After six months
                                                                                                chef. All practical aspects of courses in this field are                                                                                                                                            many of the courses listed here. This forms part of the
                                                                                                                                                                   employment opportunities including cabin crew, airport            I was promoted to Chef de Rang (2nd in charge of
                                                                                                undertaken in the college’s modern kitchens.
                          The School of Hospitality at James Watt College is home to all of                                                                        services, tour guiding, conference and event management,                                                                         Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework (SCQF), and is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     station) and I’ve now been Head Waiter for two years.
                          our hospitality courses. Students obtain the knowledge, skills and    Food & Drink Service:                                              tour operations and travel agents. We have recently added                                                                        designed to help you understand Scottish qualifications and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     My aim is to be Restaurant Manager one day.
                          academic levels required by employers in the genuine working          Covering the service side of the industry, studies incorporate     some new subjects to our courses including studying the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    their level of complexity. The numbers included in the SCQF
                          environments of the Ambition Restaurant, professional kitchens,       hygiene, area preparation and customer service. Courses are        requirements of overseas representatives, equipping students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     When I started at Turnberry, I already had a broad             symbols range from one to 12, indicating an increasing level of
                          licensed bar and internet café.                                       heavily weighted toward practical hands-on training, with full     to apply for one of the most popular areas of the industry. All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     knowledge of the industry and wasn’t starting from             difficulty as the scale increases. This means if your course is
                                                                                                use of the college’s vocational resources. These include           our courses include study visits to enable students to
                          The travel and tourism industry is widely recognised as one of                                                                                                                                             scratch. I would say without a doubt that the experience       graded at SCQF Level 1 it is the easiest level of course available.
                                                                                                Ambition Restaurant, a fully-operational training restaurant       experience the practical aspects of working in the industry.
                          the fastest growing in the world, and is vitally important to                                                                                                                                                                                                             If your course is graded at SCQF Level 12, it is the most difficult.
                                                                                                which is open to the general public throughout the academic                                                                          and knowledge I gained at college has helped me
                          Scotland and the rest of Britain, employing nearly two million
                                                                                                year, enabling students to gain first-hand experience of both                                                                        progress through the ranks quicker.”                           You can find out more about SCQF at www.scqf.org.uk
                          people. Visitors from abroad are attracted to Britain’s beautiful
                                                                                                silver service waiting and general customer care.
                          countryside, culture and heritage while a greater number of Brits
                          are taking ‘short breaks’ within the UK in addition to their main




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    Hospitality & Tourism                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Hospitality & Tourism
    Catering & Professional Cookery                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Food & Drink Service
    REHIS                                                                      SQA/REHIS                                                                   SVQ Level II / III                                                 /         HNC                                                                       SVQ Level I
    Food Hygiene Certificate,                                                  Food Hygiene Certificate,                                                   Food Preparation                                                             Professional Cookery                                                      Bistro Chef / Quick Service
    Elementary                                                                 Intermediate                                                                & Cooking                                                                    This course gives you the opportunity to develop your culinary            The course is designed for those who wish to enter the fast food
3                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       skills to an advanced level whilst providing the underpinning             industry at operative level. You will learn how to cook and provide         4
    Designed for staff engaged as food handlers, this short course             This short course is particularly relevant to those involved at             Provides the practical skills and theory required to progress into the       knowledge necessary to operate at supervisor level.                       an efficient and friendly service in a fast food operation.
    provides an overview of all aspects of this field including                management/supervisory level in the food industry and covers a              catering industry at operative level, primarily as a chef. All practical
    bacteriology, prevention of food poisoning & food contamination,           range of topics including bacteriology, bacterial food poisoning,           aspects of the course are delivered in the college’s modern kitchens,        Duration:                                                                 Duration:
    personal hygiene, premises, equipment & pest control and                   food contamination, personal hygiene, hazard analysis, food                 restaurant and internet café, similar to that of the workplace. Level        Full-time, one year; Part-time, two years (six hours per week).           Full-time, one year; Part–time, two years (six hours per week).
    legislation.                                                               preservation and more.                                                      III involves the additional responsibilities and supervision of others.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Course Content:                                                           Course Content:
    Duration:                                                                  Duration:                                                                   Duration:                                                                    l Production Cookery: Hot & Cold Kitchens; Sweets & Desserts              l Preparing, Cooking & Serving Food for the E-Kafe
    Short course, one day.                                                     Open learning (Distance Learning).                                          Full-time Level II, one year; Full-time Level III, two years; Part-time,     l Food Classification & Purchasing l Hospitality Supervision              l Dealing with Customers l Working as a Team Player
                                                                                                                                                           two years (day-release, six hours per week) Level II only.                   l Food Hygiene l Hospitality Financial Control Systems                    l Operating the Cash Register & Dealing with Payments
    Course Content:                                                            Course Content:                                                                                                                                                                                                                    l Health & Safety l Food Hygiene
    l An Introduction to Food Hygiene l Bacteria & their                       l Bacteriology l Bacterial Food Poisoning l Non-bacterial                   Course Content:                                                              Entry Requirements:
    Characteristics l The Incidence of Food Poisoning & its                    Food Poisoning l Food Contamination l Food Contamination                    l Maintain & Handle Knives l Prepare a Range of Modern                       SVQ Level III Food Preparation & Cooking, equivalent qualification or     Entry Requirements:
    Prevention l Personal Hygiene & Working Habits of the Food                 & its Prevention l Personal Hygiene l Food Storage &                        Basic & Complex Dishes l Menu Planning & Healthy Eating                      relevant industrial experience in a suitable establishment.               No formal entry requirements, however a genuine enthusiasm for the
    Handler l The Working Environment l Cleaning Practices                     Temperature Control l Food Preservation l Design, Construction              l Working as a Team l Identifying Quality Points l Storage &                                                                                           fast food industry would be recommended.
    l Common Food Pests & their Control l Food Legislation                     & Maintenance of Food l Premises, Equipment & Utensils                      Handling of a Variety of Products l REHIS Elementary Food                    Progression:
                                                                                                                                                           Hygiene Certificate                                                          On successful completion, students could apply to the second year of      Progression:
    Entry Requirements:                                                        Entry Requirements:                                                                                                                                      HND Professional Cookery.                                                 Students can progress onto an SVQ Level II in Food Preparation & Cooking.
    There are no formal entry requirements.                                    Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate or appropriate industrial experience.   Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                           All places are subject to interview. Whilst academic qualifications will     Careers:                                                                  Careers:
    Progression:                                                               Careers:                                                                                                                                                 There is currently a shortage of well qualified chefs and the demand      Employment opportunities exist throughout the world in major
                                                                                                                                                           be considered, appropriate work experience and enthusiasm for the
    Students who are employed as supervisors have the opportunity to           The Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Reg. 1995 introduced a                                                                                            is growing. Possible areas of employment include; hotels and              international fast food chains, hotels, restaurants, pubs and clubs,
                                                                                                                                                           industry are critical to securing a place. Access to Level III requires
    progress to Intermediate Level Food Hygiene.                               number of changes to the law to protect the customer. It introduced a                                                                                    restaurants, special event catering, commercial catering, airline and     contract catering, cruise ships and airports.
                                                                                                                                                           successful achievement of Level II, however students with appropriate
                                                                               requirement for the training of the food handler. This course is                                                                                         cruise ship catering, and hospital catering.
    Careers:                                                                                                                                               industrial experience may also be considered.
                                                                               approved by the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland and                                                                                                                                                               Assessment:
    This certificate is recognised as part of due diligence in regard to the                                                                                                                                                            Assessment:                                                               The course is assessed both in the workplace and in the college’s
                                                                               is delivered by fully qualified lecturers.                                  Progression:
    Food Safety Act on behalf of the Environmental Food Institute of                                                                                                                                                                    The course is assessed in the college’s realistic work environment,       realistic work environment, where you get the opportunity to put
                                                                                                                                                           Students can progress from Level II to Level III. On successful completion
    Scotland and will enhance job opportunities for food handlers.             Assessment:                                                                                                                                              where students get the opportunity to cook food for a fine dining         theory into practice. You are encouraged to apply practical knowledge
                                                                                                                                                           of Level III, students could either enter into industry or progress to
                                                                               Assessment takes the form of a closed book exam and project-based                                                                                        situation. Students are encouraged to apply practical skills to project   to project and theory-based assessments.
    Assessment:                                                                                                                                            advanced levels of study including HNC in Professional Cookery or a
                                                                               assignment.                                                                                                                                              and theory-based assessments. Where practical training suites are not
    An assessment takes place at the end of the course in the form of 30                                                                                   more general route following an HNC or HND in Hospitality.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Available:
    multiple choice questions. Formal examination conditions apply.            Available:                                                                                                                                               available in the college, case study assessments are based on real
                                                                                                                                                           Careers:                                                                                                                                               Finnart Campus, Greenock
                                                                               Via Distance Learning                                                                                                                                    industrial establishments.
    Available:                                                                                                                                             Chef positions of all grades are available throughout the world in
    Finnart Campus, Greenock, Waterfront Campus, Greenock and                                                                                              hotels, restaurants, cafés, clubs, contract and industrial catering,         Available:
    North Ayrshire Campus, Kilwinning                                                                                                                      airline and cruise liners.                                                   Finnart Campus, Greenock
                                                                               Introduction to                                                             Assessment:
    REHIS                                                                                                                                                  Students are assessed when sufficient practical experience and theory
                                                                                                                                                           understanding are gained. All practical assessments are conducted
                                                                                                                                                           within the college production kitchens. Level III students will
                                                                                                                                                           undertake work experience as part of their assessment criteria.
                                                                                                                                                           Available:
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                                                                                 Hospitality Operations & Management
    SVQ Level II                                                                 HNC                                                                            SVQ Level III                                                             BIIAB
    Food & Drink Service                                                         Hospitality Operations                                                         Hospitality Supervision                                                   Scottish Certificate for
    Provides the practical skills and abilities required for a career in         This course provides well-rounded training for anyone wishing                  This course is ideal if you’re interested in working at supervisory       Personal License Holders
5   hospitality at operative level, primarily as a food service assistant. All   to pursue a career in hospitality. You will gain experience in                 level in a restaurant, bar or kitchen. You will gain the practical                                                                                    6
    practical aspects of the course are delivered in the college’s licensed      both practical and theoretical subjects including hospitality                  experience and knowledge needed to supervise and maintain all             The Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 states that anyone who
    restaurant. You will also get the opportunity to take additional units       supervision, food and beverage service, menu planning,                         service areas to a high standard. Upon successful completion, you         authorises the sale of alcohol to the public must hold a personal
    in bar service, which are a definite advantage to employers.                 financial accounting and marketing, providing the diverse                      could expect to work in your specialist environment, where there          license. To obtain a personal license you need to apply to your
                                                                                 experience needed as a supervisor in the hospitality industry.                 would be considerable responsibility and control of others.               local Licensing Board. You will be asked for a number of things to
    Duration:                                                                                                                                                                                                                             support you application; these include proof that you hold a
    Full-time, one year; Part-time (six hours per week).                         Duration:                                                                      Duration:                                                                 licensing qualification such as the BIIAB Scottish Certificate for
                                                                                 Full-time, one year; Part-time, two years (day-release, six hours per week).   Full-time, one year.                                                      Personal License Holders.
    Course Content:
    l Provide a Food Service including Table Service, Counter Service            Course Content:                                                                Course Content:                                                           Duration:
    & Carvery l Wine & Bar Service Skills & Techniques l Relevant                l Skills Practice in Different Styles of Food Service, Wines &                 l Supervising Staff in All Areas of Service l Handling Payments           One day.
    Health & Safety Legislation & Procedures Relating to Security in             Spirits l Running the Restaurant & Supervising Teams                           & Resources l Maintain the Food & Drink Service from Set-up
    the Workplace l Customer Care/Contact Skills l Till Operations,              l Kitchen Organisation & Menu Planning l Diet, Nutrition &                     through Service & Clear Down l Managing Yourself Through                  Course Content:
    Methods of Payment, End of Day Reports & Daily/Weekly Finance                Health l Costing & Control Procedures l Marketing & Selling                    Self-evaluation & External Reviews l Organise & Supervise a               l Licensing Law & Associated Laws l The Strength of Alcoholic
    Procedures l Build & Maintain Effective Working Relationships                l Food Hygiene l Financial & Legal Aspects                                     Function Event l Consistently Maintain the Health, Hygiene,               Drinks l The Effects of Alcohol on the Human Body
    l Provide a Table Drinks Service l Prepare & Clear Areas for                                                                                                Safety & Security of the Working Environment l Deliver Team &             l People Skills
                                                                                 Entry Requirements:
    Table Service                                                                                                                                               Individual Briefings & De-briefings l Identify Strengths &                Entry Requirements:
                                                                                 One Higher Grade pass, plus two Standard Grade passes or an SGA
                                                                                                                                                                Weaknesses of Staff & Organise Training Skills when Required              This course is suitable for anyone working in licensed premises,
    Entry Requirements:                                                          Intermediate 2 in Hospitality. Students with appropriate industrial
    All places are subject to interview. Whilst academic qualifications will     experience may be accepted without formal qualifications.                      Entry Requirements:                                                       venue or site where alcohol is sold for drinking on or off the
    be considered, appropriate work experience and enthusiasm for the                                                                                           Candidates should have an SVQ Level II qualification or equivalent in     premises; in a position where they will authorise the sale of alcohol
                                                                                 Progression:                                                                   Food & Drink Service, Bar Service, Food Preparation & Cooking or          to the public.
    industry are critical to securing a place on this course.
                                                                                 Successful students can progress to HND level studies.                         Hospitality Quick Service. In exceptional circumstances, students who
    Progression:                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Progression:
                                                                                                                                                                have considerable industrial experience at an appropriate level will be
                                                                                 Careers:                                                                                                                                                 BIIAB is the dedicated awarding body for the licensed retail sector
    On successful completion, students may progress to SVQ Level III                                                                                            considered.
                                                                                 Job opportunities exist throughout the UK and abroad at supervisory                                                                                      and they ensure that training and qualifications are relevant for all job
    Hospitality Supervision or, depending on individual student ability,
                                                                                 and operational level in a range of hotels, restaurants, holiday resorts       Progression:                                                              roles in the industry from bar and retail staff through to advanced
    may be considered for HNC Hospitality Operations.
                                                                                 and conference centres, bars and clubs, cruise liners, industrial and          On successful completion students may progress to HNC/HND                 business managers.
    Careers:                                                                     commercial outlets.                                                            Hospitality programmes.
    Career opportunities in all areas of the hospitality sector in the UK                                                                                                                                                                 Careers:
                                                                                                                                                                Careers:                                                                  Supervisors who authorise the sale of alcohol or deputise in the
    and abroad including restaurants, hotels, cruise ships, airlines, pubs,      Assessment:
                                                                                                                                                                Career opportunities exist at supervisory level in all areas of the
    catering companies, cafés and counter service establishments.                The course is assessed in the college’s realistic work environment,                                                                                      absence of management.
                                                                                                                                                                hospitality sector in the UK and abroad including hotels, restaurants,
                                                                                 where students get the opportunity to apply theory to practical                bars, clubs, cruise ships and airlines.
    Assessment:                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Assessment:
                                                                                 situations and determine their strengths and challenges. Students are
    Students must consistently deliver a high level of service and customer                                                                                                                                                               A multiple-choice exam with 40 questions.
                                                                                 encouraged to apply practical skills to project and theory-based               Assessment:
    care in the college's realistic working environment to achieve the           assessments. Where the practical training suites are not available in          Students must demonstrate that they can consistently supervise staff      Available:
    assessment criteria. Each unit is broken down to cover a specific range      the college, case study assessments are based on real industrial               and maintain standards in all service areas. This is carried out in the   Finnart Campus and Waterfront Campus, Greenock
    and assessments are carried out continually throughout the course.           establishments.                                                                realistic working environment of the college Ambition Restaurant/bar      and North Ayrshire Campus, Kilwinning
                                                                                                                                                                and internet café. Each unit is broken down to cover a specific range
    Available:                                                                   Available:                                                                     and criteria, and assessments are carried out continually throughout
    Finnart Campus, Greenock                                                     Finnart Campus, Greenock                                                       the duration of the course.

                                                                                                                                                                Available:
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    Travel & Tourism
    NC                                                                 /         Introductory Award in                                               /          NC                                                             /       HNC                                                                         HND
    International Travel with                                                    Travel & Tourism (subject to approval)                                         Travel & Tourism                                                       Travel                                                                      Travel with Tourism
    Hospitality (subject to approval)                                            This new course will provide a broad background of the travel &                This course will prepare you for a range of positions in the travel    This course develops product knowledge and people skills for the            This course prepares you for employment in the exciting world of
7                                                                                tourism industry and the skills required. You will be encouraged               and tourism industry by developing the necessary practical,            fast paced environment of international travel. Employment                  international travel and tourism. The programme develops                    8
    This new course provides the practical experience and theory to              to build practical, personal and social skills to equip you to                 personal and social skills. The course incorporates the widely         prospects include travel agency staff, airline cabin crew, airport          management skills to help students gain key positions in sectors
    prepare you for employment in the vibrant and often                          progress on to more challenging courses or to a trainee position               sought after 'Passport into Travel' - The Travel Training Company      ground crew, tour guiding, travel contact centres, overseas                 such as travel companies, tour operators, hospitality providers,
    complementary industries of travel and hospitality. During the               in the industry.                                                               approved programme and endorsed certificate which is highly            holiday reps or transportation. A range of field trips and study            visitor attractions and other service sector operations. A range of
    programme, students will participate in a travel and hospitality                                                                                            respected within the industry. A range of field trips and visits       visits enhance the overall student experience.                              field trips, study visits and talks by guest speakers enhance the
    study visit.                                                                 Duration:
                                                                                                                                                                enhance the overall student experience.                                                                                                            overall student experience.
                                                                                 Full-time, one year.                                                                                                                                  Duration:
    Duration:                                                                                                                                                   Duration:                                                              Full-time, one year; Part-time, two years.                                  Duration:
    Full-time, one year; Part-time, two years.                                   Course Content:
                                                                                                                                                                Full-time, one year.                                                                                                                               Full-time, two years. Part-time, day release over three years.
                                                                                 l Customer Relations in Travel & Tourism l Pacific Institute                                                                                          Course Content:
    Course Content:                                                              l Introduction to UK Tourism Industry l Introduction to Retail                 Course Content:                                                        l Applying Marketing Principles in Travel & Tourism                         Course Content:
    l Air & Surface Travel l European & Mediterranean Tourist                    Travel Services l Communications l Information Technology                      l Air Travel / Passport into Air l Customer Service Skills in          l Air Travel: Reservations, Fares & Ticketing l International               Candidates will study the following subjects in addition to
    Destinations l Local Hospitality Provision l Travel Agency                   l Air Fares & Ticketing l Additional Travel & Tourism Services                 Travel & Tourism l Travel Agency Practice l Worldwide Travel           Tourist Destinations l Spanish l Communication                              those undertaken at HNC level:
    Practices l Introduction to Hospitality Events l Customer Care               l Planning Itineraries for Travel & Tourism l Promotional                      Geography l Introduction to the Travel Industry                        l Information Technology: Applications Software                             l Retail Travel Operations l Air Travel Advanced:
    in Hospitality & Tourism                                                     Materials for Travel & Tourism l Holiday Planning l Holiday                    l Communication l Airport Services l Information Technology            l Developing Skills for Personal Effectiveness l Retail Travel              Reservations, Fares & Ticketing l Long-haul Inclusive Tours &
    Entry Requirements:                                                          Issues l Holiday Destinations                                                  l Marketing Local Visitor Attractions & Services l Surface             Practice l Structure & Organisation of the Travel & Tourism                 Independent Holidays l Tour Operations l Developing the
    Applicants should have two Standard Grade passes at level 3                  * There may be slight differences in course content between                    Travel l Resort Representatives l Tourism Visits l Retail              Industry l Creating a Culture of Customer Care                              Individual Within the Team l Influences on the Travel &
    or above, a relevant NC or SVQ Level II qualification, or relevant           campuses.                                                                      Travel Assignment l Passport in Travel (exam fee payable)              l Graded Unit – Project Case Study l Visitor Attraction                     Tourism Industry l Marketing Planning in Travel & Tourism
    industry experience.                                                                                                                                                                                                               Operations l Tour Guiding & Resort Representation                           l Surface Transportation & Cruises l Desktop Publishing
                                                                                 Entry Requirements:                                                            Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                                There are no formal entry requirements but applicants are expected
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   l Graded Unit – Project Investigation l Work Experience
    Progression:                                                                 There are no formal entry requirements.                                                                                                               Entry Requirements:
    Upon successful completion students may progress to HNC/D level                                                                                             to have some communication and number skills. A friendly outgoing      One Higher Grade pass and three Standard Grade passes or an                 Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                                personality is also necessary for work in this industry.               appropriate group of SQA modules. If you have some work experience          One Higher Grade pass at level C or above is required to access the
    study or to a university degree in travel, tourism or hospitality studies.   Progression:
                                                                                 Successful completion allows you to gain direct access onto the NC             Progression:                                                           or other training, you may not need the above qualifications.               first year of the course. Alternatively, a range of SQA modules or other
    Careers:                                                                                                                                                    Successful completion allows you to gain direct entry to the HNC                                                                                   relevant industry qualifications will be considered. HNC in either Travel
                                                                                 Travel & Tourism and International Travel with Hospitality courses.                                                                                   Progression:
    Employment opportunities in the continually expanding travel and                                                                                            Travel course. Students may then progress to the HND Travel with                                                                                   or Tourism may take you directly into the second year of the HND. If
    hospitality industry include advisers within travel agencies, airport                                                                                                                                                              Successful completion would allow direct access to the second year of
                                                                                 Careers:                                                                       Tourism and possibly progress to the third year of a degree                                                                                        you have work experience or other training, you may not require the
    ground staff, airline cabin crew, overseas holidays reps, customer                                                                                                                                                                 HND Travel with Tourism. Thereafter, successful candidates may
                                                                                 Travel agencies, airlines, visitor attractions, tourist information centres.   programme at either the University of the West of Scotland or                                                                                      above entry qualifications.
    services and the hotel, restaurant, café and cruise liner sectors.                                                                                                                                                                 progress to the third year of a degree programme at either the
                                                                                                                                                                Glasgow Caledonian University.
                                                                                 Assessment:                                                                                                                                           University of the West of Scotland or Glasgow Caledonian University.        Progression:
    Assessment:                                                                  The course is designed to be assessed on an ongoing basis at various           Careers:                                                                                                                                           Students who successfully complete the HND may progress directly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Careers:
    The course is assessed by a variety of methods depending on the              stages throughout the year. This may involve the use of short answer           Students who choose to go into industry may be employed within                                                                                     the third year of a relevant degree at a range of Scottish universities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Employment opportunities as senior customer advisers within travel
    particular unit being undertaken. Typical forms of assessment would          questions, completion of a project, role play, presentations, or               travel agencies, seek positions overseas as holiday reps or airline
                                                                                                                                                                cabin crew or be employed within the inbound UK tourism industry.      agencies, travel contact centres, transportation companies (cruise          Careers:
    be computer-based, ongoing practical assessment open and closed              computer-based assessments.                                                                                                                           liners, cabin crew, ground staff, rail staff, coach or car hire firms) or   Successful completion can lead students into supervisory or junior
    book, project work.                                                                                                                                         Assessment:                                                            with overseas tour operators.                                               management positions within the industry.
                                                                                 Available:
    Available:                                                                                                                                                  The course is designed to be assessed on an ongoing basis throughout
                                                                                 Finnart Campus, Greenock and North Ayrshire Campus, Kilwinning                                                                                        Assessment:                                                                 Assessment:
    Finnart Campus, Greenock                                                                                                                                    the year. This may involve short answer questions, completion of a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The course is assessed by a variety of methods, including                   The course is assessed by a variety of methods including
                                                                                                                                                                project, role play, presentations, or computer-based assessments.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       computer-based calculations, assignments, role plays, short answer          computer-based calculations, assignments, role plays, short answer
                                                                                                                                                                Available:                                                             questions, open book assessment and written reports.                        questions, open book assessment and completion of written reports.
                                                                                                                                                                North Ayrshire Campus, Kilwinning ND                                   Available:                                                                  Available:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Finnart Campus, Greenock and North Ayrshire Campus, Kilwinning              North Ayrshire Campus, Kilwinning


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    Funding                                                                                                                                                                                              Student Information Centres
    Most of our students do not pay fees and those who do                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Pre-entry Guidance - before you start college                        Pre-exit Guidance – before you leave college
                                                                                         Funding available                                             How and when to apply
    may receive financial help. We understand that financial                                                                                                                                                                                                                  This service is available to anyone considering applying for a       This service is aimed at students who are preparing to leave
    circumstances are individual and we have experts on hand                                                                                                                                                                                                                  place on a course at James Watt College. Pre-entry guidance is       college and move on to employment or further study. Pre-exit
                                                                         Non-            Bursary                                                       You should apply for a bursary or EMA as
    to help. Call one of our Student Information Centres or                              Bursaries have two main elements - the payment of             soon as you have accepted a place on the                                                                               based on an informal confidential interview between you and a        guidance is based partially on group sessions covering job
                                                                         Advanced
9   drop in for professional advice to ensure you receive all                            tuition fees and allowance for maintenance (living            course. Early application is advised, as it                                                                            member of the Student Services staff. This interview gives you       seeking topics such as CV writing and interview techniques, and     10
                                                                         Courses         expenses) and travel                                          may take up to 4-6 weeks to receive your
    the funding you are entitled to.                                     NC                                                                                                                                                                                                   the chance to ask questions about the college and to gain            further study topics including UCAS university application forms.
                                                                                                                                                       money. For a bursary or EMA application
                                                                         SVQ             Educational Maintenance                                                                                                                                                              up-to-date information and objective, unbiased advice about the
    Course Fees                                                                                                                                        form, contact the Student Funding Office                                                                                                                                                    Support with Funding and Financial Matters
                                                                         SGA                                                                                                                                                                                                  suitability of different courses. You can also discuss your future
    Fees for full-time studies are now dealt with under a National                       Allowance (EMA)                                               (see numbers opposite).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The Student Information Centres can offer advice and assistance
                                                                         NQ                                                                                                                                                                                                   career ideas and the career opportunities which the course you
                                                                                         The EMA is a form of financial support for 16-18 year olds
    Fee Waiver Policy; eligibility is determined by residence status.    Highers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   on financial and funding matters, from help in completing
                                                                                         undertaking a full-time course at college.                                                                                                                                           are considering provides.
    Most students resident in Scotland will qualify, but students who    VTCT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      application forms to advice on claiming hardship allowances. As
    do not fulfill their residential conditions will have to pay their                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             it is important to receive individual advice on funding, please
                                                                         Advanced        Student Loan                                                  Apply directly to the Student Awards                                                                                   Induction – when you start your course
    own fees. In this instance, students can make payments in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      contact one of the Student Information Centres to discuss the
                                                                                         Support for living costs is in the form of a student loan,    Agency for Scotland (SAAS).                                                                                            All students take part in an induction when they start their
    installments.                                                        Courses                                                                                                                         Our Student Information Centres provide information,                                                                                      help that may be available to you.
                                                                         HNC             which is partly means-tested. Eligible students may also                                                                                                                             course. This is intended to welcome new students and provide
                                                                                                                                                       www.saas.gov.uk or telephone
                                                                                         be able to claim their travel expenses from SAAS.                                                               advice and guidance to anyone considering coming to
    Funding for Refugees/Asylum Seekers/Migrant Workers                  HND                                                                           0845 111 1711.                                                                                                         you with the information you need to make the most of your           The Student Information Centres are open between
                                                                         Degree                                                                                                                          college and offer a wide range of services to support
    For an overview on the funding arrangements available please                         Supplementary Grant                                                                                                                                                                  time at college. Student Services staff will explain the different   8.50am and 4.50pm, Monday to Friday and, at the North
                                                                                                                                                                                                         students during their studies.
    contact:                                                                             If you have dependants, are a lone parent or have a                                                                                                                                  support services that are available and you’ll also receive a        Ayrshire Campus only, until 9.00pm Tuesday & Thursday
                                                                                         disability, you may also qualify for a supplementary grant.                                                     For many people, coming to college can be a big step that can        college diary containing a wide range of useful information.         during term time.
    Scottish Refugee Council,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         have a considerable effect on their own and their family’s lives.
    Tel: 0141 248 9799 www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                                      On-course Guidance – while you study
                                                                         Part-time       Fee Waiver                                                    To apply for a fee waiver, you are required       There can be important decisions to be made regarding career
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              All students are entitled to continued support throughout their
    Freephone number for newly arrived and dispersed asylum              Study /         It may also be possible to study part-time, continue to       to show evidence that you are in receipt of
                                                                                                                                                                                                         plans, course choice and financial support for study. Our friendly                                                                         Contact us
                                                                                         claim benefits and have your tuition fees waived.             benefits and of your residence status.                                                                                 time at James Watt College. Lecturers and guidance tutors
    seekers: Tel: 0800 085 6087 (Monday to Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm)       Evening Class                                                                                                                   and helpful staff are available to offer information and advice.                                                                           Student Information Centres:
                                                                                                                                                       Please bring this along when you enroll.                                                                               provide ongoing assistance and advice regarding your studies.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         From the time you think about coming to college until you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Student Advisers continue to provide information and advice to        0800 587 2277 (Greenock)
     Contact us                                                                          Individual Learning Accounts (ILA)                            To find out more, and to register, call the ILA   complete your studies, we are available to offer a range of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              help students in dealing with any difficult matters relating to       0800 085 8200 (North Ayrshire)
                                                                                         Many part-time and evening courses are eligible for ILA       Scotland helpline on 0808 100 1090 or visit       services to support you.
     Student Funding Offices:                                                                                                                          www.ilascotland.org.uk                                                                                                 their course, their finances or their personal life.
                                                                                         Scotland funding. You could receive up to £200 a year
     01475 553150 (Greenock)                                                             towards the cost of your course.
     01294 555322 (North Ayrshire)
                                                                         Hardship and    You may be entitled to help with accommodation,               Information and application forms are
                                                                         Childcare       childcare, equipment or travel costs.                         available from the college's Student
                                                                         Funds                                                                         Information Centre or Student Funding Office.




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                           Choose from a full range
                           of study levels




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                           From taster courses to advanced study




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Local Authority Care




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Working Tax Credit
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pension Credit
                           Levels of Study




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Open Learning (Distance Learning)
                                                                                               Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS):




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  No
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            School Pupil
                                                                                               The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland acts as the
                           British Institute of Innkeeping Awarding Body (BIIAB):
                                                                                               awarding body for a number of qualifications in Food Safety




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Other
                           BIIAB is the leading awarding body for the licensed retail




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Accommodation
                                                                                               and Occupational Health and Safety. Courses are available at




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Greenock




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Other Method
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Self Financing
                           sector and their qualifications are accredited by the Scottish
                                                                                               three levels; Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Waiver:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Waiver:
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Waiver:
                           Qualifications Authority (SQA).




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Date of Birth:




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Yes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mode of Study - How do you want to study your course?




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Funding
                                                                                               Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ):




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Postcode:
                           National Certificate (NC):




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fee
                                                                                               A one year work-based course, relevant to a specific occupation.
                           A basic introductory level of course, suitable for school leavers
                                                                                               Primarily designed for the work place, SVQs are awarded at five
                           who have no formal qualifications, or perhaps a few Standard
                                                                                               levels, from junior positions to senior management.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Please indicate at which campus you would prefer to study:
                                                                                                                                                                  Course Application Form
                           Grade passes. It also suits those returning to study who have




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Part-time Courses / Open Learning / Evening Classes
                                                                                               Facilities & Resources




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      How do you intend to finance your course?
                           few formal qualifications and no particular experience of the




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Have you lived fully in the UK for the last three years?
                           subject area. If you are studying for an NC you will be in          All facilities at the college are equipped to industry standard,
                           college for 21 hours per week.                                      providing students with valuable experience to take to the




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           College Bursary (NC, SVQ & VTCT courses)
                                                                                               workplace. Resources for Hospitality & Tourism include:
                           Higher National Certificate (HNC):




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fee Waiver: Disability Living Allowance
                                                                                                                                                                                            Please complete form in BLOCK CAPITALS (Ink)
                           A one year, full-time, advanced level course, providing hands-




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Part-time
                                                                                               l Ambition Restaurant, a working training restaurant




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fee Waiver: Attendance Allowance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Course Name(s) applied for:




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ILA (Individual Learning Account)
                           on skills and abilities to allow progression to specific career




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           SAAS (HNC/D & degree courses)




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           James Watt College is an equal opportunities college
                                                                                                  providing students with hands-on experience of both silver




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fee Waiver: Careers Allowance

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fee Waiver: Incapacity Benefit
                           opportunities. If you are studying for an HNC you will be in
                                                                                                  service waiting skills and general customer care




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fee Waiver: Asylum Seeker
                           college for 16 hours per week.
                                                                                               l A live internet café, providing a stimulating, modern
                                                                                                  environment for a working fast food operation




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Full-time Courses ONLY
                           Higher National Diploma (HND):




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Supported Learning
                                                                                               l Fully functional kitchens providing a realistic work
                           A two year, full-time, advanced level course providing hands-on




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Employer Paying




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Student Services
                                                                                                  environment for all practical food preparation




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Self Financing
                           skills and abilities to allow progression to specific career
                                                                                               l A fully stocked, licensed bar




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            First Name(s):
                           opportunities. If you are studying for an HND you will be in




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Residency
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Full-time
                                                                                               l A simulated reservation system which gives students




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Telephone:




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Nursery
                           college for 16 hours per week.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Surname:



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Address:
                                                                                                  experience of using the reservation process a travel agent or




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     e-mail:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Town:
                                                                                                  tour operator would use when dealing with holiday enquiries.




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                                                                                                                                                                              should get in touch using the contact details listed. If you would
                                      It is vitally important that you find the right course for you. This




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         to college. It is important to receive individual advice to ensure
                                                                                                             Course Guide tells you the basics but for more information you




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 For detailed advice or to make an appointment with a Student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Funding is another important area to consider prior to coming




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Sport, Exercise & Outdoor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Music & Performing Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   like to discuss your future career plans and course options,




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  please make an appointment with our Student Adviser.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Adviser contact the Student Information Centre on




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Social Sciences
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              you receive all the funding you are entitled to.




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    0800 085 8200 (North Ayrshire).




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            Help to Choose a Course




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    0800 587 2277 (Greenock) or




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hairdressing & Make-up Artistry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Beauty & Complementary

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Business & Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Art, Design & Media




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Computing & IT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Construction


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Therapies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      class times or placements. Funding may be made available to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 experiences in line with the Scottish Government ‘Early Years




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               help cover the cost of child care. Early application for nursery


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The college works in partnership with Enterprise Childcare in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Curriculum’. This facility will be provided for students during




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Greenock and the Rainbow Cottage Nursery in Kilwinning to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     campuses for children between the ages of three and five.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Highly qualified and capable staff care for the children in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        There are nurseries at both the Finnart and North Ayrshire




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          enable students to access child care provision for children
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 secure and stimulating environment, providing learning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      College Nursery




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        under three years of age.
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Examinations/Qualifications
Previous SQA candidate number:
Applicants should list all subjects, whatever the result, in chronological order. If you are awaiting the results of any examinations recently taken,
write PENDING in the result column. Please continue on a seperate sheet if necessary.
Level/Grade                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Subject                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Date                                                                                                                                                                                     Place of Study                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Results
(Standard, Higher, etc)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (grades, bands, etc)
Ethnic Group
James Watt College is committed to a policy of equal opportunities and seeks to ensure that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds
of race, colour or ethnic origin. To help us monitor this policy, please complete the information below by ticking the appropriate box.
White, White Scottish, White British                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Asian, Asian Scottish, Asian British
     Scottish White                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Indian
     English White                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Pakistani
     Welsh White                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bangladeshi
     Irish White                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Chinese
     Other White                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Other Asian
     Mixed Background
Black, Black Scottish, Black British
     Caribbean                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Other Ethnic Group
     African                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Information Refused
     Other Black
The college endeavours to assist and support all students. If you have an additional support need, please tick the box and provide details below
and a representative from the college will contact you to assess your own particular needs and make any necessary arrangements for you
throughout the duration of your time at James Watt College.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Please tick
Please provide details of your disability:
Application Declaration
I confirm that, to the best of my knowledge, the information given in this form is correct and complete
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Please send your completed application form FREEPOST to:
FREEPOST, Faculty Administration, James Watt College, Finnart Campus,
Finnart Street, GREENOCK, PA16 8ZA
or
FREEPOST, Faculty Administration, James Watt College, North Ayrshire Campus,
Lauchlan Way, Kilwinning, KA13 6BR
The college is registered under the Data Protection Act (1998). The information in your application will be stored on a computer system and will only be used for
this intended purpose.
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