A new college with a long history

West College Scotland is modern, ambitious and innovative.

Created on 1 August 2013 by the merger of Clydebank College, Reid Kerr College in Paisley and James Watt College in Greenock, the college has 30,000 students and 1,200 staff, making it one of the biggest educational institutions in the country. This large scale allows the college to provide greater choice to students, better facilities and enhanced services.

It plays a key role in supporting local communities, providing more than 3,000 courses to senior-phase school pupils in college, in school and online.

West College Scotland also provides training for a huge range of business partners, from small- and medium-sized local companies to some of the biggest companies in the world.

It is also an enterprising college, with partners from across the globe, including China, Vietnam, Finland and Brazil.

The college offers a huge range of courses – full-time, part-time, evening and distance learning – all designed to help students get a job, keep a job or get a better job and to help businesses with their training needs.

The college has 30,000 students and 1,200 staff, making it one of the biggest educational institutions in the country.

  • Clydebank Campus

    Queens Quay, Clydebank G81 1BF

    Tel: 0300 600 6060

  • Paisley Campus

    Renfrew Rd, Paisley, Renfrewshire PA3 4DR

    Tel: 0300 600 6060

  • Finnart Street Campus

    Greenock, PA16 8HF

    Tel: 0300 600 6060

  • Waterfront Campus

    Customhouse Way, Greenock, PA15 1EN

    Tel: 0300 600 6060

  • New Street

    5 New Street,Paisley,Renfrewshire, PA1 1XU

    Tel: 0300 600 6060