Ayr College has been providing academic and vocational courses for over sixty years. It has three campuses at Dam Park Ayr, Cumnock and Girvan. The college offers a wide range of subjects which attract many local as well as international students. Most of the students complete their studies at Ayr College and carry on to University. There are various courses in the Access to Further and Higher Education department which includes Accounting, Building Crafts, Business and Information Technology, Fashion and Retail, and Applied Biological Science. There are also vocational courses on offer under the Scottish Vocational Qualifications programme. These include areas like Food and Drink, Administration, Bricklaying, Plumbing, Professional Cookery and Retail Management.
Higher National Certificates and Diplomas can be attained at Ayr College in many subject areas. Some are Fashion, Business Management, Tourism, Multimedia Computing and Hospitality Management. Apart from these there are a few Certificate programmes and even BBA on offer at the college. Many essential services are provided to the students at the college. There is career guidance, personal counselling by tutors, spiritual support team and the medical care. Funds are offered for eligible students like Education Maintenance Allowance and child care costs. The Class Guidance Tutor is available to give advice related to studies and courses.
There are various facilities at the college which include a nursery, refectories, library, a study centre and a cultural room. There is a health centre where an occupational nurse provides medical care and confidential advice.
Dam Park, KA8 0EU, Ayr
Tel: 01292 265184, Fax: 01292 263889