A Free Course For You

We have over 50 free courses taking place online or on campus. Sign up for one today!

A celebration of learning. Sign up today. 

These free courses could be the first step to a new career, a chance to gain a useful skill, or just time to learn something new. From motorcycle maintenance to forensic psychology, there’s something here for everyone. There’s evening and weekend classes, on campus and online, so whatever stage in life you’re at there’s a place for you here.

View our fall range of free courses here.

Ready to apply but need some help? Email shortcourses@nclan.ac.uk.


Join us at our family-friendly Community Open Days!

Join us in celebrating 10 class years in Cumbernauld, Coatbridge and Motherwell. It’s our 10th birthday and we’re having a party!

Everyone is welcome to come down to our Motherwell, Coatbridge and Cumbernauld campuses where there will believe music, campus tours, Easter scavenger hunts and much, much more.

Our Community Open Days will take place on:

• Saturday 18th March in Cumbernauld and Motherwell, 10am – 1pm
• Saturday 25th March in Coatbridge, 10am – 1pm

These community days are a chance to visit our campuses, learn about our courses and celebrate with us!

We’re a family friendly college so children are welcome to come enjoy the bouncy castle, get their face painted and take part in crafts and games. You’ll also get to explore everything we have to offer from dining experiences in our training restaurants to a selection of treatments in our relaxing Hair and Beauty Salons.

We look forward to welcoming you. Register your interest here.