Banff & Buchan College   

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Banff & Buchan College is a further education College located in the north east of Scotland offering a wide range of courses including engineering, construction, health & safety, leadership & management and IT.

Various delivery options are available including full time, part time, evening, day and block release, open and flexible learning (including online learning). The college provides high quality lifelong learning opportunities relevant to the needs of students, employers and communities and specialises in providing learning opportunities for technicians in the oil and gas sector, including electrical, mechanical and marine engineering. 
 
Through its commercial training arm - bSolutions - it offers a wide range of short courses to business and industry across disciplines including Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Electrical Engineering, Health & Safety, First Aid, Leadership & Management Development and Computer Skills. Training can be delivered in any of the College's centres across the North East of Scotland (including Aberdeen), or where suitable equipment exists, in clients' premises.

Main Training Areas

ENGINEERING

  • Hydraulics
  • Pneumatics
  • Coded Welding
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Refrigeration

ELECTRICAL

  • PAT Testing
  • Wiring Regulations
  • Electrical Engineering

CONSTRUCTION

  • Woodworking Machinery
  • Ames Taping

HEALTH AND SAFETY

  • Working Safely
  • Managing Safely
  • Risk Assessment
  • COSHH
  • NEBOSH
  • Manual Handling
  • Waste Management

FIRST AID

  • HSE First Aid at Work
  • HSE Refresher
  • Appointed Person

BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

  • Team Leader
  • First Line Management
  • Finance for Non Financial Managers
  • Train the Trainer
  • Presentation Skills

IT SKILLS

  • MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • MS Access
  • MS Powerpoint
  • ECDL
  • Advanced ECDL
  • Website Development
  • Introduction to Dreamwaver
  • Introduction to Flash
  • Web graphics with Photoshop elements
  • Cisco Networking
  • SAGE Accounting