About this college centre
The Kilchoan Centre prides itself on offering a very wide range of courses and workshops, specifically tailored to meet the needs of the local community, as well as visitors to this, the most westerly point on the British mainland. Western Ardnamurchan is known for its beautiful scenery which attracts many tourists to the area, as well as its isolated crofting communities. It is also the location for one of Scotland's best known deer stalking estates.
- Video conferencing facilities
- 8 PCs with fast internet connection
- Data projector and screen
- Printing, copying and scanning
- Study area
- Tea and coffee
The Learning Centre, which is available for hire (rates available on request) is located next to Kilchoan Community Centre, which houses some of the courses, as well as a range of sports facilities and a cafeteria selling various home-made snacks. Some of the rural skills courses require specialist facilities and these are all available locally.
The centre does not have regular opening hours. However, with the exception of occasional holiday periods, the Centre Manager can always be contacted, via email, by phone, to discuss learning and training related queries, and take enquiries and bookings for courses.
West Highland College UHI - Kilchoan
t: 01397 874260
Kilchoan Learning Centre is in the centre of Kilchoan, West Ardnamurchan. For sat nav, the postcode is PH36 4LH. Approaching from the east on the B8007, after passing Kilchoan Primary School on the left, turn left into Pier Road. The learning centre is the first building on your left, 200 metres from the junction.
Courses on offer cover many aspects of rural skills as well as animal husbandry, tourism, arts and crafts, and IT. In addition, as a University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) College Centre, students are able to study for a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, using the centre's video conferencing facilities to access lectures and tutorials.
Full Time courses available from September
- Through UHI we can deliver a growing range of qualifications up to degree and postgraduate level for full or part time study.
Business & Leisure courses
View a full list of business courses scheduled across WHC UHI college centres.
If you have any specific course requests please contact Claire Pepper.
Individual Learning Accounts (ILA)
You may be eligible for a Skills Development Scotland Individual Learning Account (ILA) Apply online here or Telephone 0800 917 8000.
Please apply as soon as possible to ensure your application is processed in time for the start of your course.
Studying in Kilchoan
Seonaid Canning achieved BA Hons (First Class) in Scottish Cultural Studies from the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). The degree was delivered by Orkney College UHI, and Seonaid was 'hosted' by Kilchoan Learning Centre, one of the 10 learning centres that make up West Highland College UHI.
Over the last year there have been 402 participants on 38 short courses, classes and workshops based in or around Kilchoan Learning Centre.