PLC Colleges

  • 200 PLC Colleges in the country
  • 22,000 students every year apply
  • circa. 1000 courses
  • Mostly 1 year certificate and 2 year diploma courses – Level 5/6
  • Vocational in orientation
  • 2000 places on ‘links scheme’ to Higher Level Colleges/Universities

PLC Applications

  • Each college has separate application form online
  • No strict closing date as applications are dealt with in date order – applications open January 2019
  • Some courses very popular so students should apply early eg. Pre-Science/certain Art portfolio courses
  • Application fee required for some colleges
  • This is refundable if not offered a place
  • Places offered before end of school year after interview