Frequently Asked Questions

For queries regarding the application and selection process, please click here.


Can I request a hard copy application form to complete?

Yes. You can request a hard copy application form by contacting the Human Resources Department. Click here.


Where can I get a copy of the Modern Apprentice application form?

You can download a copy of this here


If I require further information on a vacancy, is there someone I can contact to discuss this?

Contact details for additional information are contained within the information pack. This will provide you with contact details for a manager in the relevant department and contact information for the Human Resources department.


If I am invited for interview and cannot attend at the scheduled date or time, what should I do?

Please contact the HR Department via email at


How long will the recruitment process take?

The process will normally take between 4 – 6 weeks from the closing date of the advert. This may vary depending on the role.


Will I be required to work on more than one campus?

Most posts within the College will have a normal base campus however some roles may require members of staff to work flexibly across all campuses.


What are the normal working hours?

All full-time staff are employed for 35 hours per week and normal working hours are 8.45am – 4.45pm, although this may vary for some posts.


Where can I find information regarding the management structure at Ayrshire College?

You can read all about our Board of Management and Senior Management members at


Where can I find the organisational chart for Ayrshire College?

You can find the chart by clicking here.


Do the College offer an Occupational Pension Scheme?

Yes we do. Upon joining the College all staff will automatically join a public sector pension scheme. Service staff will join the Strathclyde Pension Fund, further details for which can be found at Teaching Staff will join the Scottish Teachers Superannuation Scheme, further details for which can be found at


Do the College offer any other staff benefits?

The College currently offer a number of benefits for staff including Cycle to Work and Childcare voucher schemes. Full details will be provided to successful candidates on appointment to the role.