College Policies and Procedures

As a Student at West Lothian College there are many policies and procedures that you must follow.  The policies included in this link are for both staff and students.  To access all College Policies and Procedures please click here.

Policies of particular importance to Students include Student Positive Behavior Policy, Smoking Policy, Email and Computer Network Responsible Use Policy, Social Network and Internet Policy and others listed below.    It is your responsibility to read and understand these policies in order to adhere to them.  If you need assistance or support in accessing or using any of these policies and procedures please do not hesitate in contacting your Student Association. You can do this by popping into the office located in the main building at the top of the stairs; emailing us directly at StudentAssociation@west-lothian.ac.uk or phoning 01506 427701.

Policies and Procedures

Academic Malpractice Policy and Procedure

Admissions and Enrolment Policy and Procedure

Adults at Risk Policy

Adverse Weather Policy 

Alternative Assessment Arrangements Policy and Procedure

Approval & Implementation of Policies and Procedures

Approval of Learning Course Policy and Procedure

Assessment Appeals Policy and Procedure

Business Continuity Policy Framework

Career Long Professional Learning and Development Policy

Child Safeguarding Policy and Procedure

College Closure Policy – During the working day

College Closure Policy – Outwith College

Complaints Policy and Procedure

Conflict of Interest Policy – Assessments

Copyright Policy 

Credit Card Policy

Data Protection Policy

Discretions Policy

Email & Computer Network Responsible Use Policy

Environment and Sustainability Policy

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy

Existing and Former Student Reference Policy and Procedure

Expert Witness Policy

External Assessment Policy and Procedure

Flexible Working Policy and Procedure

Fraud and Corruption Policy and Procedures (incorporating West Lothian College Fraud Response Plan)

Freedom of Information Policy

Gifts and Hospitality Policy

Harassment Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Policy (Signed)

Independent Review of Learning and Teaching Policy and Procedure

Internal Assessment Policy and Procedure

Internal Quality Audit Policy and Procedure

Internal Verification Policy and Procedure

IT Security Policy

Job Evaluation Policy and Procedure

Job Sharing Policy and Guidelines

Maternity and Family Care Policy

Performance Improvement Policy and Procedure

Procurement Policy and Procedure

Protection of Employment Policy – All Staff

Protection of Vulnerable Groups Policy and Procedure (Staff)

Protection of Vulnerable Groups Policy and Procedure (Students)  

Recruitment and Selection Policy and Procedure

Remote Access Policy and Procedure

Retirement Policy and Procedure

Risk Management Policy & Procedure incorporating Risk Classification Matrix

Secure Aquisition and Storage of Assessment Materials Policy and Procedure  

Severance Policy

Shared Parental Leave Policy

Smoking Policy

Social Network and Internet Policy

Staff IT Acceptable Use Policy

Staff Secondment Policy

Stress Management and Wellbeing Policy and Procedure

Student Carers Policy 

Student Positive Behaviour and Discipline Procedure

Substance and Alcohol Misuse Policy and Procedure

Travel and Subsistence Policy and Procedure

Your Attendance Matters Policy

Value For Money Policy

Whistleblowing Policy and Procedure