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Day Release or EveningThis course is suitable for candidates who are keen to develop their IT, Communication and Organisational Skills to either help them secure a position as a... Read more
This is a 2 hour class specifically designed for students with additional support needs . If you`re looking to try out lots of interesting and new art and design materials and techniques this SCQF Lev... Read more
This course gives you the opportunity to develop a portfolio of artwork which will support College and UCAS applications for art and design-based courses. Youll explore a variety of art and design dis... Read more
This course gives you the opportunity to develop a portfolio of artwork which will support college and UCAS applications for art and design-based courses. You`ll explore a variety of art and design di... Read more
The Advanced Vehicle Maintenance class is designed to give people fundamental knowledge and understanding of the Motor vehicle engine and give them the practical skills to allow tasks such as timing b... Read more
This course is ideal if you are interested in learning about the basic maintenance of your vehicle. You will be looking at many different systems and learning how to maintain and when necessary replac... Read more
The Advanced Vehicle Maintenance class is designed to give people fundamental knowledge and understanding of the Motor vehicle engine and give them the practical skills to allow tasks such as timing b... Read more
This course is ideal if you are interested in learning about the basic maintenance of your vehicle. You will be looking at many different systems and learning how to maintain and when necessary replac... Read more
The course allows learners to develop deeper understanding of the underlying themes of biology: evolution and adaptation; structure and function; genotype and niche. Within each of the units the scale... Read more
Biology affects everyone and aims to find solutions to many of the world’s problems. Biology the study of living organisms plays a crucial role in our everyday existence and is an increasingly i... Read more
HNC Building Services is aimed at employed candidates from the building contractors and  building services or from the heating and ventilation sector. This day release two year course will give y... Read more
During this course you will study a variety of business related subject areas. We work closely with employers and universities to ensure your qualification will help you progress to the job you w... Read more
This course is designed to prepare you for the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) test. The course covers the reading writing listening and speaking skills you will need for the test as w... Read more
CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Adults) is an initial teacher training course and an internationally recognised form of entry into the English Language teaching profession. The part time cou... Read more
This course is designed to prepare you for the Cambridge First Certificate in English test. The course covers the reading writing listening and speaking skills you will need for the test as well as re... Read more
Chemistry the study of matter and its interactions contributes essential knowledge and understanding across all aspects of our lives. Chemistry explains the links between the particulate nature of mat... Read more
Chemistry is the study of matter and its interactions which contributes essential knowledge and understanding across all aspects of our lives. Chemistry allows us to explain the links between the part... Read more
This course is aimed at childcare workers who are already qualified as practitioners and who wish to update and develop their knowledge and practice. You can choose to study up to three units. These c... Read more
This course is aimed at mature learners who are looking to change their career to one working with children but who don’t yet have the entry requirements for an HNC Childhood Practice course. Read more
You will already be working in a childcare setting and will extend your theoretical knowledge and practical experience required for a career in childcare or playwork. Successful completion of the cour... Read more
If you`re an IT professional looking to design implement and support small to medium-sized networks this course is designed for you. The training programme is ideal if you`re entering the IT industry ... Read more
This course runs as both an evening course and an online course. It is ideal if youd like to learn to diagnose problems repair configure and install computer hardware and operating systems. Youll also... Read more
This course runs as both an evening class and an online course. It is ideal if you would like to learn to diagnose computer problems, repair, configure and install computer hardware and operating syst... Read more
If you are in a helping role then the COSCA certificate is the perfect theoretical and practical course allowing you to develop the ability to establish a safe trusting helping relationship with anoth... Read more
If you are looking to develop a career in the voluntary and mental health sectors this course is designed for you. The aim is to introduce you to some of the concepts and skills required to offer supp... Read more
The creative sound engineering course is ideal if you’re an aspiring sound engineer or sound technician. Working with an actual studio engineer, you’ll learn the basics of the studio and w... Read more
Throughout this course you will develop various fashion and textiles skills working with appropriate machinery equipment and hand tools in themanipulation of chosen fabrics... Read more
Learners will have the opportunity to explore the potential of surface pattern making use of a range of surfaces and a variety of media and materials. Learners will explore the potential of surface pa... Read more
This unit is designed to enable you to develop knowledge and understanding of a range of camera techniques; an understanding of the underpinning knowledge behind these techniques and to develop good p... Read more
The purpose of this unit is to enable candidates to acquire knowledge of a range of basic studio equipment, lighting and techniques for the production of simple studio still life and portrait images. ... Read more
A history course delivered in the Gaelic medium designed to enable fluent speakers to maintain their exposure to the language through further education opportunities. This is the Gaelic-medium version... Read more
This course is designed to help students improve their numeracy skill... Read more
We want you to apply for this course if you`re looking to gain employment as a pupil support assistant in a school setting. Education Support Assistants are generally employed within schools to suppor... Read more
The PAT Testing course aims to prepare candidates for the City and Guilds 2377 examination. This vocational course gives the opportunity to carry out in-service inspection and testing of electrical eq... Read more
This course is aimed at anyone working within a food handling environment including catering/licensed trade food production and processing industries and also those in caring and voluntary situations ... Read more
This course is aimed at employed candidates to give you the knowledge and analytical skills needed for your employment as a technician engineer. You will study a range of subjects from a var... Read more
Studying Higher English will provide you with the opportunity to develop the skills of listening, talking, reading and writing in order to understand and use language. As you develop your literacy ski... Read more
This part time course allows you to continue your learning in the college environment and to further develop your personal, social, communication and life skills. The course is sui... Read more
This course is ideal if you want to improve your English for further study in the UK. The course will develop your reading writing listening and speaking skills for everyday life and in a study contex... Read more
This course will give you the broad practical skills base youll need in engineering light fabrication. You`ll take part in a lot of hands-on skills training including sheet metal welding and much more... Read more
If you are looking to develop the practical skills neeeded to work as a fashion or photographic make-up artist this course is ideal. It is designed to develop your skills in make-up artistry to a high... Read more
If you’re a team leader, supervisor or first line manager with a defined area of operational responsibility and you wish to develop your people management and leadership skills, this course is f... Read more
Continue your development of French through increased exposure time to the language to give you the opportunity to acquire great fluency, flexibility and accuracy... Read more
This course requires no prior knowledge of French and provides you with a good starting point.  You`ll learn the fundamentals of the language to enable you to communicate at a basic level... Read more
This Course is made up of two mandatory Units. The Course provides learners with the opportunity to develop their reading, listening, talking and writing skills, in order to understand and use a moder... Read more
The Gaelic (Learners) qualification at Advanced Higher level increases the candidates’ ability to communicate at a complex level in spoken and written Gaelic. The four langua... Read more
Higher Gaelic offers you the opportunity to gain fluency and use a wider range of the Gaelic language. You will cover three units: Language Study Reading and Writing Focus Listening and Speaking. You ... Read more
This 18 week course requires no prior knowledge of German and provides you with a good starting point whatever your purpose in choosing to learn a modern language. Classes are taught with emphasis on ... Read more
This 18 week course requires no prior knowledge of German and provides you with a good starting point whatever your purpose. Classes are taught with emphasis on the spoken language and you will learn ... Read more
This Course is made up of two mandatory Units. The Course provides learners with the opportunity to develop their reading, listening, talking and writing skills, in order to understand and use a moder... Read more
This 18 week course is ideal if you have previously completed the 18 week German beginners course or have previous experience learning German at Beginners level as the course provides with opportuniti... Read more
Have you been out of learning or work for a while? Get Ready for College is for anyone who wants to get back into learning and to develop employability skills. It can also help you gain your full pote... Read more
This course is designed to provide you with a nationally recognised qualification in gym instructing. It will prepare you for employment in the industry as well as allowing you to progress onto the CY... Read more
History provides you with insights into your own life and of the society and the wider world in which you live. By examining the past you can better understand your own community your country and the ... Read more
Biology affects everyone and aims to find solutions to many of the world’s problems. Biology the study of living organisms plays a crucial role in our everyday existence and is an increasingly i... Read more
If you`re an existing or aspiring human resources practitioner this CIPD Foundation Certificate will provide you with a wide range of relevant practical skills to enhance your employment and promotion... Read more
This course is designed to provide you with comprehensive training in the latest SAGE Line 50 package. You`ll get the training in the SAGE Accounting package you require to develop your understanding ... Read more
This course is ideal for you if you`re a food handler with responsibility for the work of others. In addition it is a useful course if you`re implementing a safe system for food hygiene in your place ... Read more
If you are looking to develop a career in the voluntary and mental health sectors this course is designed for you. The aim is to introduce you to some of the concepts and skills required to offer supp... Read more
This course is designed to allow students with additional support or learning needs to develop their own personal fitness health and general well-being... Read more
This course requires no prior knowledge of Italian and provides you with a good starting point.  You`ll learn the fundamentals of the language to enable you to communicate at a basic level... Read more
The CIPD Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Development (QCF level 5) provides the perfect platform to develop your learning and development knowledge and skills. If you’ve completed the CIP... Read more
If you are an existing or aspiring learning and development practitioner this CIPD Foundation Certificate will provide you with a wide range of relevant practical skills to enhance your employability ... Read more
Our QCF Level 5 qualifications in Management and Leadership are designed for middle managers and those aspiring to senior management who want to develop their leadership skills and gain up-to-date kno... Read more
Our QCF Level 5 qualifications in Management and Leadership are designed for middle managers and those aspiring to senior management who want to develop their leadership skills and gain up-to-date kno... Read more
Advanced Higher Mathematics aims to build upon and extend your mathematical skills knowledge and understanding in a way that recognises problem solving as an essential skill and enables you to integra... Read more
Mathematics is rich and stimulating. It engages and fascinates learners of all ages interests and abilities. Learning in mathematics develops logical reasoning analysis problem solving skills creativi... Read more
Mathematics is important in everyday life allowing us to make sense of the world around us and to manage our lives. Using mathematics enables us to model real-life situations and make connections and ... Read more
This course will give you the knowledge analytical and practical skills you need to work as a technician in the oil gas chemical food drinks paper and energy production and processing industries. You&... Read more
Medical Terminology will give you an introduction to the language of medicine. This course is ideal for medical secretaries paramedical personnel nurses and others working in a health care setting. It... Read more
This 1 day course will help you understand the purpose of minute taking and give you confidence in taking minutes in different types of meetings. There will be a practical exercise in the second part ... Read more
Studying National 5 English will provide you with the opportunity to develop your skills of listening talking reading and writing in order to understand and use language. As your literacy skills devel... Read more
This course will provide you with a sound general foundation in hazard identification and the management of safety. Its designed for you if you`re a supervisor or manager in medium to high risk enviro... Read more
The NEBOSH National Diploma is the leading qualification for those who are already working in health and safety and wish to obtain formal recognition or for those who are taking on extra health and sa... Read more
The NEBOSH National Diploma is the leading qualification for those who are already working in health and safety and wish to obtain formal recognition or for those who are taking on extra health and sa... Read more
This course will provide you with a sound general foundation in hazard identification and the management of safety. Its designed for you if you`re a supervisor or manager in medium to high risk enviro... Read more
EMTA SVQ 2 Performing Engineering Operations will give you the broad practical skills you`ll need in engineering manufacture and maintenance. You`ll take part in a lot of hands-on skills training incl... Read more
If you are currently accredited at REPs level 2 with a qualification in Fitness Instruction or Gym Based Exercise then this course could be the next step for you. The aim of this course is to recognis... Read more
If you`re a pharmacy technician and want to take on a senior or managerial technician role then this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need. A suggested two years post-registra... Read more
This SQA level 3 national group award is an approved regulatory body accredited competency based qualification meeting professional registration requirements for competency for Pharmacy technicians. T... Read more
This course is designed to increase your skills if you`re employed as a dispenser or assistant technical officer working in a hospital or community pharmacy. Youll carry out your studies in the workpl... Read more
This course is for ideal if you`re employed as a pre-registration pharmacy technician dispenser or assistant technical officer and are looking to develop your skills. Youll carry out your studies in t... Read more
Studying Philosophy will challenge you to think clearly about problems by asking you questions about the world you live in. You will explore philosophical ideas and arguments relating to general and f... Read more
This course includes the technical and creative sides of photography. The course comprises a series of units covering basic camera controls and usage, research skills and Digital imaging. These skills... Read more
This 12 week basic-level course is the first unit delivered on the Beginners Photography course. You will research basic black and white photography techniques. Using a 35mm SLR, you will develop and ... Read more
This 18 week course is designed to enable students to research styles of photographic portraits from both historical and contemporary periods and apply the acquired knowledge of skills and techniques ... Read more
Learning about physics will develop your interest in and understanding of the world. You will have the opportunity to engage in a wide range of investigative tasks which will you to develop important ... Read more
Physics gives you an insight into the underlying nature of our world and its place in the universe. From the sources of the power we use to the exploration of space it covers a range of applications o... Read more
This course is designed for those who are currently employed in a childcare setting. It will provide the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you require to work in a playwork setting. This is a... Read more
The course is suitable if you are working in a playwork setting in a supervisory role and are looking to gain the qualifications you need to register with the SSSC at lead practitioner or manager leve... Read more
Higher Politics will develop your knowledge and understanding of how different political ideologies, systems and parties resolve the timeless pursuit of power authority and legitimacy. Its theoretical... Read more
This part-time course is designed to give adults returning to education the opportunity to improve their confidence and skills, gain qualifications and prepare for further study.  The course... Read more
Prince2 (Projects in Controlled Environments) is a process based project management method designed to provide a framework covering the wide variety of disciplines and activities required within a pro... Read more
PRINCE2(Projects in Controlled Environments) is a process based project management method designed to provide a framework covering the wide variety of disciplines and activities required within a proj... Read more
This course will allow you to gain a nationally recognised qualification. Its ideal if you`re a pharmacy technician and are looking to develop skills in aseptic checking... Read more
This course will allow you to gain a nationally recognised qualification. Its ideal if you`re a pharmacy technician and are looking to develop skills in dispensary checking... Read more
Focusing on marketing and management the CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing provides the strategic skills required to manage the marketing function. This recognised CIM qualification is for markete... Read more
The CIM Certificate in Professional Marketing has been developed for those who are in marketing and are looking to progress their career. This new qualification will give you the practical skills and ... Read more
Studying Psychology will enable you to develop an understanding of the study of the human mind and behaviour in a range of contexts and to enhance your ability to use evidence to explain behaviour. Th... Read more
This Access and Continuing Education (ACE) and Pathways course will introduce you to a range of different craft art and design processes and techniques. There is a focus on puppet design including mix... Read more
A certificate in Initial and Fundamental Inspection and Testing 2394 will give you the skills and confidence to inspect and test fundamental installations and conduct initial verification on electrica... Read more
This course is designed to provide you with comprehensive training in the latest SAGE Line 50 package. Youll get the training in the SAGE Accounting package you require to develop your understanding a... Read more
If you`re looking to gain comprehensive training in the latest SAGE Payroll package this is the course for you. Youll develop the essential computerised payroll skills and knowledge you need for the w... Read more
Skills for Life and Work is for anyone who wants to enhance their employability skills, gain qualifications and realise their full potential. You will develop your skills in reading, writing numeracy ... Read more
Sociology will develop your sense of yourself as part of society. It uses a sociological approach which encourages you to ask questions about the social world in which we live and to use evidence to s... Read more
Continue your development of Spanish through increased exposure time to the language to give you the opportunity to acquire great fluency, flexibility and accuracy... Read more
This 18 week course requires no prior knowledge of Spanish and provides you with a good starting point whatever your purpose.  Classes are taught with emphasis on the spoken language... Read more
This 18 week course requires no prior knowledge of Spanish and provides you with a good starting point whatever your purpose. Classes are taught with emphasis on the spoken language and you will learn... Read more
This Course is made up of two mandatory Units. The Course provides learners with the opportunity to develop their reading, listening, talking and writing skills, in order to understand and use a moder... Read more
This course is ideal if you have a previous experience learning Spanish at Beginners Level and have an interest in modern languages and other cultures. The course will develop your awareness of other ... Read more
This course is for people who are interested in taking up a career in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or for people working with ESOL learners in different contexts.
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This is an Art and Design course specifically designed for students with additional support needs. If you`d like to develop the skills you need to design and make a range of jewellery to a professiona... Read more
This 3 day course will give you a thorough grounding in the role of the trainer and help you understand the key competencies required to identify training needs design a training session and evaluate ... Read more
This is an Art and Design course specifically designed for students with additional support needs. If youd like to try new art and design techniques at SCQF Level 2 this rewarding course is ideal. You... Read more
Welding Processes is 12 week evening course which introduces you to the following welding processes MMA, MIG, Oxy Acetylene and TIG. You can then complete a SQA unit in their preferred process.<... Read more

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