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Day ReleaseThis 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 Finance As... Read more
Advanced Diploma in Food Hygiene is an intensive course but is structured to enable you to complete it in a short period of time. The course is delivered over five consecutive days... Read more
This two-year day release programme of study is designed to teach you the essential skills necessary for the role of an architectural technician. You will attend college one day per week over two acad... 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 Leve... 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 will explore a variety of art... 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
This Course is a stand alone qualification that will enhance your theoretical and practicalskill for anyone that has completed Professional Development Award Level 6 and SVQ level 3 in Carpentry and J... Read more
This course is designed for those wishing to pursue a career as an exercise to music instructor. On successful completion you will gain a nationally recognised qualification that will prepare you for ... 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
This course is designed as continual professional development for childhood practitioners. This course contains several individual SCQF Level 7 units. It is specifically aimed at increasing knowledge ... 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
This course is designed for people who need additional credits at SCQF 8. You might be working towards the PDA Childhood Practice at SCQF 9, developing your knowledge and skills or completing CPD. The... 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
This new Professional Development Award (PDA) at SCQF 9 has been developed by SQA in partnership with the Scottish Social Services Council as a recognised qualification if you`re a lead practitioner o... Read more
If you are 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 are entering the IT indus... Read more
This two-year day release programme of study is designed to teach you the essential skills necessary for the role of a civil engineer. You will attend college one day per week over two academic years ... Read more
This course runs as both an evening course and an online course. It is ideal if you`d like to learn to diagnose problems, repair, configure and install computer hardware and operating systems. You`ll ... Read more
This two-year day release programme of study is designed to teach you the essential skills necessary for the role of a construction manager. You will attend college one day per week over two academic ... 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
The HNC is aimed at those working in or seeking to work in a variety of counselling settings. It may also be attractive to workers in the wider care, advice or guidance settings where counselling skil... 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 wi... 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 is an introductory course that will allow you to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to become an effective tour guide. The course provides the opportunity to take part in practical simula... Read more
This course will enable you to develop knowledge and understanding of camera techniques and an understanding of the underpinning knowledge behind these techniques. You will develop good practice ... 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
The ECDL qualification is the international benchmark for ICT users and is highly regarded by employers. It is a formal qualification which provides learners with digital literacy skills and improves ... Read more
Education Support Assistants are generally employed within schools to support the work of class teachers in learning activities – these post holders were until recently referred to as pupil supp... Read more
You`ll develop a valuable foundation of knowledge about the electrical engineering industry which deals with the production, transmission, distribution and application of electricity... Read more
You’ll gain a broad understanding of electrical engineering including electrical principles, electrical installation fundamentals, mathematics, IT and electrical hand skills. The areas you&rsquo... Read more
If you want to become an electrician this course provides the perfect platform to develop your skills and knowledge. You will learn hand skills and wiring techniques which are based around a domestic ... Read more
Electronic Fire and Security Systems is a 3 year course aimed at candidates who are employed within the Fire and Security Industry. The course is day release. This course is in two sections (PDA... Read more
This course allows you to work towards an HNC in Engineering Systems with Renewables. The Academy is a joint project with Edinburgh College and Edinburgh Napier University and provides an opportunity ... Read more
School/College provision. This selection of engineering automotive and sciences will compliment your schools studies. In this Engineering skills 36 week course you will get the basic Engineering Autom... Read more
Engineering Nat 5 Skills will give you the broad practical skills base you’ll need in engineering manufacture systems and processes. You’ll develop the skills and knowledge necessary fo... 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 suitable for people:&nb... Read more
This course is for speakers of English as a second language. The course aims to develop confidence and improve English language skills... 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
Continue your development of French through increased exposure time to the language to give you the opportunity to acquire great fluency, flexibility and accuracy. National 5, Higher a... 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
This course is ideal for students wishing to progress to a higher level in their understanding writing and speaking of the French language. National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher quali... 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. ... 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.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 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 for students wishing to progress to a higher level in their understanding writing and speaking of the German language. National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher quali... Read more
This part-time course is an introduction to college. It is for anyone who wants to get into learning, develop employability skills and plan the next step in their learning. The course runs for 18 week... 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
This course is the industrial requirement at Craft Level in the heating and ventilating industry. Designed by the lead industry body the Heating and Ventilating Contractors Association the course will... Read more
This course is the industrial requirement at Craft Level in the heating and ventilating industry. Designed by the lead industry body the Heating and Ventilating Contractors Association the course w... Read more
This award aims to develop your abilities to apply analysis and synthesis skills to the solution of engineering problems. Youll learn to break down full engineering systems into component areas in ord... Read more
This course is designed to enable students who have completed their HNC Electrical Engineering on a part time basis to develop their skills and competence to a higher level within electrical engineeri... 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
The CIPD Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management provides the perfect platform to develop your human resource management knowledge and skills. If you have completed the CIPD Foundation Certi... 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 an introduction to the exciting role of cabin crew. You will have the opportunity to be trained in our simulated aircraft cabin by experienced cabin crew. The course will also provide y... Read more
Over the course of two full weekends, learners will cover all the basics of makeup artistry including theory and practical skills. This short course provides a great basis for further study and is sui... 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
This course is designed to help you develop basic literacy skills for practical use in everyday life... Read more
This NPA is the only Make-Up Skills National Progression Award at SCQF level 5 offered by an Awarding Organisation. This qualification provides candidates with skills in the key aspects of make-up. Th... 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.... 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
The catering industry is rapidly growing and very exciting to work in. A modern apprenticeship in professional cookery will give you the skills and abilities to be able to work in this area. This Appr... Read more
The course is taught in the following areas: Larder Section: Advanced butchery skills in meat, poultry and fish preparation; hot kitchen training; cooking and finishing complex dishes with fish, meat ... 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
If you`re looking to develop your fabrication and welding practical skills this is the ideal course. Youll develop your knowledge and understanding of engineering principles and systems covering a ran... Read more
This course is perfect to develop your knowledge and understanding of engineering principles and systems. Youll cover a wide range of manufacturing engineering disciplines essential to your future stu... Read more
This is a commercial course that will certificate welders already trained within their welding discipline... Read more
This course is designed to help you develop your basic numeracy skills for practical use in everyday life... 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. It`s designed for you if you`re a supervisor or manager in a medium to high risk env... Read more
This course is designed to develop and train you in the following roles, rigging camera operator, vision mixing, sound mixing and as multi-camera tricaster operators in the TV studio and out on locati... 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
This course is designed for applicants who wish to begin a career in Pharmacy. There are 2 separate progression routes from this course. On completion of this NC Pharmacy qualification can... 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
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
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 help adults returning to education to improve confidence and skills, gain qualifications and prepare for further study. The course runs for 18 weeks from August to... Read more
This course will prepare you for working in this fast-paced and exciting professional cookery industry. You will build on your practical experience through extensive use of our specialist training fac... Read more
SVQ Level 3 Professional Cookery (Patisserie and Confectionery) is designed to build on the skills you gained in Level 2 Professional Cookery allowing you to develop your patisserie and confectionery ... Read more
This is a full time course over the academic year. SVQ Level 3 Professional Cookery is designed to further develop the skills you gained in SVQ Level 2 Professional Cookery. This course will allow you... 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
The Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI) is a professional-level qualification offered by the Chartered Institute of Linguists (London). It is ideal if you are a bilingual person working or w... 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
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
One day basic Food Hygiene course designed for all food handlers to meet due diligence requirement of the Food Safety regulations.  The course is intended for anyone involved in hospitality and c... 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
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
If you`re looking to gain comprehensive training in the latest SAGE Payroll package this is the course for you. You`ll develop the essential computerised payroll skills and knowledge you need for the ... Read more
This qualification is aimed at anyone in Scotland who needs to apply for a Personal Licence to sell alcohol in Scotland. The qualification covers the syllabus set by the Scottish government and will e... Read more
This course is available part-time or full-time. It is for anyone who wants to enhance their employability skills and gain qualifications. You will have the opportunity to improve your self-confidence... Read more
HNC Social Services is a full-time course at SCQF level 7. The course runs from August to June each year. If you are interested in developing a career in social care this is the ideal course for you a... 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. National 5, Higher ... 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 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 for students wishing to progress to a higher level in their understanding writing and speaking of the Spanish language. National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher qual... 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
If you have additional support or learning needs this course will allow you to develop techniques and personal skills used in outdoor pursuits, games and sports. The course is designed to improve your... Read more
Advanced Certificate in Stonemasonry is the third year of a four-year programme, offered at Edinburgh College as a stand-alonecertificate. It is ideal if you have completed or are undertaking an... 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. This is a one day course at SCQF level 3 and allows the previous level, 2 students, to achieve at lev... 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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