ENTRY TO LEARNING SCQF 2
SCQF Level 2
Access and Continuing Education

Course Overview
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This one-year course is aimed at school leavers and people aged 16+ who received significant additional support at school and who would like to improve skills and develop confidence. You may bring a support worker with you to support your participation at Edinburgh College. 

 

This course is aimed at preparing you for further study at SCQF Level 3. You will probably have attended a special school, received an alternative curriculum or mainstream placement with a high level of support. 

 

What You Will Learn
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You will participate in SQA Units and Edinburgh College courses at SCQF Level 2. These may include: 

  • Digital Skills 
  • Developing Skills in Creative Arts 
  • Communication  
  • Numeracy  
  • Enterprise Skills  
  • Personal and Social Development  
  • Skills and Experience for Volunteering 
  • Nature and the Environment 
  • Team Building 
  • Planning and Organising an Event 

 

Placement Information
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  • You will have the opportunity to visit/volunteer in the local community as part of a small, supported group. 

Entry Requirements
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  • There are no formal entry requirements
English Proficiency Requirements
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  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
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  • Students will be assessed through classroom-based and practical activities.
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
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  • You will be invited to attend an informal interview to assess if this the correct course for you. 

Progression And Articulation Routes
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  • Further courses at Level 3, such as Entry to Learning with Vocational Routes taught at Edinburgh College 
  • Other full-time or part-time courses run by Access and Continuing Education taught at Edinburgh College 

Career Opportunities
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  • Community-based employment
  • Supported employment
Number Of Days Per Week
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  • 4 days per week
Course Cost And Funding Options
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Student Stories
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Course Delivery
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FULL TIME PART TIME EVENING OPEN LEARNING BLOCK RELEASE
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Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation


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