SCQF Level 5
Access and Continuing Education

Course Overview

This full-time preparation course focuses on developing your core and employability skills. It is the ideal course if you are a school leaver from either special provision or mainstream schooling and received extra support. You will most likely be progressing from Preparation for Employment First Steps or may be referred from another Edinburgh College course.

What You Will Learn

SCQF Level 5 Units may include:

  • Enterprise and Employability
  • Customer Care
  • Health and Safety
  • Personal and Social Development
Placement Information
  • You will take part in a work experience placement that reflects your skills and future employment preference.

Entry Requirements
  • There are no formal entry requirements
English Proficiency Requirements
  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
  • You will be continually assessed through a range of classroom-based and practical assessments

Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
  • You will be invited into to College for a meeting to ensure this course is suitable for your needs.
Progression And Articulation Routes
  • Edinburgh College courses at a higher level 
  • Further training 
Career Opportunities
  • Move into employment or Modern Apprenticeship 
  • Entry level employment
Number Of Days Per Week
  • 5 days per week including 3 days in College and 2 days in a work experience placement.
Course Cost And Funding Options
Student Stories

Many students have accessed this course to give them an additional year of preparation for employment, which has assisted them in securing appropriate employment.

Start Date and Time

Full Time

This course will start week commencing...
  • Monday 30/08/2021
End Date

Full Time

This course will end on...
  • Friday 17/06/2022
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Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation

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