SCQF Level 4
Access and Continuing Education

Course Overview

Skills Boost for Education is an exciting new course which has been developed to allow you the opportunity to get back into education and ultimately achieve employment. It is a 3-week course that will allow you to gain the confidence, skills and knowledge so you can progress on to a full-time course that is of interest to you. You will develop your core skills, ICT and can explore a curriculum that excites you.

Please complete the college application form if you are interested in starting or re-starting your Education at Edinburgh College.

This course will be the start of your learning journey and provide a pathway to a full-time course in an area of interest to you.

This next cohort for this course will start on the 10th of May.


Further information

If you are in receipt of Universal credit your benefit will remain in place during this short course..

This course will also run in June.

The course is funded by the Young Persons Guarantee and Transitional Training Fund and is free for you to do.


What You Will Learn

Communication for Study

Digital Literacy for Study

Study Skills

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications

English Proficiency Requirements

Level 5

How the course is assessed

Continual online assessment

Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements

In your personal statement please explain what has motivated you to apply for this course.

Progression And Articulation Routes

Successful completion of this course will allow you to progress to a full-time course within the college

Number Of Days Per Week


Course Cost And Funding Options
Fee: £ Open Learning part-time (year 1)
Start Date and Time

Part Time

This course will start on…
  • Group A - OUTREACH - Monday 19th April at 9:00 AM (2021)
  • Group B - OUTREACH - Monday 10th May at 9:00 AM (2021)
  • Group C - OUTREACH - Monday 31st May at 9:00 AM (2021)
End Date

Part Time

This course will end on...
  • Friday 07/05/2021
  • Friday 28/05/2021
  • Friday 18/06/2021
Course Delivery
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Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation

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