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Entry to Learning SCQF 2

Campus Milton Road Campus
Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 2

Study mode Full time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2021

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Course overview

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

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

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

How the course is assessed

  • Students will be assessed through classroom-based and practical activities.

Number of days per week

  • 4 days per week

Entry requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • You will be invited to attend an informal interview to assess if this the correct course for you. 

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • 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 options

  • Community-based employment
  • Supported employment

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Milton Road Campus Full time 30/08/21 41 Weeks
Sighthill Campus Full time 30/08/21 41 Weeks

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