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Entry to Learning SCQF 3 - Vocational Routes

Campus Milton Road Campus
Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 3

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 aged 16+ who received additional support at school or did not attend well, who would like to improve their basic work skills and develop confidence. This course includes first-hand experience in a work environment, and you will participate in a two-week work placement. Options include hospitality, practical skills for working outdoors or creative industries.


This course will allow you to develop group and teamwork skills as well as prepare you for further study whilst enhancing your confidence.  

 

What you will learn

SCQF Level 3 Units may include: 

  • Communication
  • Numeracy
  • Enterprise Skills
  • Personal and Social Development
  • Rural Skills
  • Art and Design 
  • Vocational skills in your chosen area (Hospitality, Practical Skills for Working Outdoors or Creative Industries) 

 

Placement information

  • You will participate in a two-week work experience placement and can volunteer, with support, in a small group in the local community as part of this course. 

How the course is assessed

  • You will be continually assessed through classroom-based and practical assessments. 

Number of days per week

  • 4 days per week

Entry requirements

  • There are no formal entry qualifications.

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

You will be invited to attend a meeting to ensure this is the correct course for you. 

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • This course will prepare you for further study or training at level 4
  • Many further study courses taught at Edinburgh College

Career options

  • This course is aimed to prepare you for further study but may lead to 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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