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Preparation for Employment Second Steps SCQF 5

Campus Midlothian Campus
Milton Road Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Full time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2021

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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.

How the course is assessed

  • You will be continually assessed through a range of classroom-based and practical assessments

Number of days per week

  • 5 days per week including 3 days in College and 2 days in a work experience placement.

Entry requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • You will be invited into to College for a meeting to ensure this course is suitable for your needs.

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Edinburgh College courses at a higher level 
  • Further training 

Career options

  • Move into employment or Modern Apprenticeship 
  • Entry level employment

Study Options

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

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