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Preparation for Service Industries

Campus Milton Road Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 4

Study mode Full time

Duration 20 weeks

Start date Aug 2021

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Course overview

This 18-week full-time course is aimed at people who would like to develop confidence and skills in order to apply for further study at Edinburgh College in Service Industries. This course will give you an insight into a working environment and you will gain essential skills needed for working in the service industry across several areas such as hospitality and retail. You will develop your employability and core skills in communication, teamwork and digital subjects. This course has an emphasis on personal development and social skills.

What you will learn

You will participate in College courses/SQA Units at SCQF Level 4. These may include:

  • Digital Skills
  • Employability Skills
  • Personal and Social Development
  • Team Building
  • Client Care
  • Personal Presentation
  • Health and Wellbeing

Placement information

  • A work experience placement is not part of this course 

How the course is assessed

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

Number of days per week

  • 3 days per week

Entry requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements
  • Applicants should be able to show that they are ready to engage in learning at this level of study within a college environment 

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

Applicants will be invited to attend a meeting with course staff to identify learning and support needs and to ensure that this is the best course for them.

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

 

  • Further Edinburgh College courses in Service Industries, including Hairdressing Retail nd Hospitality
  • Full-time or part-time courses run by Access and Continuing Education taught at Edinburgh College

 

 

 

 

Career options

 

  • This course is designed for further study, but you may be able to apply for entry-level employment upon completion 

 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Milton Road Campus Full time 30/08/21 20 Weeks

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