Skills for College
Milton Road Campus
Qualification SCQF Level 3
Study mode Full time
Duration 41 weeks
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This course is for you if you need support to build your skills and confidence to become a more independent learner, in a college environment.
It offers the chance to gain qualifications [work experience] and prepares you to make decisions for your future steps.
This course might suit you if you have experienced challenges or barriers to your learning, or if you have received additional support with your education in the past [or feel that a more supported environment in college would benefit you].
You should be able to work at SCQF 3 or 4 levels. From this course, you may progress on to another college course, into employment or volunteering.
This is a full-time [36-week] course.
What you will learn
- Money/Budgeting for College Life
- SQA Volunteering Award
- John Muir Award
- Exploring Future Steps
- Student Home/Life Expectations
- Creative and Critical Thinking
- Learn to Learn
- Communication & Digital Skills
- SQA Wellbeing Award
- SQA Modern Studies Award
How the course is assessed
- Your work is assessed throughout the year through the work you produce. There are no tests or exams
Number of days per week
- 3 days a week
- You should be able to work at SCQF level 3 or 4 to be able to complete the work on this course
Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements
- You will have an interview to assess your suitability for this course
Progression and Articulation Routes
Successfully completing this course will enable you to progress on to one of our introductory courses in a variety of areas such as
- Hotel work
- Caring Services
- Creative Industries
|Campus||Study mode||Start date||Duration|
|Milton Road Campus||Full time||28/08/23||41 Weeks|
|Sighthill Campus||Full time||28/08/23||41 Weeks|
Funding & Fees
When you are thinking about starting college, one of the most important things to consider is funding and how you intend to pay for some of the costs that come with being a student.
If you are thinking about applying for a course at Edinburgh College we have provided a number of resources to guide you smoothly through this process.