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Skills for College

Campus Milton Road Campus
Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 3

Study mode Full time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Campus Milton Road Campus Study mode Full time Start date 26/08/24 Duration 41 Weeks
Campus Sighthill Campus Study mode Full time Start date 26/08/24 Duration 41 Weeks

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Course overview

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

Entry requirements

  • 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
  • Automotive
  • Construction 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Milton Road Campus Full time 26/08/24 41 Weeks
Sighthill Campus Full time 26/08/24 41 Weeks

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