Return 2 Learn Access

What is special about this course?

Return 2 Learn is designed for people over 25 who have been away from education for some time and need to develop the confidence to move forward.

Once on this course you will work towards SQA qualifications while gaining valuable experience through volunteering.  You will be supported to progress on to further study or employment.  This course will help you to gain the confidence to make an informed choice about the steps you need to take in order to achieve your goals.

Entry requirements

There are  no formal entry requirement for this course, but you will be invited to discuss your application with a member of the team and must be able to demonstrate the ability to work at SCQF Level 3, also known as Access 3.

You study:

This course allows you to work with subject specialists in different areas of the college.  You will study the essential skills needed to progress in education and employment, which are SQA qualifications in Information Technology, Numeracy, Communication and Employability Skills, as well as develop a better understanding of the demands and responsibilities of preparing for further study or work.  You will work towards an award in Wellbeing and have the opportunity to volunteer in an area of interest.

The programme runs for 12-15 hours per week.

You may be eligible to have your fees paid if you get benefits.

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

Practical activities, face to face teaching, volunteering activities.

How long will my course last?

1 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Perth College UHI

Start date



Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Upon completion, you may be able to move on to further study at Perth College UHI.  You may also have the confidence to move into volunteering or employment.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Return 2 Learn Access

We are no longer accepting applications for 2020/21

I want to start in 2021/22

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Perth College UHI. Perth College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.