Future Ready

What is special about this course?

This course is suitable for anyone living in the Pitlochry or Aberfeldy areas who are looking to continue their learning in their own community and are wanting to build skills and confidence to move onto further learning, employment or volunteering.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, but you must be able to work in a small group and be willing to participate in activities. You may be referred by your school, SDS adviser or community worker.

You will work towards an Asdan Bronze Silver or Gold Personal Development Award, including Communication and other core skills, Health and Wellbeing, Community and Employability.

You may also have the opportunity to gain SQA units in Core Skills.

There will be no exams, but you will build a portfolio of evidence and this will be submitted for your award.

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

The course is delivered in Pitlochry by staff from UHI Perth every Wednesday from 9am to 4pm.

How long will my course last?

Various dates throughout the year.

1 full day per week, although some people may wish to study for a shorter period of time.


Where can I study my course?

    Start date

    The course is delivered in Pitlochry by staff from UHI Perth every Wednesday from 9 am to 4pm.


    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?

    Progression pathways – future options are discussed, and links made with relevant courses and services to support progression where appropriate.

    Is there more information available online?

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    Apply for Future Ready

    I want to start in 2024/25

    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Perth College UHI. Perth College UHI 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.