Next Steps 2 Work NQ

What is special about this course?

In a changing and dynamic world of work, employers tell us that our young people need to demonstrate flexibility and resilience in order to prepare for the unknown; that attributes matter as much as qualifications.

This course will help prepare you for the world of employment by developing your digital skills, self-management skills, your ability to connect with yourself and others, as well as undertaking a short placement to prepare for the world of work.

Entry requirements

You should have 3 x SQA units at Level 4, and or demonstrate the ability to work at Level 5.

An NC in Personal and Vocational Skills at Level 4 could provide you with direct entry.

Your application, interview and a reference will also form part of the interview process.

You will study core and essential employability skills and have the opportunity to gain useful awards, such as:

  • Manual handling
  • First Aid
  • Customer Service
  • Food Hygiene

This course may be right for you if you are looking for further qualifications, experience and the confidence to progress into the workplace

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Face to face


How long will my course last?


17 Weeks

Where can I study my course?

    • Perth College UHI

Start date

w.c. 20 January 2020

Fees

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?

Successful completion of the course may permit you to progress to other courses at Perth College UHI or employment.

Is there more information available online?

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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.