School Leavers

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College and University Courses

As part of the University of the Highlands and Islands, Perth College UHI offers courses which combine academic excellence, vocational training and industry expertise to arm you with the skills employers are looking for, offering courses at many levels from entry level, to degree and postgraduate study.

Browse through our Subject Areas for more information about our courses.

Modern Apprenticeships and National Training Programmes

If you’re leaving school and wanting to improve your chances of finding the right job, then our National Training Programmes could be just what you’re looking for. Delivered in partnership with Skills Development Scotland (SDS), these full-time programmes provide an excellent way to get into full-time training or work.

Ready 2 Work gives school leavers aged 16-24 a range of really useful skills which should improve their chances of getting the job they want. We also have a version of the course that aims to help you find work in automotive engineering.

Modern Apprenticeships allow those aged 16 or over to gain a qualification while in work so they can earn while they learn. This can be a great progression route for pupils who have completed a Foundation Apprenticeship. Subjects available include customer care, automotive engineering, engineering and hairdressing.

If you'd like to find out more about any of our National Training Programmes, please call 01738 877254 or email sarah-jane.urquhart@perth.uhi.ac.uk

Winter Leavers

We usually have courses starting in January each year, with applications opening before the Christmas holidays. Please check our website nearer the time for more details.

Transitions Support

We understand that the transition from school to college or returning to education can be tricky and even more so for an individual with a support need. To guide you through this transition, we have pre-entry support on hand. Find out more from our student support team.