Certificates and City & Guilds Courses

Certificate Courses

Certificate courses are the perfect stepping stone for those with no or few formal qualifications who want to progress to higher levels of study.

Certificate courses do not lead to a nationally recognised group award but do contain nationally recognised subject/unit qualifications. They are a cluster of units, mainly at SCQF Level 4, that will give you an appropriate set of skills and knowledge to support you on to the next level of your education or chosen career path.

Intermediate Certificate Courses

Intermediate Certificate courses do not lead to a nationally recognised group award but do contain nationally recognised subject/unit qualifications. They are a cluster of units, mainly at SCQF Level 5, that will give you an appropriate set of skills and knowledge to support you on to the next level of your education or chosen career path.

Advanced Certificate Courses

Advanced Certificate courses do not lead to a nationally recognised group award but do contain nationally recognised subject/unit qualifications. They are a cluster of units, mainly at SCQF Level 6, that will give you an appropriate set of skills and knowledge to support you on to the next level of your education or chosen career path.

National Certificate and City & Guilds Courses

These courses are designed for school leavers and mature students, typically with a duration of one year. They contain a nationally recognised group award qualification and can be used as a stepping stone to employment or on to further study at a higher level.