This is a supported progression course primarily designed for school leavers to give an opportunity for young people to engage with college life with the aim of then progressing on to a full-time college course.

  • One year full-time
  • Personal development: practical abilities
  • Personal development: self and work
  • Personal development: self-awareness
  • Personal development: self in community
  • Essential Skills will be developed and certificated on this course

You will have the opportunity to experience a variety of curriculum options.

During Semester 2 you undertake a work placement one day a week in an area of vocational interest to help with employability.

The placement offers a practical learning experience to build confidence and enhance existing skills, focusing on communication, IT, numeracy, working with others, problem solving and improving self-learning.

  • The successful completion of a School College Partnership course, such as New Directions, from within Supported Learning
  • Three National 3s, including Core Skills
  • Possible progression to courses at SCQF Levels 4 and 5
  • Modern Apprenticeships in various fields
  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise