• January
  • Full-Time
  • 1 year
  • Social Science
  • HNC (SCQF Level 7)


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Intro to the course:

Community learning and development: Social Science approaches,Learning approaches,Capacity building ,Workplace Practice and Principles and practice.

HNC (SCQF Level 7)

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Start date

Who is the course for?

Anyone who is interested in gaining a qualification and working within the third sector or the voluntary sector.

What will I study?

You will have an opportunity to explore issues around working in communities. Building and developing community resilience , ethical practice and ways to engage and work with community groups are be the main features of this course.

Next step course options

Progression to university to study related degree programmes.

How will I be assessed?

Open and closed assessments

Why should I choose this course?

This course is suitable for a range of learners wishing to gain a qualification at level 7 possibly if they are already working volunteering. 

Where can this course lead?

Entry route to employment.

What are the entry requirements?

  • one higher preferably English , Modern Studies or any Humanities Higher.
  • reference 
  • informal discussion
  • extensive experience may be considered as an alternative to a formal qualification with the reference and informal discussion

What are the interview arrangements?

No interview but informal discussion .

Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for full time:

There may be help available to assist with your study related costs. Impartial, confidential help and advice on financial matters is available from the Student Funding Team - including Bursaries, Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), Student Awards Agency for Scotland, Student Loans Company and student support funds.

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Other information:

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

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