• Full-Time
  • 12 weeks or more
  • Computing and IT
  • SCQF Level 5


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Intro to the course:

Starting a new course in August?

This course will increase your knowledge and application of : 

  • Microsoft Teams, email, social media 
  • Personal budgeting 
  • Presentations and teamwork 
  • Effective communication, how to know and understand your personal learning style 

On completion of this course you will have developed the following skills to support progression to your chosen course: 

  • Study skills 
  • Academic writing and referencing 
  • Report writing 
  • Research skills 
  • Understand how to avoid plagiarising materials

SCQF Level 5

Study mode

Start date

Who is the course for?

This is for you if you have received an offer of a place to study starting in August 2023

What will I study?

In addition to enterprise and personal development, you may have the opportunity to complete some core skills: communication numeracy, information technology, working with others and problem solving.

Next step course options

Your chosen NC or HNC course

How will I be assessed?

Project based portfolio of activities undertaken throughout the course

Why should I choose this course?

To prepare you to start your course in August 2023 with increased confidence, motivation and knowledge.  This will give you the opportunity to meet your lecturers and other students starting their studies in August. 

Where can this course lead?

This is an introductory course to introduce you to college life and to prepare you for your course in August. 

What are the entry requirements?

  • Conditional or unconditional offer to start a course at South Lanarkshire College in August 2023 
  • Basic IT skills 
  • Motivated

What are the interview arrangements?

No interview

Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for short 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:

This course is bursary funded and you may be eligible to apply for a bursary and/or childcare funding.

Please contact the Funding Team for further information bursaries@slc.ac.uk. 

Full time course: 3.5 days per week

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