• Full-Time
  • 1 year
  • Supported Programmes
  • SCQF Level 2
  • Professional accredited qualification


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Intro to the course:

This course is for adults needing additional support for learning. It develops core skills and promotes independent living, personal development and employability skills.

Professional accredited qualification

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Who is the course for?

This course is for adults with additional support needs.

What will I study?

Core skills are at the centre of all elements of the course. 

Subjects include: 

  • independent living
  • health and wellbeing
  • money and budgeting
  • communication skills
  • working with others
  • IT safety and security
  • enterprise 
  • working with craft tools

Next step course options

National 3 Personal Development Award: Skills for Life and Work

How will I be assessed?

Ongoing assessment.

Why should I choose this course?

This course helps with preparing for work, team working, volunteering, literacy, numeracy, self-awareness and independence.

Where can this course lead?

By gaining the skills from this course, you will improve your chances of going into further education and work.

What are the entry requirements?

You should be able to work independently and with others. 

Course entry is subject to interview to assess which level of course is best for you

What are the interview arrangements?

Interview on campus with the lecturing team. You should be accompanied by a parent/carer, or someone who knows you well and can discuss your support requirements. 

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.

Click here to find out more about fees, finance and funding options.

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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Study mode Full-Time Start date 02/09/2024 Duration 1 year
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