• Full-Time
  • 1 year
  • Supported Programmes
  • SCQF Level 3
  • 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

Study mode

Start date

Who is the course for?

This course is for adults who need additional support for learning. We teach the course in small groups. Places are limited.

What will I study?

Core skills are at the centre of all elements of the course. Subjects include: money and budgeting, communication skills, working with others, IT including communication applications, enterprise and fundraising and employability skills.

Next step course options

Courses of study, voluntary work and employment.

How will I be assessed?

Ongoing assessment through a range of practical activities.

Why should I choose this course?

This course will help you gain skills in communication, literacy, numeracy, IT, work preparation, team working and volunteering.

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?

One or more of the following: 

  • You should be able to work independently, participate in small group activities and communicate at level 3
  • You'll be invited to interview before we offer a place

What are the interview arrangements?

Interview on campus with lecturing team.

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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Study mode Full-Time Start date 03/09/2024 Duration 1 year
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