Skills for Learning and Work - Year 1


06 Sep 2021


24 Jun 2022

A work preparation course with a strong emphasis on practical skills, which includes Catering, Childcare, Heathy Living and Enterprise. In addition, the core skills of Communication, Numeracy, Using Information Technology, Working with Others and Problem Solving are developed as an integral part of the course. The course includes work placements with local employers. Students work towards SQA units and group awards.

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National Certificate at SCQF Level 2/3


Full-time 36 weeks, up to 4 days per week in College and 1 day per week on placement ,


Scottish Borders Campus

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Entry requirements

This course is for young people, aged 1619, who have received additional support for learning at school. Referral would normally be made following school transition review meetings. Referrals are also made through SDS (Skills Development Scotland)/Careers and direct applicants.

Progression opportunities

Skills for Learning and Work Year 2, supported employment, employment training or other College programmes in a range of vocational areas.


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