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Adult Return: Future Confident - Level 4

Location
Anniesland Campus
Start Date
10 May 2021
Qualification Type
NQ
Course Type
Part-Time
Duration
6 weeks

In these uncertain times it’s good to have an opportunity to rethink career paths and find support to reskill and refocus in a quick and responsive way.

Returning to education or training for employment can be difficult decisions to make if you are unsure of career options and where your skills best fit.

Our NQ Adult Return: Future Confident course will help prepare you for the future! We will work on refreshing your basic skills, developing key digital skills and improving your confidence and wellbeing. Stick with us to learn about your strengths and what you can bring to the world.

Feel future proof in a changing world!

What will I learn?

Please note that due to the impact of COVID-19, this course will be delivered via a blended learning approach - which may include limited face-to-face learning on campus combined with remote learning off-campus and digital learning approaches. If and when delivery is taking place on-campus, there will be reduced student numbers and physical distancing measures in place. If you require any support in learning digitally please inform the Course Leader or Student Support team.

Content includes:

  • Communication
  • Numeracy
  • Digital skills
  • Wellbeing
  • Personal development
  • Resilience

You will also have the opportunity to work on different projects with your classmates

A personal development and guidance class is also part of the course, providing one-to-one support and coaching, to help you progress and meet your full potential. You will also be given support, advice and guidance in planning your future education and career path.

Entry requirements (minimum)

This course has no formal entry requirements, however, it is expected that you will have been out of full-time education for a number of years, have relevant life experience and be ready to work towards SCQF level 4 qualifications.

Employer and industry links

You will have opportunities to develop and contribute to projects that expand your knowledge of potential career paths, local charities and organisations.

Jobs and further study

This course will support you progressing into other subjects in the college. Previous students have progressed to courses in media, social sciences, design, IT, business, social care, health care, beauty, hairdressing, early education and child care.

Making an application

For courses starting in August, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

I've applied — what happens next?

You will receive an automated email confirming that we have received your application and will be in contact as per the following stages:

  • You should complete your application form with as much detail as possible, as this information will be used to select interviewees, and then inform the interview process. Selected applicants will be invited to a group information session, followed by a one-to-one interview.
  • You will be offered an interview date, and will be invited to a group information session, followed by a one-to-one interview. In some campuses, this process may be by one-to-one interview only. If you have been asked to provide a reference, you should bring this reference to the interview.
  • Interviews for this course will begin in January.
  • You will be informed of the selection decision within 10 working days of the interview. If you have been offered an ‘unconditional’ place, you must accept this within 10 days. If you have been offered a ‘conditional’ place, the letter will detail the conditions you have to meet.
  • Once an offer is received you must accept within 10 working days or risk losing your place.
  • If a place is unavailable at your campus of first choice, you may be offered a place at one of our other campuses and you must respond to this within the timescale above.

More questions? Contact us about this course


0141 357 6064