The Bridge to Further Education programme will help you develop the skills and qualifications required to progress onto employment, training or further study at college.
What will I learn?
If you are 16 to 24 year-olds and have been unable to secure a positive destination, or have skills gaps which prevent you achieving your career goal then this course is for you.
On the programme you will work towards SQA units, complete vocational tasters and develop a range personal and essential skills that will prepare you for full-time study. You will also develop an understanding of current employment, training and educational opportunities.
- SQA Core Skills L4 qualifications: Communications, Numeracy, ICT, Problem Solving and Working with Others
- Introduction to Enterprise: Developing an Enterprising Mind-Set for Employment
- SQA L4 Personal Development Units
- Vocational Tasters
Employer and industry links
Opportunities to develop and contribute to projects that expand knowledge of potential career paths, local charities and organisations.
Jobs and further study
- Further study at college.
Entry requirements (minimum)
- You must be aged 16 to 24
- No formal qualifications are required for this course however an interview and Core Skills Profiling are part of the selection process
- References may be required.
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.
When you apply:
You will receive an automated email confirming that we have received your application and will be in contact as per the following stages:
Recruitment for this course is in two stages:
- Stage 1: Information Session
- Stage 2: Interview
Stage 1: Information Session
The Information Session is your opportunity to: learn more about the course, ask questions, meet staff and gain an understanding of the commitment and behaviour expected while studying at Glasgow Clyde College.
Staff will speak to applicants informally, answer queries and advise if course if suitable.
Stage 2: Interview
You will complete Core Skills Profiling to assess Maths and English levels and have a one-to-one interview with a member of staff from the Information Session. You will be informed of the outcome of your interview by email or letter if you have applied using a support service email address within 2 weeks of your interview.
You will either receive:
- An unconditional place: you have met all the entry requirements and your place is guaranteed
- Unsuccessful: you are either not ready for college or the course is not suitable. In this instance we will contact you to discuss alternative options which may be available to you.
You will be informed of the outcome of your interview by email or letter if you have applied using a support service email address within 2 weeks of your interview.
Once an offer is received you must reply 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.