Here at Glasgow Clyde, we offer a diverse range of college qualiﬁcations, both academic and vocational, including:
Skills for Work
Skills for Work courses are aimed towards young people aged 14-16. Skills for Work qualiﬁcations give you the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills which will help to prepare you for the world of work.
Skills for Work Courses are different from other vocational provision because they focus on the generic employability skills needed for success in the workplace. The courses offer opportunities for you to get these critical generic employability skills through a variety of practical experiences that are linked to a particular vocational area.
Skills for Work courses also help provide young people with good opportunities to develop their self-conﬁdence. They aim to provide be a very positive learning experience. For many young people, an early chance to work on practical skills that relate directly to the world of work will provide real beneﬁts to their overall educational programme.
National Progression Awards (NPAs)
National Progression Awards (NPAs) are designed to help people reach their goals and are available in a variety of sectors from Construction through to Childcare. NPAs are aimed at assessing a deﬁned set of skills and knowledge in specialist vocational areas. They also link to National Occupational Standards, which are the basis of SVQs. NPAs are at SCQF Levels 2-6 and are successfully delivered in partnership between schools, colleges and employers.
College Qualiﬁcations - National Certiﬁcate Awards
National Certiﬁcates are designed to prepare people for employment, career development or progression to more advanced study at HNC/HND level. They also aim to develop a range of transferable knowledge including Core Skills. National Certiﬁcates are aimed at 16-18 year olds or adults in full-time education and are at SCQF Levels 2-6. Each National Certiﬁcate has speciﬁc aims relating to a subject or occupational area.