Pathways to College and Employment Level 4 Access

What is special about this course?

Our Pathways to College and Employment course aims to help learners develop skills to enable them to progress onto a vocational college course or employment.

Learners participate in various projects and practical activities which are fun, challenging and rewarding, and at the same time they gain essential skill qualifications in Communication, ICT and Numeracy, Problem Solving, Team Working and Enterprise.

Entry requirements

  • No formal academic qualifications are required but a desire to progress to further education or work is essential.
  • Develop the skills to enable you to progress onto a vocational college course or employment
  • Participate in various projects and practical activities which are fun, challenging and rewarding
  • Gain Essential Skills qualifications in communication, ICT and numeracy, problem-solving, teamwork and enterprise (this is the module you will complete if you choose the part-time study option)
  • You will benefit from the chance to try a wide range of subject areas

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Students will be assessed on a selection of units from across the breadth of the curriculum.

How long will my course last?

1 Academic Year

Where can I study my course?

    • Alness
    • Stornoway
    • Thurso

Start date

This course starts annually in September and January.

Fees

Find out more about fees, fee waivers and funding options.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • A wide range of access courses including hospitality, care, health, construction and engineering
  • Or any other appropriate level of course
  • Enhanced employment prospects

Is there more information available online?

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I want to start in 2024/25

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI North, West and Hebrides. UHI North, West and Hebrides operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.