Skills for Choice College Certificate

What is special about this course?

This course is designed to include a combination of education, motivation and engaging programmes.

It offers the provision of a range of learning areas across the college and hence a variety of learning experiences, combined with the specialism of SkillForce.

The focus of the course is to give students the opportunity to sample a range of subject areas offered by Moray College UHI and thereby give the students the opportunity to progress into a specific area/course.

The course will focus on motivation, employability and citizenship through engaging with SkillForce and student advice tutorials.

SkillForce put an emphasis on developing team work and leadership skills as well as focus on employability skills. This offers the student a balanced course that includes an academic focus to progress within college or the choice to develop sound employability and leadership skills.

Entry requirements

Working towards 2 National 4s including English or equivalent e.g. may include relevant attainment at National 3.

Referral from SDS (Skills Development Scotland), School or other agencies would be welcomed.



Students should be prepared to try a range of subject areas which may include:

• Core Skills (IT, Numeracy and Communication)

• Administration

• Science

• Social Sciences

• Employability Award

• SkillForce


In addition, students can select a focus on their studies from:

• Sport

• Hairdressing

• Digital Media

• Care

• Construction

• Hospitality

• Horticulture


Additional routes may become available subject to demand.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

How long will my course last?

1 Years

1 academic year

Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

Start date



The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Successful completion of the course can lead to students enrolling within their chosen academic stream.

Is there more information available online?

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray College 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.

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