Preparing to Work SCQF Level 3

What is special about this course?

This 1 year full time course will allow you to gain a College Certificate at SCQF Level 3 on successful completion.

You will study 3 days per week and a residential trip is also included as part of the course.

After completing your course, you may move into employment or supported employment.

Special features:
• You will have both a lecturer and support worker in all of your classes
• You will build your confidence and teamworking skills
• This course will allow you to learn a variety of new skills
• You will be able to explore vocational options

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

Course content includes:
• Travel and Tourism: Scotland
• Personal Health and Wellbeing
• Self in Community
• Self and Work
• Work Experience
• Science
• Drama
• Sport
• Office Practice
• Hospitality
• Horticulture

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Face-to-face teaching.

How long will my course last?

1 Academic Year

The course will include work experience and a 3 day residential trip.

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Moray

Start date



Normally, if you are studying full time for the first time and are Ordinarily Resident in Scotland your course fees will be covered through the information you provide on your course application.

If you are studying part time and are on low income or in receipt of certain benefits your course fees may be covered by a fee waiver.

If you are not Ordinarily Resident in Scotland, you may need to pay course fees.

Please refer to our Fees and Funding section for more information

Course fees 2022/23* Scotland Rest of UK International
Further Education - Full time (SVQs and NQs) £1,740 £6,960 £6,960
Further Education - Part time (SVQs and NQs - per single credit unit) £88 £352 £352

*The fees for 2023-24 have not yet been confirmed.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Following this course there may be the opportunity of further study on another college course or you may move onto employment or supported employment.

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