Future Focus SCQF Level 4

What is special about this course?

The focus of this one-year full time course is to give you the opportunity to sample a range of subject areas.

You will choose two subjects to study alongside the core element.

This course is designed to give you options to progress into a specific area/course that the you find an interest in.

Special features:

  • Excellent range of subjects
  • Fantastic progression opportunities
  • Wide range of essential skill building
  • Build self-confidence
  • Exciting projects to work on

Entry requirements

You should be working towards three National 4's including English and Maths.

Alternatively, you can be referred through Secondary School, SDS or other agencies.

Course content includes:
You will choose two of the subjects below, and study these for three hours each per week:

  • Art
  • Digital Media
  • Construction
  • Childcare
  • Horticulture
  • Hospitality

Each week you will also study the following (incorporating Core Skills):

  • Training and Development (2 hours)
  • SQA Employability (SCQF Level 3/4) (2 hours)
  • SQA Health & Wellbeing (SCQF Level 3) (1 hour)
  • SQA Personal Development (SCQF Level 4/5) (2 hours)
  • Social Sciences (2 hours)
  • Course Support (1 hour)
  • Sport (1 hour)
  • Business (1 hour)

Additional routes may become available subject to demand.

While studying Future Focus you will work with 3rd sector organisations, primary and secondary schools as part of project implementation.


All personal protective equipment (PPE) kit required will be supplied through bursary if you receive one.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

A mix of face-to-face teaching and online delivery.

How long will my course last?

1 Year

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Moray

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 this course can lead you to studying an SCQF Level 5 course from one of the subject areas at UHI Moray or a Modern Apprenticeship.

You may also enter employment in relation to the subjects you studied as part of this course.

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Apply for Future Focus SCQF Level 4

I want to start in 2022/23

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.