Future Pathways: College Certificate SCQF Level 4

What is special about this course?

We have a brand-new full-time short course designed to prepare you for your future pathway in education, online study or employment.

The course will mainly be delivered online with some face to face teaching at the College campus in Elgin, allowing you to gain the basic skills of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

This course is ideal if you are seeking an understanding of how to work or study online as it will support your self-management and self-awareness development.

You will also have the opportunity to engage with your fellow peers, gain teamwork skills, build confidence and develop interview techniques to help you gain employment.

Special features:

  • Mainly online teaching and learning
  • Successful completion of the course allows access to SCQF Level 5 course
  • Development of personal growth and wellbeing
  • Understanding of Microsoft Packages
  • Knowledge and experience of studying online

Entry requirements

Relevant experience demonstrating basic knowledge to work on routine tasks in familiar situations.

Course content includes:

  • Enhancing your Personal Statement and Writing Skills
  • Finding Jobs Online
  • Personal Development
  • Completing Online Apps and Learning Online Interview Skills
  • Online Meeting Tools and Etiquette
  • Promoting an Enterprise or Business Online
  • Speaking Online and Face to Face
  • Staying Legal and Safe Online
  • Accessing the Virtual Learning Environment
  • Getting Started Online
  • IT Skills Online
  • Collaborating with your Peers
  • Personal Development: Practical Abilities
  • Improving Wellbeing
  • Microsoft Skills Online



How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Teaching will consist of mainly online delivery and self-direction. Some face to face delivery and activity on the Virtual Learning Environment.

How long will my course last?

18 Weeks

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?

On successful completion of this course you may progress onto further study on a SCQF Level 5 course.
Alternatively, you will have the skills and confidence to enter employment.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Future Pathways: College Certificate SCQF Level 4

I want to start in 2021/22

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.