Community Link

What is special about this course?

This programme is based at Inverness College UHI and is designed for people recovering from mental health difficulties and associated problems, who would like to build self confidence and skills for life and work.

The course enables adult learners, who may have been out of work or formal education for some time, a way back into the learning community. 

Entry requirements

Application form and informal interview.

  • ICT working with digital images
  • Environmental studies
  • Exploring wellbeing
  • Creative arts
  • Healthy eating
  • Physical activity
  • John Muir Award


Please feel free to contact Rosemary Newman or Miles Fuller from our Supported Education team to find out more about the units and to discuss your needs and expectations prior to your application.


How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • You can choose to study this course one or two days a week.
  • Thursday’s classes are delivered remotely, meaning you study from home via a laptop or other device. You will need access to a device and WiFi. Please speak to our Student Support team if this causes you difficulties as support may be available. 
  • Friday’s classes take place face to face on campus at Inverness College UHI.
  • Students will take one year to complete the modules.
  • Students may return for further study the following year(s) if agreed with their tutor

How long will my course last?

1 Month

Delivered at SCQF level 2, 3 and 4.

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Students are supported in their progression routes onto mainstream courses or into employment.

Is there more information available online?

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We are no longer accepting applications for 2021/22

I want to start in 2022/23

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