Get Ahead Programme - GAP

What is special about this course?

This course is run in partnership with Highland Secondary Schools. The programme is designed primarily for school pupils who are planning to leave school at Christmas. Students attend college three days a week from September to  December whilst continuing to attend school or work placement for the other two days. The course is designed to help prepare students for employment or for future study at college.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Firstly discuss the course with your school guidance teacher. On completion of an application form you will be invited to the college for an interview.

The programme contains some SQA modules and also practical skillsets which allow students to gain insight into a variety of different college courses and areas of possible employment.

How will I study my course?

  • Day release

How long will my course last?

September - December

Where can I study my course?

  • Inverness Campus

Start date


How much will my course cost?

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • January start courses at entry level
  • Employment.

Is there more information available online?

You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.

Apply for Get Ahead Programme - GAP

This is a course for pupils currently in school.  Applications for this course should be made through through the Schools Application process only.

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