Community Link SCQF Level 4

What is special about this course?

This programme is based at UHI Inverness 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 offers adult learners a way back into the learning community.

You can choose to study this course on Thursday mornings or Thursday afternoons. 

Entry requirements

Application form and informal interview.

Units include:

  • Nature and outdoor studies
  • Exploring wellbeing
  • Creative arts
  • Physical activity


Please feel free to contact Rosie Newman 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
  • All classes are delivered on campus at UHI Inverness.
  • Students may return for further study the following year(s) if agreed with their tutor.

How long will my course last?

1 Year

Delivered at SCQF level 4.

Where can I study my course?

    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 to other units on the Community Link programme, mainstream courses, volunteering or into employment.

    Is there more information available online?

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    “It was one of my best decisions to join Community Link at UHI Inverness as it has helped me to build up confidence and I have made new friends whilst learning about my local environment, history and using computers” - Community Link student.

    “I was nervous at first as I didn’t realise how much I would enjoy it; I would say to anyone- give it a go!” - Community Link student.

    Apply for Community Link SCQF Level 4

    I want to start in 2024/25

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