Skillsbuilder 1 SCQF Level 1

What is special about this course?

This course is for peole who require varying degrees of support in their daily living and learning. The programme offered has been adapted to suit the needs and interests of students with moderate to severe and profound learning disabilities. 

Classes are small to accommodate students and their support workers/carers. A Classroom Assistant is present in each session.

Entry requirements

  • Application form and informal interview
  • Enquiries are welcome from potential students, community teams, support organisations, key workers, parents and guardians. 

Days are themes:-

  • Transition: Hobbies and interests, Safety and scruity
  • Living: Personal hygiene, Going shopping
  • Learning: Handling information, People and society
  • Working: Exploring world of work, Basic first aid

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

Face-to-face, classroom and practical activities. 

How long will my course last?

National 1

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



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You may be eligible to apply for an Educational Maintenance Allowance or Bursary

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Apply for Skillsbuilder 1 SCQF Level 1

I want to start in 2021/22

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.