• All Industries
  • Industry
  • May
  • Start date
  • 16+
  • Eligible Age Range

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West College Scotland
  • West College Scotland

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The 8-week course aims to enhance and develop personal core and essential skills of parents  who have  likely experienced multiple barriers to employment and education.

The staff deliver a student-centred approach to all learning and teaching, putting the learner’s needs at the centre of all activities. The staff select appropriate approaches and strategies to support all the students on their journey. The staff are mindful of personal needs and requirements and can recognise and understand the diverse learning styles individuals require to be successful.

The types of learning and teaching approaches that will be used are:

  • Blended learning where online materials can be accessed to enrich the content.
  • Peer Led and flipped classroom opportunities
  • Lecturer led sessions
  • Question and Answer
  • Collaboration and Group work
  • Peer Evaluation and discussion
  • Self-reflection activities
  • Presentations
  • Research/project-based assignments
  • Practical sessions
  • Specialised invited input
  • Use of various technology to support and enhance learning

Where you'll be

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  • Address Renfrew Road, Paisley, UK
  • City Paisley
  • Post Code PA3 4DR
  • Area Renfrewshire
  • Country United Kingdom

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Employability programmes work a little differently from other courses, especially when it comes to eligibility. For example, someone from Glasgow wouldn't be eligible for a programme taking place in North Ayrshire, and vice versa. Check the Postcode Eligibility tab in the Things to Know section to make sure this programme is open to you.

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Updated on April 16, 2024 at 10:55 am
  • Industry: All Industries
  • Programme Type: Course
  • Eligible Age Range: 16+
  • Qualification Gained: SCQF Level 4 Problem Solving, SCQF Working with others, SCQF Level 5 Developing Skills for Employment, SCQF Level 5 Leadership in Practice, SCQF Level 5 Leadership an Introduction
  • Course Length: 8 weeks
  • Course Capacity: 10
  • Eligible Groups: Not in Full Time Education, In Receipt of Benefit, Disabled Person, Lone Parent, Homeless / At Risk of Homelessness, Care Experienced, Refugee, LGBT+, BME Groups, Substance Misuse, Health Conditions, Long Term Unemployment, Redundant/Facing Redundancy
  • Attendance Pattern: 8 hours per week, 2 days per week
  • Travel Expenses Covered: Yes
  • Pipeline Stage (if applicable): Stage 2
  • Postcode Eligibility: Renfrewshire
  • Start date: May

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