Enterprise and Employability NPA @ SCQF Level 5

Introduction

The course has been designed to provide young learners opportunities which enable students to identify, develop and demonstrate enterprise and employability skills.

This award provides learning opportunities for students to develop sustainable, essential skills for work through work-based learning, enterprise activities and working with others.

It will aid you to prepare better for work and life in a globalised society.  Through Enterprise in education young people will become successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors.

This award has links to Business Gateway.

Location:

Varies

Duration

3 hrs per week

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required; however, it is desirable that students possess one of the following:

Core Skills in Communication at SCQF Level 4/5

Information and Interview Session Requirements

Once we have received your application you will be asked to attend an informal information and interview session. This may be virtual either through TEAMS or by phone but remember to tell us all about yourself in your personal statement!

This is a key aspect of the application process. You must confirm your attendance should you be offered an appointment. 

During the information and interview session, we will ensure the entry requirements and your aspirations and career plan are appropriate for the course and the level of course you have applied for. It is therefore important that you prepare well for this.

Prior to your interview, please use the following link to complete a short activity: http://www.dglearnnet.com/video/codebreaker/code.html

Course Content

The programme offers learners the opportunity to attain the SQA National Progression Award in Enterprise and Business.

Units covered are Personal Development: Self and Work, Enterprise Activity and business related units.

Assessments

Assessments are ongoing throughout the year.

Progression

Completion of the course may lead to progression to Business course at SCQF Level 6.

Career Prospects

This award can give you opportunities into a variety of employment areas or enhance your further study.

Additional funding information

N/A

Course Contact Details

Michelle Hodgson email hodgsonm@dumgal.ac.uk

Selling Points

This course will aid you getting the rights skills for the workplace or further study.