Future Ready: Next Steps for College Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 4

A course designed to give you a ‘taster’ of College life.


Why take this course?

This 22-week course is for Christmas Leavers and other learners who wish to develop the key personal skills, qualities and attitudes required by employers across a range of sectors. The course has been designed to help learners progress into further education and/or employment and provides an ideal ‘taster’ of College life.

What you will experience

You will get the opportunity to undertake a range of units to give you a ‘taster’ of College life, focusing on key skills, qualities and attitudes that will help you to progress to a higher level course in the next academic session, or directly into employment.

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Key facts

Mode of study
Where you can study
22 Weeks

Entry requirements

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, please view the specific English language requirements for this course.

What you need to know

Next steps


At North East Scotland College

Upon completion of this course you will have the opportunity to apply for SCQF level 4/5 courses.



Fraserburgh Campus

STARTS Duration Code
January 2020
22 Weeks
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Online applications

You can apply for a place on this course by completing an online application form, which you can access using the 'Apply Online' button. Once completed, this will be received by our Admissions Team who will then process your application.

Paper applications

You may submit a paper application form, and return it to us completed and signed.

All completed paper applications should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330
Email: enquiry@nescol.ac.uk

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: www.nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.