Restart Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 4

This course acts as a stepping stone for moving on to further study at college or employment.


Why take this course?

This course acts as a stepping stone for moving on to further study at college or employment. It is primarily aimed at those who have a lack of qualifications from school or those who want to return to education, and will allow you to develop the confidence and skills needed for successful progression.

What you will experience

The course covers a broad range of skills in communication, IT and enterprise. You will also develop your creativity, your ability to work effectively with others and your understanding of human behaviour and society. The variety of subjects covered means you will undergo significant personal development, ensuring you will be well-equipped to take the next step.

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Key facts

Entry requirements

This course has no formal entry requirements, but applicants will be invited to an informal information session.

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

On completion of this course you can progress to a non-advanced course or move directly into employment.


For more information about job opportunities, salaries and employment rates in this industry, visit the Career Coach website.


Aberdeen City Campus

STARTS Duration Code
August 2019
1 Year
Apply Online

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

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:, 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.