Personal Empowerment Programme into Employment SCQF Level 4/5

What is special about this course?

As a progression from our Personal Empowerment Programme, once the skills have been developed this course focuses on employment goals and removing barriers to achieving these. Employability skills will be developed through personal development qualifications but more importantly through work experience and through shared knowledge about specific sectors and the entry requirements for various sectors.

This course will be designed to meet individual needs and abilities and will be candidate led. It will provide support for people in identifying a suitable career path and match local opportunities to students.


Entry requirements

  • A desire to move into the job market
  • A satisfactory reason for wanting to do the course
  • Suitable interview

Individual plans will be completed for each student and course content will be set to suit each students needs. Content will include:

  • Enterprise and Employability
  • Prepare for job interview
  • Work placement


How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

You will benefit from different work placement throughout your study

How long will my course last?

1 Academic Years

This course is based in Invergordon.

Where can I study my course?

    Start date

    September and January


    For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    • Achievement of the NPA group award
    • Employment or progression into further education course
    • Opportunity to achieve industry required qualifications

    Is there more information available online?

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    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at North Highland College UHI. North Highland 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.