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Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 2

North East Scotland College

Distance learning

Group Award or National Certificate

Why take this course?Many people find it helpful and empowering to seek the support of counselling at some point in their lives. People in any situation could benefit from counselling, and those with the correct understanding, knowledge and skills can provide them with support to improve personal well–being.This qualification focusses on key counselling skills to enable you to provide support wherever it is required. The course provides you with an understanding of various theoretical approaches, as well as covering the importance of a counselling relationship and helpful interaction techniques.What you will experienceThis course does not qualify you to practice as...

Brickwork

North East Scotland College

Evening

Group Award or National Certificate

The course is perfect for anyone who wants to learn the basics of Brickwork, and is very hands-on - meaning you’ll get lots of chances to complete practical work. This hands-on nature of the course will give you the opportunity to develop key skills and techniques, and learn how to use specialist tools and equipment.Upon successful completion of the course you will have achieved an SQA Unit, and will have increased confidence which can be applied if looking to proceed in a career within the construction industry.
ITA funding available  

Joinery

North East Scotland College

Evening

Vocational

The course is perfect for anyone who wants to learn the basics and enhance their Joinery skills further, and is very hands-on - meaning you’ll get lots of chances to complete practical work.  There is a lot of hands-on practical work, where you can develop and refine your skills in producing a range of woodworking joints as well as manufacture a joinery component. The course can also help to build on any basic skills you might already have, by talking you through the use of power tools and how they can be used to improve efficiency.Upon successful completion of the...
ITA funding available  

Economics 1 - Micro and Macro Theory Applications

North East Scotland College

Distance learning

Vocational

This Unit is designed to build on candidates’ knowledge of introductory economics and expose them to microeconomic and macroeconomic applications of theory. The Unit allows the introduction of current issues in economics and provides an opportunity for candidates to analyse and evaluate these issues.On completion of the Unit the candidate should be able to: 1 Explain the costs of the firm and the market structures within which firms operate.2 Analyse the impact of unemployment and inflation.3 Evaluate government macroeconomic policy.Credit points and level: 1 HN credit at SCQF level 8: (8 SCQF credit points at SCQF level8*)*SCQFThis unit is designed...

NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification (HSW) SCQF Level 5

North East Scotland College

Distance learning

Vocational

The NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification (HSW) is highly valued by UK employers and is the perfect starting point for anyone looking to start their career in Health and Safety. It is also the ideal choice for those wishing to develop a good understanding of health & safety at work.The NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work qualification covers the principles of health and safety rather than UK specific law. It covers the basic health and safety principles and practices essential in the workplace. These include: • Understanding risk assessments and control strategies;• Applying these control strategies to...

NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety SCQF Level 6

North East Scotland College

Distance learning

Vocational

According to the Health and Safety Executive, workplace injuries and ill-health cost UK businesses over £15 billion per year. To go home safely at the end of the working day is a right, not a privilege.When you achieve the NGC, you will open doors to new opportunities and your value in the workplace will be enhanced. You will have the knowledge, understanding and skills to help protect the health and safety of all workers. You will also be able help your employer to comply with the law and good practice, as well as help them avoid the huge costs from...

Contemporary Families

North East Scotland College

Part-time

Vocational

This unit is designed to give learners an awareness and understanding of the range of families in a modern society and the range of skills and values required to meet the needs of children. Learners will develop practical skills, and will engage in a range of learning experiences to secure their knowledge and understanding.The unit is suitable for candidates who may be considering employment in childcare and education.Upon completion of this unit, candidates may wish to complete one of the other three mandatory components which make up the National 4 Early Education and Childcare course:Child Development Play in Early Learning...

Worldhost: Principles of Customer Service

North East Scotland College

Short course

Other

This course is aimed at any front-line staff who come into contact with and have regular interactions with customers.WorldHost customer service training is an interactive, engaging experience open to all, covering real-world situations. Flexible content ensures that workshops are always highly relevant allowing trainers to adapt the content to suit your organisation. Participants’ can quickly apply their newly acquired skills and knowledge, so your customers feel the benefits, fast. At the same time, WorldHost training develops participants’ transferrable skills which they will be able to utilise for the rest of their lives.WorldHost training is the foundation for establishing a culture...

NC in Manufacture and Mechanical Maintenance - SCQF Level 5 (Year 1)

North East Scotland College

Day release

Group Award or National Certificate

Why take this course?The primary focus of this course is to provide candidates with a range of practical engineering skills and theoretical knowledge relevant to the National Certificates in Manufacturing & Mechanical Maintenance Engineering. As such, this award is suitable for those those who wish to become a skilled crafts persons/trades person.The course is both workshop and classroom based, and is at Intermediate 2 level - equivalent to SCQF Level 5. Students successfully completing all of the units over the two year programme would attain two National Certificates.What you will experienceYou will cover a range of key topics, including:•Communications Core...

NC in Mechanical Engineering Maintenance - SCQF Level 5 (Year 1)

North East Scotland College

Day release

Group Award or National Certificate

Why take this course?This course is suitable for those who wish to become a skilled craft or trades person, maintenance fitter or operative.What you will experienceYou will get the chance to develop a wide range of practical engineering skills, supported by relevant theory. Essential core skills in communication, numeracy, IT, problem solving and team working will also be developed.

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