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  • Start date:   August 2020
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 4
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    SCQF Level:   03


This course for young people in West Lothian aged 16 to 24 who have a learning disability and/or autism, and who are leaving school or are looking for work. We run the course jointly with West Lothian Council supported employment team and NHS Lothian.

Read about Joe Vaslot's West Lothian College experience here

  • First Aid

    What the course includes

    You will learn skills for work so you can move into work at the end of the course. It includes significant work experience with NHS Lothian.

Why choose this course

It gives you the chance of a five-day-a-week work placement which will give you experience, skills and qualifications. You are supported by an employer, a college assessor and a job coach.

Entry requirements

  • Must want to gain work.
  • Where it leads

    The course helps students into work.


Interview arrangements

We will invite you for interview, and you should plan to be in college for around three hours. The interview includes:

  • Practical team task
  • Aptitude test
  • Individual interview

Fees, Finance & Funding

There may be help available to assist with your study related costs. Impartial, confidential help and advice on financial matters is available from the Student Funding Team - including Bursaries, Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), Student Awards Agency for Scotland, Student Loans Company and student support funds. Click here to find out more

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, register your interest or feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.