Altens Aberdeen City

Electrical Engineering
NC
(SCQF Level 6)

A detailed introduction to electrical engineering.

Electrical Engineering
HNC: Pre Entry
(SCQF Level 7)

An introduction to key aspects of electrical engineering in preparation for the HNC course.

Electrical Engineering
HNC
(SCQF Level 7)

An in-depth study of the principles and applications of electrical engineering.

Electrical Engineering
HND
(SCQF Level 8)

Strengthening your understanding of electrical engineering in preparation for further study or employment.

Fabrication & Welding
NC
(SCQF Level 5)

A detailed introduction to fabrication and welding.

Manufacture & Mechanical Maintenance
NC
(SCQF Level 5)

A detailed introduction to manufacture and mechanical maintenance.

Maths
Higher
(SCQF Level 6)

Develop your mathematical rigour and ability to use precise and concise mathematical language.

Mechanical Engineering
NC
(SCQF Level 6)

A detailed introduction to mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering
HNC: Pre Entry
(SCQF Level 6)

An introduction to the mathematical knowledge required for solving to mechanical engineering problems, in preparation for the HNC course.

Mechanical Engineering
HNC
(SCQF Level 7)

Learn to solve mechanical engineering problems using essential principles and processes.

Mechanical Engineering
HND
(SCQF Level 8)

Strengthening your knowledge of the principles and processes of mechanical engineering in preparation for further study or employment.

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City Centre Aberdeen City

Applied Sciences
HNC
(SCQF Level 7)

Covering key theoretical and practical aspects of biological and chemical sciences.

Apply Makeup
City & Guilds
(Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 5)

Learn how to effectively apply different types of makeup.

Art for the Amateur

Discover and develop your artistic side.

Beauty Care Hints & Tips

A short taster course on the essentials of basic beauty care.

Biology
Higher
(SCQF Level 6)

Explore the science of our natural world.

Bridal Hairstyling
City & Guilds

Develop intricate skills in bridal hairstyling.

British Sign Language
Introduction
(Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 3)

Giving you the basic skills needed to communication using British Sign Language.

British Sign Language
(SCQF Level 4)

Building on your British Sign Language (BSL) skills to establish social and business relations, and transact the business of everyday living.

British Sign Language
(SCQF Level 5)

Enhance and develop your British Sign Language skills.

Can't Cook, Need to Cook!

For those in desperate need of basic cooking skills.

Chemistry
Higher
(SCQF Level 6)

Developing your interest and enthusiasm for chemistry in a range of different contexts.

Computing
HNC
(SCQF Level 7)

Giving you the skills needed to pursue a successful career in computing.

Computing Essentials
Introduction

Introducing you to basic but essential computing skills.

Conversational French
Beginner

An introductory course for those who want to learn French.

Conversational French
Improvers

An improvers course for those with a beginners understanding of French.

Conversational German
Beginner

An introductory course for those who want to learn German.

Conversational Italian
Beginner

An introductory course for those who want to learn Italian.

Conversational Spanish
Beginner

An introductory course for those who want to learn Spanish.

Counselling
Introduction, Part 1
(SCQF Level 5)

Designed for people with no experience of counselling. You will be introduced to the purpose & basic concepts and processes of counselling including reflective practice.

Creative Writing
Complete Beginners

This exciting course allows you to develop your creative and literary skills in a constructive environment - helping guide you towards publication of your very own work!

Dressmaking
Introduction

Bring your ideas to life as you learn to make your own unique garments.

ECDL Extra Certificate in IT User Skills 2016
(SCQF Level 5)

Building basic knowledge of computer applications to improve your understanding.

Education Support Assistance
PDA, Fast Track
(SCQF Level 6)

Learn to provide excellent support to children in an educational setting.

Elementary Food Hygiene
REHIS
(SCQF Level 6)

Equipping learners with an understanding of basic food hygiene and safe, healthy food handing/preparation.

English
National 5
(SCQF Level 5)

Develop literacy skills to understand, analyse and evaluate a range of texts (including Scottish texts) in the contexts of literature, language and media.

English
Higher
(SCQF Level 6)

Specifically designed to develop your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills while you immerse yourself in literature.

English (ESOL)
Beginner

A beginners English course for speakers of other languages in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

English (ESOL)
Elementary

An elementary level English course for speakers of other languages in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

English (ESOL)
Pre-intermediate

A pre-intermediate level English course for speakers of other languages in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

English (ESOL)
Intermediate

An intermediate level English course for speakers of other languages in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

English (ESOL)
Intermediate Plus

An intermediate plus level English course for speakers of other languages in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

English (ESOL)
Upper-intermediate

An upper-intermediate level English course for speakers of other languages in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

English (ESOL)
Advanced

An advanced English course for speakers of other languages in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

Flower Arranging
Introduction

Learn to create beautiful flower arrangements.

Human Biology
Higher
(SCQF Level 6)

Understand cellular processes, physiological mechanisms and their impact on health, aspects of the nervous system, and defence mechanisms in the human species.

Physics
Higher
(SCQF Level 6)

Develop your understanding of a range of concepts in motion, energy and force.

Provide Eyelash & Brow Treatments
City & Guilds
(Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 5)

Developing skills and techniques in the practical application of lash and brow treatments, including eyelash perming.

Provide Manicure Treatment
City & Guilds
(Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 5)

Developing skills in the practical applications and techniques of manicure treatments.

Psychology
National 5
(SCQF Level 5)

Explore the human mind and behaviour in a range of contexts.

Psychology
Higher
(SCQF Level 6)

Explore psychological explanations for individual and social behaviour.

Psychology: Individual Behaviour
(SCQF Level 5)

Learn to explain topics relating to individual behaviour.

Purely Photography (Digital First Steps)

Learn how to use your camera settings to take high-quality, interesting photographs.

Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders
City & Guilds

For those who work in a licensed premises or intend to sell alcohol to the public.

Sewing Bees (Basic Sewing Skills)

This back-to-basics course is ideal for those who are terrified to pick up a sewing needle!

Social Media
Beginners

An in-depth introduction to social media.

Survival Cooking Skills for Students (Including Food Hygiene)

This course is ideal for people leaving home and living on their own for the first time.

Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry (Scotland)
BIIAB Award

Designed to meet the needs of individuals who require a qualification to apply for a Security Industry Authority (SIA) Licence for working as a Door Supervisor in Scotland.

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Inverurie Aberdeenshire

Art for the Amateur

Discover and develop your artistic side.

Beauty Care Hints & Tips

A short taster course on the essentials of basic beauty care.

British Sign Language
Introduction
(Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 3)

Giving you the basic skills needed to communication using British Sign Language.

British Sign Language
(SCQF Level 4)

Building on your British Sign Language (BSL) skills to establish social and business relations, and transact the business of everyday living.

Conversational French
Beginner

An introductory course for those who want to learn French.

Conversational French
Improvers

An improvers course for those with a beginners understanding of French.

Conversational French
Advanced

An advanced course for those with very good French language capabilities.

Conversational Spanish
Beginner

An introductory course for those who want to learn Spanish.

Dressmaking
Introduction

Bring your ideas to life as you learn to make your own unique garments.

ECDL Extra Certificate in IT User Skills 2016
(SCQF Level 5)

Building basic knowledge of computer applications to improve your understanding.

Introduction to Spanish (Understanding Language)
National 3
(Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 3)

A fun and detailed introduction to the Spanish Language.

Purely Photography (Digital First Steps)

Learn how to use your camera settings to take high-quality, interesting photographs.

Purely Photography (Digital First Steps)

Learn how to use your camera settings to take high-quality, interesting photographs.

Sewing Bees (Basic Sewing Skills)

This back-to-basics course is ideal for those who are terrified to pick up a sewing needle!

Social Media
Beginners

An in-depth introduction to social media.

Social Media
Beginners

An in-depth introduction to social media.

Social Media
Beginners

An in-depth introduction to social media.

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Fraserburgh Aberdeenshire

Basic Car Maintenance

Build a thorough understanding of basic car maintenance techniques.

Brickwork
(SCQF Level 4)

A detailed introduction to fundamental brickwork techniques.

Cake Decoration
Beginners

A fun, tasty introduction to cake decoration.

Can't Cook, Need to Cook!

For those in desperate need of basic cooking skills.

Computing
HNC
(SCQF Level 7)

Giving you the skills needed to pursue a successful career in computing.

Computing Essentials
Introduction

Introducing you to basic but essential computing skills.

Dressmaking
Introduction

Bring your ideas to life as you learn to make your own unique garments.

ECDL Extra Certificate in IT User Skills 2016
(SCQF Level 5)

Building basic knowledge of computer applications to improve your understanding.

Electrical Engineering
NC
(SCQF Level 5)

A detailed introduction to the basics of electrical engineering.

Electrical Engineering
NC
(SCQF Level 6)

A detailed introduction to electrical engineering.

Electrical Engineering
HNC
(SCQF Level 7)

An in-depth study of the principles and applications of electrical engineering.

Elementary Food Hygiene
REHIS
(SCQF Level 6)

Equipping learners with an understanding of basic food hygiene and safe, healthy food handing/preparation.

Engineering Practice
HNC
(SCQF Level 7)

Explore a range of engineering subjects to increase your skills and understanding.

Fabrication & Welding
NC
(SCQF Level 5)

A detailed introduction to fabrication and welding.

Instrumentation Technician Programme
NC
(SCQF Level 6)

A detailed introduction to measurement and control.

Instrumentation Technician Programme
HNC
(SCQF Level 7)

Develop your skills and confidence in measurement and control engineering.

Introduction to Italian (Understanding Language)
National 3
(Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 3)

A fun and detailed introduction to the Italian Language.

Joinery
(SCQF Level 5)

This basic joinery course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and develop your skills to ensure DIY tasks can be completed competently throughout your home.

Mechanical Engineering
NC
(SCQF Level 6)

A detailed introduction to mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering
HNC
(SCQF Level 7)

Learn to solve mechanical engineering problems using essential principles and processes.

Mechanical Engineering
HND
(SCQF Level 8)

Strengthening your knowledge of the principles and processes of mechanical engineering in preparation for further study or employment.

Mechanical Engineering Maintenance
NC
(SCQF Level 5)

A detailed introduction to the basics of mechanical engineering maintenance.

Mechanical Engineering Manufacture
NC
(SCQF Level 5)

A detailed introduction to mechanical engineering manufacture.

Painting & Decorating
(SCQF Level 4)

This basic painting & decorating course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and develop skills to ensure DIY tasks can be completed competently throughout your home.

Purely Photography (Digital First Steps)

Learn how to use your camera settings to take high-quality, interesting photographs.

Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders
City & Guilds

For those who work in a licensed premises or intend to sell alcohol to the public.

Sewing Bees (Basic Sewing Skills)

This back-to-basics course is ideal for those who are terrified to pick up a sewing needle!

Social Media
Beginners

An in-depth introduction to social media.

Welding

Helping you to acquire specialist welding skills.

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Ellon Aberdeenshire

Beauty Care Hints & Tips

A short taster course on the essentials of basic beauty care.

Computing Essentials
Introduction

Introducing you to basic but essential computing skills.

Dressmaking
Introduction

Bring your ideas to life as you learn to make your own unique garments.

ECDL Extra Certificate in IT User Skills 2016
(SCQF Level 5)

Building basic knowledge of computer applications to improve your understanding.

Introduction to Spanish (Understanding Language)
National 3
(Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 3)

A fun and detailed introduction to the Spanish Language.

Maths
National 5
(SCQF Level 5)

Develop mathematical reasoning skills and gain experience in making informed decisions.

Purely Photography (Digital First Steps)

Learn how to use your camera settings to take high-quality, interesting photographs.

Sewing Bees (Basic Sewing Skills)

This back-to-basics course is ideal for those who are terrified to pick up a sewing needle!

Social Media
Beginners

An in-depth introduction to social media.

Social Media
Beginners

An in-depth introduction to social media.

Woodwork
Beginners

A fun introduction to woodwork.

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Art, Design and Photography

Art for the Amateur

Discover and develop your artistic side.

Creative Writing
Complete Beginners

This exciting course allows you to develop your creative and literary skills in a constructive environment - helping guide you towards publication of your very own work!

Dressmaking
Introduction

Bring your ideas to life as you learn to make your own unique garments.

Flower Arranging
Introduction

Learn to create beautiful flower arrangements.

Purely Photography (Digital First Steps)

Learn how to use your camera settings to take high-quality, interesting photographs.

Sewing Bees (Basic Sewing Skills)

This back-to-basics course is ideal for those who are terrified to pick up a sewing needle!

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Automotive and Construction

Basic Car Maintenance

Build a thorough understanding of basic car maintenance techniques.

Brickwork
(SCQF Level 4)

A detailed introduction to fundamental brickwork techniques.

Joinery
(SCQF Level 5)

This basic joinery course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and develop your skills to ensure DIY tasks can be completed competently throughout your home.

Painting & Decorating
(SCQF Level 4)

This basic painting & decorating course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and develop skills to ensure DIY tasks can be completed competently throughout your home.

Woodwork
Beginners

A fun introduction to woodwork.

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Care

Counselling
Introduction, Part 1
(SCQF Level 5)

Designed for people with no experience of counselling. You will be introduced to the purpose & basic concepts and processes of counselling including reflective practice.

Education Support Assistance
PDA, Fast Track
(SCQF Level 6)

Learn to provide excellent support to children in an educational setting.

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Computing and IT

Computing
HNC
(SCQF Level 7)

Giving you the skills needed to pursue a successful career in computing.

Computing Essentials
Introduction

Introducing you to basic but essential computing skills.

ECDL Extra Certificate in IT User Skills 2016
(SCQF Level 5)

Building basic knowledge of computer applications to improve your understanding.

Social Media
Beginners

An in-depth introduction to social media.

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Cookery and Baking

Cake Decoration
Beginners

A fun, tasty introduction to cake decoration.

Can't Cook, Need to Cook!

For those in desperate need of basic cooking skills.

Survival Cooking Skills for Students (Including Food Hygiene)

This course is ideal for people leaving home and living on their own for the first time.

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Engineering

Electrical Engineering
NC
(SCQF Level 5)

A detailed introduction to the basics of electrical engineering.

Electrical Engineering
NC
(SCQF Level 6)

A detailed introduction to electrical engineering.

Electrical Engineering
HNC: Pre Entry
(SCQF Level 7)

An introduction to key aspects of electrical engineering in preparation for the HNC course.

Electrical Engineering
HNC
(SCQF Level 7)

An in-depth study of the principles and applications of electrical engineering.

Electrical Engineering
HND
(SCQF Level 8)

Strengthening your understanding of electrical engineering in preparation for further study or employment.

Engineering Practice
HNC
(SCQF Level 7)

Explore a range of engineering subjects to increase your skills and understanding.

Fabrication & Welding
NC
(SCQF Level 5)

A detailed introduction to fabrication and welding.

Instrumentation Technician Programme
NC
(SCQF Level 6)

A detailed introduction to measurement and control.

Instrumentation Technician Programme
HNC
(SCQF Level 7)

Develop your skills and confidence in measurement and control engineering.

Manufacture & Mechanical Maintenance
NC
(SCQF Level 5)

A detailed introduction to manufacture and mechanical maintenance.

Mechanical Engineering
NC
(SCQF Level 6)

A detailed introduction to mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering
HNC: Pre Entry
(SCQF Level 6)

An introduction to the mathematical knowledge required for solving to mechanical engineering problems, in preparation for the HNC course.

Mechanical Engineering
HNC
(SCQF Level 7)

Learn to solve mechanical engineering problems using essential principles and processes.

Mechanical Engineering
HND
(SCQF Level 8)

Strengthening your knowledge of the principles and processes of mechanical engineering in preparation for further study or employment.

Mechanical Engineering Maintenance
NC
(SCQF Level 5)

A detailed introduction to the basics of mechanical engineering maintenance.

Mechanical Engineering Manufacture
NC
(SCQF Level 5)

A detailed introduction to mechanical engineering manufacture.

Welding

Helping you to acquire specialist welding skills.

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ESOL

English (ESOL)
Beginner

A beginners English course for speakers of other languages in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

English (ESOL)
Elementary

An elementary level English course for speakers of other languages in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

English (ESOL)
Pre-intermediate

A pre-intermediate level English course for speakers of other languages in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

English (ESOL)
Intermediate

An intermediate level English course for speakers of other languages in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

English (ESOL)
Intermediate Plus

An intermediate plus level English course for speakers of other languages in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

English (ESOL)
Upper-intermediate

An upper-intermediate level English course for speakers of other languages in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

English (ESOL)
Advanced

An advanced English course for speakers of other languages in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

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Hairdressing, Beauty and Complementary Therapies

Apply Makeup
City & Guilds
(Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 5)

Learn how to effectively apply different types of makeup.

Beauty Care Hints & Tips

A short taster course on the essentials of basic beauty care.

Bridal Hairstyling
City & Guilds

Develop intricate skills in bridal hairstyling.

Provide Eyelash & Brow Treatments
City & Guilds
(Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 5)

Developing skills and techniques in the practical application of lash and brow treatments, including eyelash perming.

Provide Manicure Treatment
City & Guilds
(Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 5)

Developing skills in the practical applications and techniques of manicure treatments.

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Highers, National Qualifications and Units

Biology
Higher
(SCQF Level 6)

Explore the science of our natural world.

Chemistry
Higher
(SCQF Level 6)

Developing your interest and enthusiasm for chemistry in a range of different contexts.

English
National 5
(SCQF Level 5)

Develop literacy skills to understand, analyse and evaluate a range of texts (including Scottish texts) in the contexts of literature, language and media.

English
Higher
(SCQF Level 6)

Specifically designed to develop your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills while you immerse yourself in literature.

Human Biology
Higher
(SCQF Level 6)

Understand cellular processes, physiological mechanisms and their impact on health, aspects of the nervous system, and defence mechanisms in the human species.

Maths
Preparation, National 5 Exam

A short course aimed at helping you hone your skills in maths at National 5 level.

Maths
National 5
(SCQF Level 5)

Develop mathematical reasoning skills and gain experience in making informed decisions.

Maths
Higher
(SCQF Level 6)

Develop your mathematical rigour and ability to use precise and concise mathematical language.

Physics
Higher
(SCQF Level 6)

Develop your understanding of a range of concepts in motion, energy and force.

Psychology
National 5
(SCQF Level 5)

Explore the human mind and behaviour in a range of contexts.

Psychology
Higher
(SCQF Level 6)

Explore psychological explanations for individual and social behaviour.

Psychology: Individual Behaviour
(SCQF Level 5)

Learn to explain topics relating to individual behaviour.

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Languages

British Sign Language
Introduction
(Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 3)

Giving you the basic skills needed to communication using British Sign Language.

British Sign Language
(SCQF Level 4)

Building on your British Sign Language (BSL) skills to establish social and business relations, and transact the business of everyday living.

British Sign Language
(SCQF Level 5)

Enhance and develop your British Sign Language skills.

Conversational French
Beginner

An introductory course for those who want to learn French.

Conversational French
Improvers

An improvers course for those with a beginners understanding of French.

Conversational French
Advanced

An advanced course for those with very good French language capabilities.

Conversational German
Beginner

An introductory course for those who want to learn German.

Conversational Italian
Beginner

An introductory course for those who want to learn Italian.

Conversational Spanish
Beginner

An introductory course for those who want to learn Spanish.

Introduction to Italian (Understanding Language)
National 3
(Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 3)

A fun and detailed introduction to the Italian Language.

Introduction to Spanish (Understanding Language)
National 3
(Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 3)

A fun and detailed introduction to the Spanish Language.

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Professional Cookery and Hospitality

Elementary Food Hygiene
REHIS
(SCQF Level 6)

Equipping learners with an understanding of basic food hygiene and safe, healthy food handing/preparation.

Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders
City & Guilds

For those who work in a licensed premises or intend to sell alcohol to the public.

Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry (Scotland)
BIIAB Award

Designed to meet the needs of individuals who require a qualification to apply for a Security Industry Authority (SIA) Licence for working as a Door Supervisor in Scotland.

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Science

Applied Sciences
HNC
(SCQF Level 7)

Covering key theoretical and practical aspects of biological and chemical sciences.

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