Inverness College UHI - Stage 4 download pdf

Skills Spotlight training offered by Inverness College UHI

Inverness College UHI - Stage 4

What do we offer at Stage 4?

At Stage 4 we offer the Information Communication Technology Employability Programme as part of the Skills Development Scotland employability fund provision.  You will undertake a customised training opportunity linked to Cap Gemini recruitment needs, which focuses on up-skilling you on hardware and software systems, enhancing soft skills such as CV building and job interview techniques.

Cap Gemini will facilitate work placement opportunities working in a Technical Support role with progression routes to full time employment and potentially Modern Apprenticeships.

Who can apply?

This programme is suitable for anyone who is aged 18+ and is not in education, training or employment, but is ready to work.  You will need to be within daily travelling distance of Inverness.

What can you achieve?

At Stage 4 you will work towards achieving Communication and Numeracy Core Skills to SCQF level 5 - which is the equivalent level to National 5, Intermediate 2 or Credit standard grade.
You will also study SQA units in hardware and software skills including, Computer Hardware Systems, Networking Fundamentals, Office and Personal Productivity Applications.
You will work on building a CV and learning effective interview techniques.

Units at SCQF level 5 include:

Units at SCQF Level 4 include:

Can I get a training allowance?

If you are registered with the Job Centre you could receive a training allowance equal to your DWP benefit allowance. Other allowances may be available, please discuss with your referrer or with the College.

Who do I contact to find our more?

In the first instance you should discuss this opportunity with your Job Centre Plus Adviser, if you are registered with the Job Centre.  Alternatively speak to your local Skills Development Scotland Office, or for general enquiries contact the College directly - details below.

Further information and contact details

Street Address: Business Solutions, Inverness College UHI, 1 Inverness Campus, Inverness, IV2 5NA

Telephone: 01463 273666

Secondary Telephone: 01463 273306

Email: Joanne.MacKinnon.ic@uhi.ac.uk

Website: www.inverness.uhi.ac.uk

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