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2013 - 2014

School College Programme


Welcome to Edinburgh College School College Programme! We are here to help you achieve anything that you set your mind to...from becoming a hairdresser to a fully qualified plumber, we are here to help you achieve your ambition. We can offer you a full range of course choices to suit you, such as full time or part time which can be added into your already existing school timetable. We can also give advice on career options at college, which will help you achieve your full potential. So have a look at the courses available to you while still attending school and if you have any questions please contact a member of the schools team.

Edinburgh College Schools Team Granton Campus: Graeme Dick tel. 0131 559 4093 email. Graeme.Dick@edinburghcollege.ac.uk Sighthill Campus: Audrey Brown tel. 0131 535 4604 email. Audrey.Brown@edinburghcollege.ac.uk Milton Road/Midlothian Campus: George Sim tel. 0131 344 7054 email. George.Sim@edinburghcollege.ac.uk Additional Support for Learning/Transition (Granton): Nikki Nelmes tel. 0131 559 4734 email. Nikki.Nelmes@edinburghcollege.ac.uk

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Vital Information Things you might want/need to know about coming to college while still at Secondary School: How to apply: Please see your guidance

teacher who will be able to help you complete the school college application form. Please note, that we will not be able to accept any application form that has not been approved by guidance

Behaviour while at college: Respect is a

two-way street, at Edinburgh College we ask all out students to behave in a responsible considerate way. Respecting fellow students, staff and college property. In return, we will treat you with the respect you deserve‌If not, you may be asked to return to school without completing your course.

Attendance: The College will report your

attendance back to your school, so it is important that you attend college and classes when you are expected to. Always remember to ask parents or guardians to explain any absences either to school or college.

Additional Support: We will make sure that

any additional support needed for attending college will be in place for you to start your course, please speak to your guidance teacher about this when making your application.

Travel/Free Meals/Equipment: You may be entitled to free travel and meals while attending college, please speak to your guidance teacher when making your college application. Any personal protective equipment (PPE) needed, will be supplied by the college. Reports: The College will send interim

reports on your progress and achievement while in college.

Childcare, Health & Wellbeing Course Name

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Full/Part Time

Granton Campus

Intermediate 1 Early Education & Childcare Skills for Work S4-S6

Part Time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

SQA Units Discrete Winter Leaver Skills for Care & The John Muir Award

Full Time

Sighthill Campus

Milton Road Campus

Midlothian Campus YES (Tues all day) YES (Mon, Tues & Wed)

SCP Higher Early Education HIP IN-FILL

Part Time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

SCP SFW Early Education & Child Care Intermediate 2

Part Time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)


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Construction, Mechanics, Engineering & Electrical Course Name

Full/Part Time

Granton Campus

Skills for Work Construction Crafts Intermediate 1

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Transition Course in Joinery (Preparation)

Full time

YES (3 days a week)

Transition Course in Painting (Preparation)

Full time

YES (3 days a week)

Transition Training Brickwork (Preparation)

Full time

YES (3 days a week)

City & Guilds 3902 Automotive Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Discrete Winter Leaver

Full time

YES (Mon, Tues & Wed)

City & Guilds 3902 Units Automotive S4-S6

Part time

YES (Tues all day)

Intermediate 1/2 Engineering & Energy Skills S4-S6

Part time

YES (Tues all day)

Skills for Work Part time Automotive Engineering Skills for Work Intermediate 1/2 Engineering Skills Discrete Winter Leaver

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Sighthill Campus

Milton Road Campus

Midlothian Campus

YES (Tues & Thurs PM) YES (Mon, Tue & Wed)


Creative Industries Course Name

Full/Part Time

Granton Campus

Schools Art Portfolio

Evening

(Wed Evening)

NPA SCQF level 5 Digital Production Skills S4-S6

Part time

Sighthill Campus

Milton Road Campus

Midlothian Campus

YES (Fri PM)

Part time Transition Course in NPA SCQF level 6 Sound Production: Recording S5-S6

YES (Mon AM)

NPA Digital Media Basics

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

NPA Photography SCQF level 4 GF86 44

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM) 5


English, Social Sciences, Languages & Science

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Course Name

Full/Part Time

Granton Campus

Sighthill Campus

Advance Higher Biology Investigation School Support

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Advance Higher Chemistry Investigation School Support

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

HN Units Social Science S5-S6

Part time

Access 3/Intermediate ESOL (DRUMMOND)

Part time

Outreach at Drummond CHS

Intermediate 2/Higher ESOL (DRUMMOND)

Part time

Outreach at Drummond CHS

Advance Higher French (IN-FILL)

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Higher French

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Advance Higher German

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Higher German

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Higher Sociology HIP IN-FILL

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Intermediate 2 Psychology HIP (IN-FILL)

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Intermediate 2/Higher ESOL (IN COLLEGE)

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Advance Higher Languages Interdisciplinary Project

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Milton Road Campus

YES (Fri PM)

Midlothian Campus


English, Social Sciences, Languages & Science...cont Course Name

Full/Part Time

Granton Campus

Sighthill Campus

Advance Higher Spanish

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Higher Spanish (IN-FILL)

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Higher Psychology HIP (IN-FILL)

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Higher Psychology (Outreach in Schools)

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Higher Psychology (SCHOOLS CLASS)

Part time

Milton Road Campus

Midlothian Campus

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

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Hair & Beauty

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Course Name

Full/Part Time

Granton Campus

Sighthill Campus

Beauty Higher

Part time

YES (Tues all day)

Junior Academy (SVQ 1 Hair and Higher Beauty)

Part time

YES (1 ½ days a week)

City & Guilds Units Introduction to the Hair & Beauty Sector S4-S6

Part time

Beauty Units (IN SCHOOLS)

Part time

Skills for Work Hairdressing (FULL AWARD)

Part time

Skills for Work Hairdressing Year 1

Part time

Outreach at WHEC

Skills for Work Hairdressing Year 2

Part time

Outreach at WHEC

Milton Road Campus

YES (Fri all day ) YES (Tues & Thurs PM) YES (Tues PM)

Midlothian Campus


Hospitality & Service Industries Course Name

Full/Part Time

Granton Campus

Sighthill Campus

SQA Units Hospitality S4-S6

Part time

Retail

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Travel and Tourism

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Milton Road Campus

Midlothian Campus

YES (Fri all day)

Preparation for Learning & Work Course Name

Full/Part Time

Granton Campus

Sighthill Campus

Additional Support Needs - Introduction to College (Nov, Jan, May starts)

Full time

School College Partnership Transition

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Special School Link

Part time

YES (Tues & Thurs PM)

Milton Road Campus

Midlothian Campus TBC

**Please note that all courses are subject to change**

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Edinburgh College Schools Programme 2013/14