Courses at Ayrshire College
Step into Employment
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This course is SCQF level 4 and whilst no formal qualifications are required, candidates will be subject to an interview process.
This course aims to develop skills which are essential in the workplace and prepares students for transition to employment.
As well as focusing on traditional employability, the course uses a variety of different methods, both in and out of the classroom, to enhance the student experience such as group projects and fundraisers.
- Community project
- CV’s and written communication
- Enterprise activity
- Increasing potential
- Industry awareness
- Interview skills
- Volunteering options
- Much more
If you successfully complete this course, here are some of the courses you can move on to at Ayrshire College:
- Prince’s Trust
- Step into Youth Work
Vocational courses in:
- Business and IT
- Health, Social Care and Early Years
- Hospitality and Tourism
- Social Science
- Sport and Fitness
Successful completion could also lead to employment or places with other training providers.
Possible careers you can explore:
- Care worker
- Sport Coach
The HIVE (Hope, Inspiration and Vision in Education) is a bespoke learning space which focuses on preparing young people for their next steps. The programmes aim to develop essential skills, motivation and self-confidence in an innovative and engaging way.
Our courses will develop your skills in a number of areas including team working, enterprise, leadership, employability, and customer care whilst you can look forward to taking part in community projects.
With an emphasis on student led learning, you will work through a number of units covering everything from social media, sports, music, and digital media which will help you to build the skills needed to progress with your education.
Former students of the HIVE have successfully applied to full-time courses at college whilst some are now going onto university.
With exciting programmes in Retail, Enterprise, Personal Empowerment and our partnership with the Prince’s Trust it’s always a hive of activity, so why not come and join us!
Click here to read more about the HIVE
"My time at college helped improve my confidence and communication skills. I now use the skills I gained in my day to day role."
"During the Prince's Trust Team Programme I undertook two weeks work experience at McCallum Bagpipes. They were pleased with my work and offered me a full-time job."
"I was a young single mum when I started in the HIVE. The support I received was amazing and allowed me to juggle studying with family life."