Volunteering Skills Award
What is special about this course?
The Volunteering Skills Award at SCQF 3, 4 and 5 provides formal recognition of volunteering activity. Through participation in volunteering activities, candidates will develop a range of skills and personal development experiences which will help to prepare them for responsibility and employment. Candidates will learn about the context of volunteering; plan a volunteering placement; and review and reflect on their own skills and volunteering experience. Candidates will follow up with an investigative project.
Preparing to Volunteer
Volunteering: Investigative Project
Any equipment required will be provided by volunteering placement
How will I study my course?
- Part Time
Volunteer work experience and tutor support
How long will my course last?
Where can I study my course?
- Lews Castle College, UHI, Stornoway
- Barra Learning Centre
- Colaisde Bheinn na Faoghla (Benbecula)
- Taigh Chearsabhagh (Lochmaddy, North Uist)
- Work Based
Most full-time students will have their fees paid.
Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Further study opportunities
Volunteering award at a higher level
Can lead to Employment
Is there more information available online?
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