Volunteering Skills Awards SQA Level 5

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.

Entry requirements

None

  • Preparing to Volunteer

  • Volunteering Experience

  • Volunteering: Investigative Project

Equipment

Any equipment required will be provided by volunteering placement

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Flexible

Volunteer work experience and tutor support

How long will my course last?

1 Year

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Outer Hebrides
    • UHI Outer Hebrides (Barra Campus)
    • UHI Outer Hebrides (Benbecula Campus)
    • UHI Outer Hebrides (Stornoway Campus)
    • UHI Outer Hebrides (Lochmaddy Campus)
    • Work Based

    Please note, UHI Outer Hebrides will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study.

Start date

September

Fees

Please contact leadmissions@uhi.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding.

Is there more information available online?

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Gain work experience through volunteering to give something back, make new friends and improve your qualifications

Apply for Volunteering Skills Awards SQA Level 5

Please contact our Admin team for further information on:

01851 770 000
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adminle@uhi.ac.uk

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Outer Hebrides. Please note, UHI Outer Hebrides will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study. UHI Outer Hebrides operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.