Working with Communities

Fife College


Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale) Campus


This course is ideal if you have experience of working or volunteering in a community learning and development setting, such as youth work, adult education or community capacity building and have a strong desire to further develop your knowledge and experience in the broad field of community learning and development. It involves a practical work placement in a relevant community setting.

You will study: Principles and practice; Preparing to work with community groups; Learning approaches; Social science approaches; Accountability for and management of community resources; Working with young people; Adult learning; Workplace practice; Graded unit.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers plus 2 subjects at National 5; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

Degree level study

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Social Sciences

SCQF Level