Working with Communities

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


This course is designed to channel your passion and experience of working and volunteering in the community. Working with Communities SCQF Level 6 will give you an industry recognised qualification in community learning development and will improve both your professional and academic skills. During this course you will study a range of subjects as well as complete a work placement.

You will study:
Youth Work; Adult Education; Rights and Responsibilities; Sociology; Principles of Community; Learning and Development; Equality and Diversity; Planning a Residential; Group Work.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview.

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

HNC Working with Communities

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health Professions and Social Services

SCQF Level