Working with Communities

Glasgow Kelvin College


East End Campus, Easterhouse Campus


You’ll learn about:
The principles which underpin effective community practice; The social science approaches supporting theories of community change; How to manage resources; How to adopt and support a range of learning approaches; How to work with community groups (adults and young people); and
How to support the development of community capacity.

The practice placement is an essential part of the course which is assessed through a graded unit.

Campus location may be subject to change.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. However you need good communication skills and previous experience of community learning and development work.

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 course or employment

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Community Development

SCQF Level