Lifeskills (Level 3)

Dumfries and Galloway College


Dumfries Campus


The purpose of this course is to develop skills that will support you for life. It is an ideal programme if you have successfully completed the Lifeskills 1 course or a similar learning programme at Level 2.

You will develop personal and employability skills through a variety of topics and will be given support to develop your own personal learning and support plan to meet your personal needs and aspirations.

Working with others is one area that is emphasised throughout this programme and is embedded in a variety of learning activities, projects and themes.
You may have the opportunity to participate in a work experience placement within the college or in a local supported employment setting. This course offers you a great way to develop your skills and abilities towards supported employment or volunteering.

You will be learning through three main themes on our course;
Skills for Life, Self and Others, Employment

You'll be learning and developing skills through topics such as

Personal Finance, Personal Presentation skills, Communication, Investigating service providers in the local community, Skills in Creative Arts, Keeping active, Enterprise, Preparing for Employment, Employment skills, Computer Basics.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Individual advice session and interview for appropriate placing.

Progression Routes

Successful completion can provide the opportunity to apply to progress to other College vocational courses like Catering, Care, Engineering or Business Studies.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Supported Programmes

SCQF Level


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