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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

27th Aug 2018, 1 year

27th Aug 2018, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Overview

This course is for people on the autistic spectrum who want to increase their employment prospects. It is part of a partnership between the City of Glasgow College, Glasgow City Council Supported Employment Services, Autism Network Scotland and the University of Strathclyde.

The course will run for one year from August to June, five days a week, Monday to Friday and will be based at the University of Strathclyde. 

Students complete three work placements called rotations, each rotation lasts for 10 weeks. The rotations will develop skills across a range of settings including hospitality, catering, estates and support services. The working day will include classroom learning such as employability skills, job search and real-life work experiences for the full academic year.

You will be supported throughout the course by a college lecturer, a job coach and university staff. Autism Network Scotland will also offer impartial and reliable information about autism services across Scotland on resources and service providers.

Find out more about extended learning support from the City of Glasgow College.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • You must be on the Autistic Spectrum.
  • Be between 18 years and 24 years.
  • Be able to travel independently.
  • Ability to get on well with others.
  • Are enthusiastic about working five days a week and being on time every morning.
  • Due to funding constraints, you must be a City of Glasgow Council resident.

What you study

The working day will include classroom learning such as employability skills, job search and real-life work experiences for the full academic year. On completion of this course, you will be able to demonstrate that you now have the skills and experience required to increase your chances of a permanent job.

After the course

Careers

On completion of this course, you will be able to demonstrate that you now have the skills and experience required to increase your chances of gaining employment.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    27th Aug 2018
    End Date:
    31st May 2019
  • Location:
    City Campus