Social Sciences: Preparation for Further Education



Six months


No formal qualifications required.


On successful completion of this course, students can progress to the Access to Higher Education (SWAP) at Newbattle Abbey College or other FE college courses.

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Preparation for FE

The Preparation for Further Education course is delivered by Newbattle Abbey, in partnership with Midlothian Council.

This course also provides excellent transition support for adults, especially those who have been out of education for some time and it offers the opportunity to progress to either further education or, after additional study, higher education.

This course may be of interest to young adults wishing to expand and develop their qualifications.

Applications are open for this course, which starts in January 2023.

Please tap on the link below to make your application.

Preparation for Further Education
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I liked that the lecturers were as invested in my success and future as I was. I also really appreciated all the support in terms of funding and materials the college provided as, without them, I wouldn’t have even been able to attend the course, let alone complete it.


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