Powering Futures Challenge
SCQF LEVEL 6 - Accredited Programme
Course will provide learners with an opportunity to develop the employability skills by working on a real-life sustainability challenge set by business and present their solution to a panel of industry judges.
8 SCQF Credit points (equal to 7 UCAS Tariff Points)
WHY TAKE THIS COURSE?
You will begin to understand real business challenges and build networks with industry representatives.
This is not a content based course but more about developing your employability skills and gaining an experience different to a regular course
You will develop your confidence, analytical skills, evaluation skills, creative thinking, self-awareness, critical thinking, resilience and communication skills.
wHAT WILL YOU EXPERIENCE?
You will experience
You will be given a sustainability challenge by industries such as: Scottish Water, Urban Fox, British Gas, the Scottish Government, or NewsQuest (2023/24 Challenge setters)
You will collaborate to develop a solution to this challenge
You will prepare and present your final solution to a panel of industry judges
You will continuously reflect on the development of your skills through a logbook
Everything you need to know before selecting this course
Enthusiasm and desire to add to employability skill set.
Strong attendance and be committed to completing the course as you will be continually assessed and have to participate in group work
Ability to complete tasks at Level 6 standard
what will you get?
Pupils gain an SCQF Level 6 Award
Career opportunities from this course as follows:
The skills developed throughout this course will benefit you in any career path you choose to pursue