ICC Member, Inverclyde Council is working in partnership with West College Scotland on a range of new online level 5 courses for Inverclyde Residents.
The courses are all free of charge and will be delivered online via Microsoft Teams.
The Council’s Community Learning and Development will work closely with the college to support any learners who need additional support to complete the course.
Development and Wellbeing of Children and Young People (Child Development) – Tuesday 18:30 – 21:00
This Unit is designed to introduce learners to the principles of development and wellbeing of children and young people. Learners will learn what is meant by sequences and patterns in child development and the inter-relationship between all aspects of that development. Learners will also learn about the well-being of children and young people and how a variety of factors may affect their development. This unit is part of an NPA which would be ideal for you if you are considering a career in Childcare or Social Care.
Cyber Crime – Fundamentals – Wednesday 09.30 -12:00
Explores the fundamental concepts of and basic skills in, internet safety and cyber security so that you are able to adhere to cyber hygiene, in a personal capacity and maintain cyber resilience in an employment role. The Unit is aimed at the beginner, with no previous knowledge or experience of online safety or data security. It is suitable for all learners and would be useful for anyone wishing to gain employment in an office role, IT role or uniformed services such as Police.
Criminology: Crime in the Community – Thursday 09:15 – 12:00
Understand the different types of crime, how members of the community perceive crime in their community, the role of the mass media in crime reporting and what measures are helping or hindering the community. This course is suitable for those looking to study social sciences, sociology and anyone interested in the security sector or uniformed services such as police and fire brigade.
Any referrals can be made via email or phone 01475 715450.