NQ DFN Project Search - Industry Based Renfrewshire Council

We work with Renfrewshire Council to deliver NQ DFN Project Search course. Apply if you have learning disabilities and want to develop your employability skills.


Glasgow Clyde College, Glasgow
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This course is available on the Glasgow Clyde College website.


What will I learn?

You will develop your employability skills at Renfrewshire Council where you will develop essential skills in a classroom setting that will help you gain employment, in subjects such as: 

  • Team building 
  • Workplace safety 
  • Technology 
  • Maintaining employment 
  • Self-advocacy 
  • Financial literacy 
  • Health and wellness 
  • Preparing for employment.

You will also participate in three, 10-week work placements in a variety of job roles within Renfrewshire Council and local partners. Work placements may include catering, housekeeping, administration and environmental roles.  

The experience and skills that you gain from both classroom (in-house and occasionally online) based activities and the work placements will improve your job marketability.  

You will be supported throughout the course by a college lecturer, a job coach and council staff.  

To ensure your learning is tailored to suit your own needs and employment goals, you will develop a Personal Learning and Support Plan which will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and help determine the type of job you are good at.  

The course will run from August to June, five days a week, Monday to Friday from 8. 30am to 3. 30pm.  

You can apply for financial help in the form of a bursary.

About Glasgow Clyde College

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Glasgow Clyde College is a further and higher education college, located in Glasgow.

The college offers a broad range of courses across many subject areas, and has three easily accessible campuses in Glasgow at Langside, Cardronald and Anniesland.

With award winning teaching staff, the college is the largest further education provider in Glasgow and has the highest achievement rates in further and education in the area.

Glasgow Clyde College also has excellent links to universities to allow you to progress to degree level.

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