Skills for Work


The Skills for Work (Vocational Pathways) programme offers young people in Shetland the opportunity to undertake college-based vocational training during their 3rd and 4th years at school.

The NAFC Marine Centre offers three Skills for Work courses:


Skills for Work courses will help you to become familiar with the world of work, and provide you with a variety of practical experiences linked to particular careers. They will also help you to develop general knowledge and skills that are important for employment and for life in general, including:

  • an understanding of the workplace, including your own responsibilities such as timekeeping, appearance and customer care;
  • evaluating your own progress, strengths and weaknesses;
  • analysing and solving problems; and
  • adaptability and a positive attitude.
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Further Information

Please contact us if you need further information about any of our Skills4Work courses, or would like to speak to someone.