Elevate your future with our HNC Schools Pathway

Are you a forward-thinking 6th-year student eager to fast-track your journey to success? Dive into the world of endless possibilities with our High National Certificate (HNC) Schools Pathway.

Gain a competitive edge by embarking on your higher education journey now! This is an exciting opportunity for individuals to undertake the first year of a degree while still at school. An HNC not only provides a solid foundation for your future degree but also equips you with practical skills sought after by employers in today's dynamic job market.

Our curriculum is designed to cultivate real-world skills demanded by industries. From project management to critical thinking, you'll be a step ahead, ready to tackle challenges and contribute meaningfully from day one.

Upon successfully attaining and HNC, individuals have a guaranteed place on a Higher National Degree (HND)  course at SCQF Level 8 at New College Lanarkshire (NCL), which is the equivalent to the second year of a degree programme.

Those who successfully complete the HND year are guaranteed a place in a third-year degree course at the University of the West of Scotland, leading ton honours degree and entry into employment ahead of their peers.

If you reside in North Lanarkshire and are keen on pursuing a HNC qualification while at school, please email North Lanarkshire Council.