College Course Information

Please see information from North Highland College relevant to pupils who have applied for courses via Wick High School.

Pupils who have applied for college course (Friday or online courses) should check their emails (the one they submitted on their application) for confirmation of college places.  The email will include an enrolment form which pupils should complete and return.  Please note they do not need to upload a photography of themselves.

College courses will be delivered from the week commencing the 8th June.  From next week pupils will have access to induction material online and some staff will check in online with pupils.  NHC will be closed from 26th June, however work will be set for pupils that week. 

Below is information on the delivery of courses.  Some of the courses will be delivered using Brightspace.  I have attached a guide of how to access it if you can publish it as well.

NHC College June Provision – 20/21N.B. Delivery will commence wk 8th June unless otherwise stated.  Wk 1st June, pupils will have access to induction material online and some staff will check in online with pupils.  NHC UHI will be closed on the 26th June 2020, however, work will be set for pupils
Course NameNormal Course LocationOnline delivery platformDelivery Day/sJune initial delivery timeNotes/Plan of material for delivery
Transition to College SCQF 3Thurso Fri No June delivery
Business Management National 4Wick HGoogle classroomVirtualAs per school timetablePupils should log onto googleclassroom for their first timetabled slot to receive an introduction from their Lecturer and guidelines for learning and teaching  (Tuesday P1&2, Wednesday P6&7, Thursday P4 and Friday P4)
Business Management National 5Wick HGoogle classroomVirtualAs per school timetablePupils should log onto googleclassroom for their first timetabled slot to receive an introduction from their Lecturer and guidelines for learning and teaching (Tuesday P1&2, Wednesday P6&7, Thursday P4 and Friday P4)
Business Management HigherWick HGoogle classroomVirtualAs per school timetablePupils should log onto googleclassroom for their first timetabled slot to receive an introduction from their Lecturer and guidelines for learning and teaching  (Tuesday P3&4, Wednesday P5, Thursday P2&3 and Friday P3)
NPA Cyber Security National 4ThursoBrightspaceFri1000 – 1015 5th JunePupils to log onto virtual classroom in Brightspace for 10am on the 5th June.  Lecturer will arrange further online virtual classrooms with you for the following weeks.  Resources available on Brightspace (VLE).  Will use Collaborate VC for practical demos – recordings made.  Virtual Machines (VMs) available as exports (VirtualBox) which can be imported onto student’s own PC, or VMs can be accessed via college server using AnyDesk – Available online 0945 – 1415 for queries
FA: Business Skills SCQF 6ThursoBrightspaceFri Pupil will be contacted individually through their google e-mail
DM: Creative Writing: Writing for Film; Introduction to Screenwriting SCQF 7OtherBrightspaceWed1000 – 1200 3rd JuneSingle day induction
SfW: Construction National 4ThursoBrightspaceFri0945 – 1045 5th JuneBrightspace will be used along with collaberate and virtual classroom. Tasks will be created to get students used to working in groups as well as used to the software until they join the fulltime students in September. Follow up session will be on the 12th & 19th June.
SfW: Engineering Skills National 4ThursoBrightspaceFri0945 – 1045 5th JuneBrightspace will be used along with collaberate and virtual classroom. Tasks will be created to get students used to working in groups as well as used to the software until they join the fulltime students in September.  Follow up session will be on the 12th & 19th June.
SfW: Engineering National 5ThursoBrightspaceFri0945 – 1045 5th JuneWill be delivered for 1 hour at the start of each session 09.45 – 10.45.  w/c 8 June Go over units, types of assessments they will be doing and possible career paths. Use of any photos, videos, handouts or power points can be used if required or ask them to go of and read something for a period of time and come back to discuss.  w/c 15th June Cover materials, tools and equipment, Health and safety, PPE, risk and cosh assessments  w/c 22 June Recap the 1st 3 weeks and then carry out a small test with multiple choice and written response questions for them to submit so we have evidence that they have engaged and taken in information provided. Follow up session will be on the 12th & 19th June.
Hair & Beauty SCQF 4Wick HGoogle classroomFri0945-1045 5th JunePupils should log onto Google Classroom at 0945 on the 5th June so that staff can check you are online.  12th June – Ice breaker to get to know students, Intrdoduction to course content/power point presentation. We will upload work to Google class room for the first task for pupils to carry out at home. 19th June – 1 hour- discussing task  from previous week / personal profile, group activity, Task two will be uploaded to Google classroom for class to complet at home. 26th June – No class, work will be uploaded to Google classroom to be completed.
Hair & Beauty SCQF 5ThursoGoogle classroomFri1100-1200 5th JunePupils should log onto Google Classroom at 1100 on the 5th June so that staff can check you are online.  12th June – Ice breaker to get to know students, Intrdoduction to course content/power point presentation. We will upload work to Google class room for the first task for pupils to carry out at home. 19th June – 1 hour- discussing task  from previous week / personal profile, group activity, Task two will be uploaded to Google classroom for class to complet at home. 26th June – No class, work will be uploaded to Google classroom to be completed.
SfW: Early Learning & Childcare National 4ThursoBrightspaceFri1000-1030 5th JunePupils to log onto Brightspace virtual classroom at 10oo on the 5th for an introduction.  Child Development is the first unit and pupils will log on from 1000-1100 on the 12th and 19th June.
SfW: Early Learning & Childcare National 5ThursoBrightspaceFri1030-1100 5th JunePupils to log onto Brightspace virtual classroom at 1030 on the 5th for an introduction. Development and Well-being is the first unit and pupils will log on from 1115-1215 on the 12th and 19th June.
FA: Social Services & Healthcare SCQF 6                                    NPA Social Services & Healthcare SCQF 6ThursoBrightspaceFri1000-1015 5th June                           1000-1130Pupils to log onto Brightspace virtual classroom at 10.00am on the 5th for an introduction. For 12th and 19th June, pupils  will be required to be logged on from 10.00. The session will last for 1 hour and thirty minutes. Thereafter they will be expected to complete a tesk set by the tutor for the following week.
NPA Social Services: Children & Young People SCQF 6         FA: Social Services – Children & Young People SCQF 6ThursoBrightspaceFri1000- 1100 5th JunePupils to log onto Brightspace virtual classroom at 10.00am on the 5th for an introduction. Then 10am – 1pm on the 12th and 19th- 1 hour of teaching then individual work for 1 hour the last hour will be 1/2 hr discussion followed by a task for the following week
Practical Cookery National 4ThursoGoogle classroomFri1000-1030 5th JunePupils to log onto Google classrooms for 1000-1030 on the 5th June. Available on the 12th and 19th pupils should attend online from 1000-1100.  Sessions will be based around food hygiene and the 13 allergens
Practical Cookery National 5ThursoGoogle classroomFri1000-1030 5th JunePupils to log onto Google classrooms for 1000-1030 on the 5th June. Available on the 12th and 19th pupils should attend online from 1000-1100.  Sessions will be based around food hygiene and the 13 allergens
Mental Health & Wellbeing National 5OtherBrightspaceVirtual1135-1315 9th June11.35am on Tuesday the 9th, 16th, 23rd for Virtual Classroom sessions supported by resources online and independent study. Theme: Influence of COVID -19 crisis on mental health and wellbeing and coping strategies to improve mental health problems. Covering personal and social influences on mental health during COVID-19 crisis, coping with elevated stress and anxiety, leading a healthy balanced lifestyle, effects of social media. Work set will be carried out by pupils during the reset of their timetabled classes.
SfW: Rural Skills National 5ThursoGoogle classroomFri1000-1100 5th June     Pupils should log onto google hangouts at 1000 on the 5th June for an introductory sessionVal will then be available online from 1000-1200, 1230-1400.  12th June  work around the Mandatory Rural Business Investigation unit.  19th June  plan work around the optional units
Higher Psychology (SL) SCQF6OnlineS/LAs per Virtual timetable as usual.Monday 11:35 -1:15, Wed 11:35-12:25, Thurs 8:50-9:40, Fri 9:40-10:30
Higher Computing Science SCQF 6 (SL)OnlineS/LAs per Virtual timetable as usual.Monday 11:35 -1:15, Wed 11:35-12:25, Thurs 8:50-9:40, Fri 9:40-10:30