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College Link Courses and Glasgow’s supported vocational programme are used to augment the school curriculum. The majority of courses have a vocational emphasis. Colleges and courses on offer vary from year to year depending on requirements of the pupils. The colleges used by the school include Clyde, West, Kelvin and City of Glasgow.

Courses on offer to pupils are varied and include Catering, Baking, Banqueting, Independent Travel, Beauty Therapy, Hairdressing, Driving Theory, RSBI, Introduction to College, Lifeskills, Customer Care, Digital Media, Media Studies, Art, Horticulture, Painting and Decorating, Wood Skills and Business Enterprise.

On leaving Abercorn the majority of pupils move onto supported learning courses at the following colleges of Further Education:

Clyde, Kelvin, City of Glasgow and West.

Click here for a guide on how pupils prepare to move on from Abercorn School.

Detailed descriptions of all courses offered can be found in the table below.



Anniesland Campus

Moving on to Independence

Moving on to Work

Skills for Work and Life

Cardonald Campus

Learning for Independence

Moving on to Work

Moving on to Independence

Project Search

Skills for Life and Work

City of Glasgow College NQ Bakery Supported Learning
Glasgow Clyde College List of all courses
Langside Campus

ASL Winter Leavers Programme

NQ Transition to Mainstream

Riverside Campus

Development Programme

NQ Personal and Social Delelopment 1

NQ Personal and Social Development 2

NQ Personal and Social Development 3

NQ Personal and Social Development 4

Employability Skills

West College

Steps 2 Work

Step 1 Course

Step 2 Course

Development Course