Learning to advance your career

If you’re searching for learning opportunities to stand out from the crowd, look no further. We have some advice here for you.

Funded opportunities for everyone

We understand that choosing the right opportunity is half the battle with learning or training. We’ve broken these opportunities down to help you make your choice.

LinkedIn Learning

Learn on the move

Flexible Online Anytime

Videos start at a few minutes long

Plan learning around your schedule with engaging courses from LinkedIn. There are more than 16,000 expert-led courses to choose from.

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On-demand training, day or night

Earn certificates Online Interactive

Courses between 2 and 6 weeks

Whether you want to develop as a professional or change careers entirely, there’s a world-class course for that here.

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Women Returners Programme

Extra support for women

Tailored Online and in person Mentoring


Returning to work after a period of absence? Grow, network and learn with a tailored support plan based on your needs and experience.

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National Transition Training Fund (NTTF)

A fresh start

Accredited Redundancy support Online and in person

Unemployed or facing redundancy

Gain an industry recognised qualification and join one of the growing sectors in Scotland. This route can help those facing unemployment or redundancy to reskill.

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Up to £200 towards a training course 

Online and in person Earn certificates Tailored

Over 16s

Use ITA funding to develop the skills you need for new role or get training to progress at work.

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Something for everyone

Free Online Expert advice


Whether you need career advice, help getting a job or redundancy support, our virtual learning programme can help.

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Skills Discovery

Knowing what skills you have can help you decide what training to undertake. Enter your previous jobs and we’ll show you areas you could improve in.

Discover your skills

Want to talk to someone?

You can also speak to a careers adviser on the phone. Our helpline is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

0800 917 8000