A wide range of training courses are available for your employees.
This will help them build and develop skills to make them more effective and efficient workers.
The following will give you more information on the various schemes and guides available for employee training.
A wide range of training courses for your employees are available.
Opportunities include distance learning, short courses and vocational training.
Visit My World of Work to search for courses.
A range of help is available for improving the skills of employees working in specific industries.
Our Skillsforce can provide support for the following industries:
food and drink
ICT and digital technology
The Our Skillsforce site gives more detail on some of the key services available to help support your business.
If you're thinking about taking on an apprentice you might be able to get some help towards the cost of training them.
You can find more information on the Apprenticeships.scot website.
You can request a review of the skills in your business from Our Skillsforce.
The skills support service will help you identify the training and skills your business needs to grow and become more profitable.
Improving your business's performance by developing staff doesn't have to be costly.
Our Skillsforce has a guide to help you identify the learning and development needs for your business.
Inspirational Leadership: Insight to Action is an online tool aimed at helping leaders understand their natural leadership styles.
It also aims to help leaders shape their roles and those of their team.
Business Mentoring Scotland is a service delivered by Scottish Enterprise which carefully matches experienced mentors with business people in all industries and sectors.
This free service will introduce you to a network of contacts who will inspire new thinking on how you run your business.
Sector Skills Councils (SSCs) provide skills development support across a number of different sectors.
SSCs aim to reduce skills gaps and shortages and increase opportunities to boost skills.
A Skills Plan will identify the training and qualifications your workforce needs and will help your business deliver.
If you already have a Skills Plan, visit Our Skillsforce to find training solutions to meet your needs. If you don't, Our Skillsforce will help you get started.
Our Skillsforce offers downloadable guides on:
communicating your objectives
analysing the current situation
prioritising, planning and preparing for action
Visit Scottish Enterprise to get help for managers who want to develop their leadership skills.
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The Employability Fund from Skills Development Scotland provides flexible training support and can help enhance your workforce and boost productivity by helping you to recruit through national employability support programmes.
The Employability Fund is delivered in partnership with training providers and colleges. It brings together a number of national training programmes (Get Ready for Work and Training for Work) and provides training support which responds to the needs of employers and local labour markets.