Business and Training

At Dumfries and Galloway College, our industry-accredited workforce training programmes, first-class facilities, curriculum collaborations and access to expertise can help you get your business to where you want it to be.

Discover our range of areas you can study in and book your next qualification today.

Food Hygiene and Manufacturing

Keep up to date with your mandatory and chosen industry qualifications to make sure your business is compliant with food standards law.


Progress your career in the hospitality industry with our range of courses, including customer service, baking and cooking.

First Aid

Make sure you and your business keep compliant with our range of first aid courses, including mental health and refresher courses.

Digital Skills

Progress your digital skills for work or your personal life – whether it’s getting to grips with the Microsoft packages, furthering your existing skills or learning about Digital Marketing, we’ve got you covered.

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If you’re taking your first steps in a Management role, or looking to refresh your knowledge, our Management courses will ensure you get one step ahead in your career with confidence.

ILM Comms


Our Sales Academy is the perfect way to gain the knowledge and skills to progress your career, build relationships, network and close sales seamlessly. Learn how to differentiate your clients’ needs.

Social Services Children & Young People

Early Education and Childcare

If you’re already working in Childcare, or you’re looking to gain qualifications to help you gain employment, our certificated courses are perfect to give you the knowledge you need.

Health and Social Care

Health and Social Studies

Whether you’re working in the industry or looking to secure employment, you can study our courses in a range of flexible ways to fit your lifestyle and work commitments.

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Literacy and Numeracy

Our Open Learning courses can be studied in your own time with the support of a personal tutor. They’re perfect for anyone looking to gain qualifications to get into University.

Construction, Plumbing and Gas

We offer courses to help you gain new industry qualifications and refresh your mandatory qualifications to keep you and your business compliant with the law.

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Engineering and Motor Vehicle

Keep your knowledge and qualifications current with our courses, aimed at anyone already working in the industry. We offer qualifications in the latest technology working to net zero.

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Retrofit Academy

COMING SOON – we’ll be launching a brand new Retrofit Academy. This emerging market recognises the need to modernise existing buildings to meet current industry laws.

Customer Service and Administration

Every industry requires customer service and admin – whatever your sector is, we can equip your staff with the skills to provide a professional outlook.

Health and Safety

Gain or refresh your mandatory qualifications, such as IOSH, NEBOSH and Fire Safety at DGC. Our range of qualifications will keep your business compliant and up to date.

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Facility Services

Get qualified for a range of jobs, including Estates Management, Leisure Attendants & many more. This vocational qualification provides invaluable skills

Flexible courses to suit your lifestyle

At Dumfries and Galloway College, we know that life is busy, so we offer different ways for you to gain your qualifications:


Short courses

Evening classes

work-based SVQ’s

Apprenticeships with day-release

Distance learning


I found the course very beneficial and it will be useful outwith work as well, having the knowledge and confidence to deal with situations.
Our trainer was absolutely fantastic, he made the course relaxed and easy to understand.

Donna Newton, Office Manager – Albie Forestry
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