Certified Accreditations

Leadership and management

At Dumfries and Galloway College, we pride ourselves on working with a range of accredited organisations across the country to bring internationally recognised qualifications to our students.

We have a full range of qualifications to suit our student's and organisation needs in a variety of levels and subject areas. This includes meeting specific requirements such as becoming a Personal Licence Holder or upskilling multiple staff with a course for example our REHIS Elementary Health & Safety course.

BPEC (British Plumbing Employers Council) is a specialised provider of a wide range of industry qualifications in gas, plumbing, renewable energy, oil, and electrical engineering.

Working closely with Dumfries and Galloway College they provide our construction, engineering and electrical engineering departments with the qualifications needed to give our students the best quality of education.

Find out more - https://bpec.org.uk/

Our BPEC courses


CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) is the industry training board across the UK helping to build and develop individual skills in the construction trade.

Delivering world-class training standards CITB works with us at Dumfries and Galloway college in our construction area. They give our students the qualifications they need to help them kickstart their careers in the construction sector.

Find out more - https://www.citb.co.uk/

Our CITB courses


City & Guilds is a UK organisation that offers work-based qualifications for all different levels to suit an individual’s needs. They offer a wide range of industry qualifications allowing people to upskill or reskill at the highest of standards.

Dumfries and Galloway College currently have three subject areas which offer City & Guilds qualifications in engineering, electrical engineering, and construction. Offering hands-on experience and getting you one step ahead for our students future.

Find out more - https://www.cityandguilds.com/

Our City & Guilds courses

City & Guilds

EAL is a leading organisation for engineering and manufacturing.

Working together with Dumfries and Galloway College in our electrical engineering subject area EAL produce prestigious quality qualifications.

Find out more - https://eal.org.uk/

Our EAL course


Enginuity is a leading organisation in engineering, delivering their expert skills and solutions to educators, employers, and many professionals.

A part of the Enqinuity group is EAL provides skills and training to Dumfries and Galloway College as seen above.

View our Engineering subject area 

Find out more - https://enginuity.org/


Habia is a government appointed authority setting the standards for qualifications in the Hair and Beauty industry. For over 30 years they have become to be known for setting high quality standards in the trade with a range of courses.

Find out more - https://habia.org/

View our Hair & Beauty subject area 


ILM (The Institute of Leadership & Management) is a high quality business that delivers popular leadership and management courses helping over 90,000 managers each year.

Offering a wide range of training and skills in the sector ILM works with Dumfries and Galloway College business department to help individuals succeed in the industry

Find out more - https://www.i-l-m.com/

Our ILM course


IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) is a specific organisation focusing on giving education to people working in the Motor vehicle industry.

As the motor vehicle is an ever-evolving sector, IMI gives Dumfries and Galloway College students the most relevant skills and qualifications to produce high quality standards.

Find out more - https://tide.theimi.org.uk/

Our IMI courses


The Instructus Group is a training provider who is responsible for a maintaining and developing vocational training and apprenticeships in England, Wales, and Scotland.

Working with Instructus Dumfries and Galloway ensure our qualifications prioritise our students experience and maintain the ultimate quality of education.

Find out more - https://instructus-skills.org

View our Business, Management & Accounting subject area 

Instructus logo

IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) the largest membership organisation and a Chartered body for Health and Safety professionals.

Recognised for their quality in workplace health and safety they provide the opportunity for people to upskill or reskill their career and training

Find out more - https://iosh.com/

Our IOSH course


NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) provides environmental and health & safety qualifications at an internationally recognised high quality standard.

Find out more - https://www.nebosh.org.uk/home/

Our NEBOSH course


People 1st is an expert in developing, training and building skilled workforces throughout the UK.

Working with Dumfries and Galloway College Hospitality area they deliver high quality training to our students on how to adapt and succeed in the industry.

Find out more - https://people1st.co.uk/

Our People 1st courses

People 1st

SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority) the awarding body and internationally recognised provider of training and qualifications in Scotland in Schools, Colleges and Universities.

Working in partnership with Dumfries and Galloway College they provide us with an excellent standard of a framework of qualifications. This provides clear progression pathways which are accessible to everyone.

Find out more - https://www.sqa.org.uk

View our subject areas 


SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council) is a regulator for social work, social care and early years workers.

They provide trusted training, education and registration to the social care industry in Scotland making sure they support every induvial and professional development.

Find out more - https://www.sssc.uk.com/

View our Health & Social Studies subject area

View our Early Education & Childcare subject area 


Highfield is a global leader in qualifications in work-based learning, apprenticeships and training.  They have set a high standard of learning across multiple sectors which are regulated by SQA Accreditation.

At Dumfries and Galloway College we provide a range of quality courses under the Highfield qualification giving our students the opportunity to upskill and thrive in their careers.

Find out more - https://www.highfieldqualifications.com/

Our Highfield courses