Your Training Hub: Unlocking Opportunities

Whether you need new qualifications for your next promotion, or you’re looking to take your career in a new direction – we’ve got you and your business covered.


By delivering the right training and skills, we provide you with qualifications, knowledge and confidence to take your career or your business to the next level.

From courses to keep you compliant with the law, such as Fire Safety and First Aid, to Digital Marketing and Management training to help you and your staff progress your careers, we have a wide range of qualifications to help keep our region and beyond to stay qualified and work in line with the demands of industries today.

Grow your business with:

  • A range of bespoke courses to fit your schedule and requirements
  • Courses in sought-after training and subject areas
  • Recognised qualifications
  • Funding for your training
  • Apprenticeships

We are the biggest provider of education and training in the South of Scotland with campuses in Dumfries and Stranraer. We provide a range of courses, qualifications and funding to equip our community with the skills, knowledge and practical experience needed to thrive.

Find out more about us and our awards.

Training Programme

Reasons to train your staff

The most important part of your business is your staff. We know that when you find an individual who ‘fits’ your business, you want to do as much as you can to retain them and support them to progress, ultimately benefitting your organisation. 

  • It pays for you to train your staff – Research shows that 75% of UK employers are investing in training.
  • Become appealing for new employees – Training can help attract new staff with 76% saying increases a company’s appeal. 
  • Company culture – Professional development is important for younger employees with 76% believing it is one of the more significant aspects of company culture.
  • Retaining employees – If employers do not support their staff with training, 70% said they would leave for another company that invests in training.  

Sources – Lorman and McKinsey & Company

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Who we work with

Key, Arla, Alpha S, CareTech, Covetrus, NHS Dumfries and Galloway, Berry, BPI, Gretna Green, Natural Power

Hear what others have to say

The Halo Trust

The support and training has been fantastic. The patience and adaptability around course content and mode of delivery has been exceptional.

Karen Donnelly, HR Manager – The Halo Trust

Albie Forestry

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

Commercial Training Options

We offer a wide range of training solutions that are flexible to fit around the needs of your business – this ranges from apprenticeships, bitesize training options, open learning and bespoke courses.

We are committed to helping you grow your business in a way that suits you best and pride ourselves on finding the right training solutions to help each individual and business.

Get in touch

If you’d like to know more about how we can help you or your business or you have an enquiry about a course, leave your details below and our team will get in touch to discuss.

You can also phone us on 01387 734 197