Free net zero training is in your hands

We are thrilled to offer fully-funded training programs to businesses in key areas that support Scotland’s journey to net zero.

The college has been awarded funding by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund to provide “support for expert business advice and support programmes at the local and regional level, including support for decarbonisation, climate adaptation and circular economy advice”.

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, click here.

From construction and renewable energy to architecture, surveying, gas, and heating – these courses are designed to equip your workforce with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in a green economy.

It’s in your hands to take advantage of this incredible opportunity. By booking fully-funded training, you can empower your employees, enhance your business, and contribute to a sustainable future for our community.

Together, we can lead the way in tackling climate change and fostering a resilient, green economy in the South of Scotland.


Take a look at the courses we can offer you for FREE!* If the course you’re interested in requires you to have another qualification first, get in touch with our team and we may be able to fund this for you as well.

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BPEC Heat Pump Systems

Gain the skills and knowledge to be qualified to install heat pump systems in a domestic or business setting.

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BPEC Solar Thermal Domestic Hot Water Systems

Learn about the most appropriate solar systems and become qualified to install.


IMI L2 Award In Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities & L3 System Repair & Replacement

Get qualified to carry out repairs on Electric/Hybrid vehicles.

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City & Guilds 2921-31 Design and Installation of Domestic and Small Commercial Electric Vehicle Charging Installations

Aimed at practicing electricians to become qualified to install electric vehicle charging equipment.

*eligibility criteria applies, courses only funded until March 31st 2025.

Coming soon…

We have brand new courses being launched to support your business in offering more services to your customers. If you’re eligible for funding, your business will be able to access these courses for FREE.

Keep an eye out for them being launched soon.

  • SVQ in Insulation and Building Environment at SCQF Level 6
  • Level 2 Award in Understanding Domestic Retrofit
  • Level 3 Award in Domestic Retrofit Advice
  • Level 4 Award in Domestic Retrofit Assessment
  • Level 5 Diploma in Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management
  • Introduction to Offshore Windpower at SCQF Level 6
  • Introduction to Hydrogen at SCQF Level 6
  • Solar Photovoltiac Systems NOS Mapped
  • Electrical Energy Storage Systems

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If you need more information, or you’d like to find out if your business is eligible to receive this fully-funded training, leave your details below and our team will contact you to discuss.