Job seeker Training

Search for a training course to help you gain new skills and start your ideal job. New course dates are added regularly.

Including Capital City Partnership's Vocational Training Framework (VTF). Free training giving industry-recognised qualifications and insight along with support to get a new job.

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VTF Construction Academy – April

Looking for a career in construction? Earn useful certificates and receive support to help you look for a job with our free course.

Starts 29th April, apply now!

VTF Construction Academy – April

Multiply – Scottish Borders

The Scottish Borders Multiply Team are offering a range of free adult numeracy skills programmes to increase your confidence in using maths in daily life, at home and at work. Have a look at the new dates available!

Multiply – Scottish Borders

Prince’s Trust Courses

The Prince’s Trust is a youth charity that helps young people aged 11 to 30 get into jobs, education and training. We offer courses to build your confidence, help you get a job or support you to start a business. New courses include:

Get Into: The NHS (Clinical Only)
Learn practical skills for the healthcare sector and gain vital experience to kickstart your career.
Edinburgh, 25th March to 3rd May

Get Into: Radio
Learn presenting, recording and editing skills and explore careers in radio.
Kirkcaldy, 18th to 22nd March

Prince’s Trust Courses

Springboard Programmes

Unemployed and looking to work in hospitality? Springboard run free training programmes working with the likes of Barclays Life Skills and Diageo.

Springboard Programmes

Edinburgh College Courses

Offering a wide choice of courses. Courses starting August 2024 are open for application.

Edinburgh College Courses

Fife College Courses

Over 400 courses on offer at Fife College to cover a range of skills.

Fife College Courses

West Lothian College

A range of courses from West Lothian College available in 2024/2025.

West Lothian College

Edinburgh College Green Skills Training

Green Skills training at Edinburgh College is delivered at the Renewables and Energy Efficiency Training Centre on the Granton Campus

Edinburgh College Green Skills Training

The Bike Station Skills Development

Skills development training courses designed to improve you or your organisations cycling and mechanical skills.

The Bike Station Skills Development

SRUC Courses

Scotland’s Rural Collage aims to be at the heart of a sustainable natural economy. Find green courses or see what the student experience is like.

SRUC Courses

Young Enterprise Scotland and Accenture Digital Skills

Helping young people across Scotland develop the skills they will need for the future job market.  Whether you’re looking for a new job or want to start your own business, digital skills are the key to success.

Get ahead by improving your digital skills, for free!

Young Enterprise Scotland and Accenture Digital Skills

Construction Innovation Scholarships

Construction Innovation Scholarships, funded by the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre and the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal, are available to meet the costs of postgraduate fees.

Construction Innovation Scholarships

HCI Skills Gateway scholarships

To help those working towards a career in Housing, Construction and Infrastructure, the School of Engineering offer Masters Scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic session. Supported by the Edinburgh & South East Scotland City Region Deal and funded by the Scottish Government.

HCI Skills Gateway scholarships

Construction and Built Environment Courses

A range of courses to meet the needs of the growth in the construction industry. Retrofit skills are also in demand to make older buildings more sustainable.

Construction and Built Environment Courses

Future Skills: Vehicle Maintenance and Accident Repair

Introductory knowledge and skills in the Automotive Engineering disciplines of light vehicle maintenance, accident body repair and vehicle paint repair. Students will also learn about electric vehicle technology and how it is enhancing the automotive industry.

This is a short full-time course (18 weeks) taught at Edinburgh College Sighthill Campus.

Future Skills: Vehicle Maintenance and Accident Repair

Access to Industry Courses

Free courses delivered in partnership with Edinburgh College. Subjects include employability skills, data skills, construction skills and a wide range of other skills. Dates are available throughout the year.

Access to Industry Courses

Data Driven Innovation at Edinburgh College

Free data science courses funded by the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal.

Data Driven Innovation at Edinburgh College

Data Driven Innovation at Borders College

Free data science skills courses supported by the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal.

Data Driven Innovation at Borders College

Data Driven Innovation at Fife College

Develop your digital skills with free data science courses funded by the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal.

Data Driven Innovation at Fife College

VTF Digital and Creative Academy

A free one week course to gain Digital and Creative sector recognised certificates. Followed by a guaranteed interview.

VTF Digital and Creative Academy

VTF Construction Academy

Looking for a career in construction? Earn useful certificates and receive support to help you look for a job with our free course.

VTF Construction Academy

VTF Warehouse and Logistics Academy

This free two week course helps you gain Warehouse and Logistic sector recognised certificates, with the option of a guaranteed interview with a recruiting employer.

VTF Warehouse and Logistics Academy

VTF Hospitality Academy

A free two week course offering skills training and Hospitality sector recognised certificates. Followed by a guaranteed interview.

VTF Hospitality Academy

VTF Business and Finance Academy

A free one week course to gain Business & Finance sector recognised certificates. Followed by a guaranteed interview.

VTF Business and Finance Academy

VTF Retail Academy

Looking to start a career in retail? Our free course gives you an industry-recognised qualification. All trainees will get a guaranteed interview with recruiting employers.

VTF Retail Academy

VTF Health and Social Care Academy

With our free course you can retrain or start your first Health and Social Care role, helping you to help others.

VTF Health and Social Care Academy

VTF Early Learning and Childcare Academy

Are you good with children? Start your career with our free Early Learning and Childcare Academy. Register interest for future dates.

VTF Early Learning and Childcare Academy