At the heart of the Moray business community, Moray College UHI has years of experience working with local businesses to provide customised training programmes which support business growth and employee development.

Their lecturing and training staff have a close relationship with industries ensuring that they have up to date knowledge of industry requirements and new practices so you can be assured of high-quality professional training to meet all your business needs.

As part of the University of the Highlands and Islands, Moray College UHI can provide an extensive portfolio of courses at all levels, many of which are funded meaning there is no cost to your business. By investing in staff training, you will develop a highly motivated and skilled workforce.

Committed to supporting businesses and individuals looking to update or develop their skills and knowledge, Moray College UHI offer a range of provisions including:

Foundation Apprenticeships (FA) – many businesses across Moray are involved in the FA programme by offering work experience to young people while still at school. A foundation apprenticeship bridges the gap between the classroom and the workplace and provides invaluable insights for young people to the world of work. For more information about the FA programme –

Modern Apprenticeships (MA) – with over 100 MA frameworks available there is a programme to suit most business sectors. Modern Apprenticeships are ideal for your business no matter what size and stage in development. The programme offers you the opportunity to invest in Moray’s young people by providing them the opportunity to train towards a nationally recognised qualification while working as one of your employees. For your business the programme ensures that you will develop highly qualified, motivated and skilled staff to ensure business competitiveness, growth and sustainability.

Benefits include:

Trained workforce tailored to employers’ needs

Improved quality

Investment in your organisation’s future

Motivated staff

To find out more about the MA programme –

Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF) – now in its 5th year the FWDF has funded valuable training for employees within industry to address priority skills gap. The fund provides £15,000 per annum to businesses who pay the apprenticeship levy and £5,000 to small to medium enterprises (less than 250 employees).

Many businesses across Moray have already taken advantage of this funding and have realised many benefits in relation to the motivation and skills of their employees. To find out more about the FWDF including the range of provision on offer and eligibility –

Professional Development Awards (PDA) – PDAs are ideal for your employees and your business as they are aimed at broadening the individuals skills base while achieving a nationally recognised qualification. PDAs can be studied flexibility which means that in many cases they can fit around work and life commitments. Moray College UHI offers PDAs across many sectors. To find out more about the PDA programme –

First Aid courses – Moray College UHI offers a wide range of first aid courses from the 3-day First Aid at Work to Emergency First Aid, Childcare First Aid, Resuscitation Skills and Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Users. Courses can be run in the workplace (max numbers apply) at very competitive rates. For details of courses, upcoming dates and fees visit –

Bespoke Tailored Provision – Moray College UHI can also work with you to develop specific provision based on your individual needs. Each programme will be developed with you and delivered by highly qualified staff who have direct and up to date industry experience.

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For more information and to discuss your individual requirements contact – Jacqui Taylor, Head of Marketing and External Relations, Moray College UHI –