Learning and development:

Free courses from The Skills Network

ACVO has partnered with The Skills Network to offer you the opportunity to explore new skills and learning opportunities.

Explore new skills and learning opportunities with fully funded courses

ACVO is delighted to partner with Skills Network to offer these learning opportunities fully funded at no cost.

Your learning and development at work is important and we want to encourage you to make the best use of new opportunities.

These short, accredited courses are fully funded by the Scottish Funding Council, meaning there is no cost to you. To access them all you need to do is complete an application form once you have decided which course suits your needs. You can apply for up to seven courses each year and once you have completed your course you will receive your certificate.

You can complete as many courses as you like, at a time and place that suits you. However, one course must be completed before you start another.

 

Criteria:

  • 16+ as of 31 August 2022

  • Not in full time education

  • Not currently enrolled on any equivalent courses.

What courses can I study?

You can visit our landing page on the Skills Network webiste to find the full list of available courses and register to start your learning journey today!

Courses cover diverse topics such Allergy Awareness; Awareness of Mental Health Problems; Certificate In Counselling Skills; Certificate in Event Planning; Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness; Digital Marketing; Equality and Diversity; Principles of Dementia Care; Understanding Autism and much more!

More info about the courses is available to view and download as a PDF document below

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