The National Energy Efficiency Transition Support and Heat Pump Training Fund, supported by ESP has been put in place by the Scottish Government to support those in the energy, engineering and construction sectors who’s careers have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.  

West Lothian College, along with 8 other colleges in Scotland, are offering fully funded courses aimed at upskilling and enhancing the qualifications of individuals aged 25 or older who are redundant or at risk of being made redundant.

The courses cover key areas and combine online learning with onsite practical elements on a college campus near you to ensure you gain the skills and qualifications employers really value. 

Courses offered at the college include:

IOSH Managing Safely (4 days)

The aim of this course is to ensure that managers and supervisors understand that they are accountable and responsible for issues relating to health and safety in the workplace. You will be provided with knowledge to assist decision making with regard to meeting legal and business requirements. Pre-requisites - Any construction operative/trade. Electricians, Plumbing and HVAC Engineers (must hold appropriate industry qualifications at SVQ level 3 or equivalent).

18th Edition Electrical 2382-18 (4 days)

This course focuses on the IET’s 18th Edition Wiring Regulations, BS 7671: 2018, to ensure candidates have a sound working knowledge of the Regulations. Pre-requisites - Electricians (must hold appropriate industry recognised qualifications at SVQ level 3 or equivalent. 

 

If you are interested in taking part in one of these courses email abell@west-lothian.ac.uk.

For more information on the courses offered and what other colleges are offering them visit: https://esp-scotland.ac.uk/energy-efficiency-transition-training/.