Large Businesses

Adjusting large businesses to react to growth opportunities or new technologies can at times feel like an uphill struggle. 

With various management levels and departments it can be hard to keep a consistent approach to strategy, communication and training. That is where the D&A Business Partnership Team can come in and support you from a people development angle. 

Working together, we can identify skill requirements across your business from emerging technologies, to ESOL, digital and care courses. With industry accredited courses and well-respected tutors with backgrounds in industry it's all about making it work for you and your business needs.

Did you know?

There are also £15,000 of funding opportunities available for Levy payers (Large businesses who pay wages in excess of £3 million per annum) - which could result in your courses being fully funded. Your Business Partnership Advisor can talk you through all of this at your FREE training analysis.

Training on offer

Subject areas we cover at D&A

Business

Accounting, Business Administration, Project Management, Leadership & Management Skills, Marketing, Conference & Event Management, Customer Services

Care

Children & Young People, Older Adults including Palliative and Dementia Care, Social Services, Management in Care.

Qualifications recognised by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Computing

Digital Marketing, Cyber Security, Programming

Hospitality

Personal Licence, Customer Care, Professional Cookery, Food & Beverage Service, Allergen Awareness

Performing Arts

Formal Media Training, Presentation Skills

Sport, Health & Wellbeing

Personal Training, Fitness Class & Gym Instruction, Coaching & Development, Lifeguard Qualifications, Sports Nutrition, Mental Health Awareness, Mindfulness, First Aid at Work, Paediatric First Aid

Housing

Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) qualifications in Housing

Construction, Building & Environment Services

Carpentry & Joinery, Gas Certifications, OFTEC Oil Training, IOSH Health & Safety, BPEC, CCN1, 18th Edition

Engineering & Motor Services

E/HV Vehicles, MOT Testing, Engineering, Industrial Automation

Languages & Communication

ESOL, British Sign Language (BSL)

Hair, Beauty & Complementary Therapies

Hairdressing, Beauty Therapies

Tourism

Eco-Tourism, Visitor Experience, Tour Guiding, Sustainable Tourism

 

Free online Skills Boost courses

Browse our fully-funded short online courses designed to encourage people to re-skill or up-skill in subjects linked to key growth sectors.

View all Skills Boost Courses...

Arrange a free Training Needs Analysis

  1. Contact the Business Partnerships Team to arrange a meeting
  2. Undergo a free Training Needs Analysis
  3. We will identify the gaps and provide you with a bespoke training programme – we will also advise you of any funding available for training your workforce
  4. Complete the training and watch your business grow!

Recruitment Academies

Liaising with our employability partners we can work with you to train unemployed individuals with the skills that you require for your workforce. We will work with you to identify the key skills required and shape a recruitment academy lasting 6 weeks and along with mandatory training such as health & safety, and industry-specific training, learners will develop key skills including:

  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Digital skills
  • Team working and problem-solving
  • Growth mindset and resilience

All you have to do is guarantee an interview for the individuals who complete the course.

Speak to the Business Partnerships Team

Use our facilities

We can offer the use of our college facilities for training and development of your staff, including access to meeting rooms, training spaces, a fully equipped kitchen and restaurant, gym, sports centre, and theatre.

Can we work together?

By working with businesses to help us deliver training programmes and courses, this bolsters our offering, gives students and staff access to industry experience and allows us to really adapt our curriculum to your needs.

Collaboration for us comes in many shapes and sizes. Whether you are looking to support students, create events, shape curriculum or explore other opportunities we would love to hear from you.

Some of our industry partners

Speak to the Business Partnerships Team

 

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