Borders College

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The Business Development Unit is a single point of contact providing practical help and advice for employers to enable them to develop the skills of their employees. Our focus is to assist organisations to maximise their business potential through the development of their workforce. We do this through the delivery of work based learning and certificated short course qualifications.

Our flexible training solutions are delivered to a wide range of organisations who wish to support their employees to improve their skills. Courses are delivered at all levels to ensure we are a one stop shop for our customers.

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  • Business and Administration
  • Childcare
  • Customer Service
  • Health and Social Care
  • Management
  • Hospitality
  • IT

We contract annually with Skills Development Scotland (SDS) to assist in meeting Scottish Government targets for employability. Our current contracts include the Employability Fund, Modern Apprenticeships programmes and Foundation Apprenticeships. These programmes have been developed for those wishing to enter the labour market for the first time and also for those in employment, they cover a wide range of qualifications and industry sectors and support Scotland’s ambition for economic success by providing individuals with the opportunity to gain industry recognised qualifications.

For more information on how Borders College can assist your workforce development needs please contact: Deirdre McKendry, Head of Business Development. Email dmckendry@borderscollege.ac.uk Telephone 01896 662575 or 07968135407

Published: Wed 14th Feb, 2018