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Flexible Workforce Development Fund 2018-19   
Apply for up to £15,000 worth of training with Edinburgh College

Edinburgh Construction Skills Academy in Granton is a partnership between Edinburgh College and the City of Edinburgh Council. The Academy was created to address industry needs in construction around Edinburgh, providing construction training across three key areas:

  • Highways Maintenance
  • Construction Operatives
  • Plant

We provide many short training courses in construction disciplines including national awards in excavation and reinstatement in the highways. 

National Awards in Excavation & Reinstatement in the Highways

General Operative

 5 days

Supervisor Training

5 days

Mini 360 Excavator

10 days

Brickwork Courses Foundation and Drainage work area

4 weeks

Hard Landscaping

6 weeks

SQA Road Building

7 weeks

SQA Highways Maintenance

13 weeks

Bespoke Construction Courses

The Edinburgh Construction Skills Academy also delivers bespoke training for businesses. Companies must be able to demonstrate how they will provide additional training and employment opportunities for long-term unemployed in Edinburgh to be eligible for training in conjunction with the City of Edinburgh Council. Please contact us to find out more.

Edinburgh Construction Skills Academy,
Forthside, West Shore Rd,

(approximately 15 minutes walk from Edinburgh College Granton Campus).

To Book
Please email or call 0131 297 9000. 

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