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Other training and qualifications

Most services arrange specific skills training themselves. If you are unable to find information on training you require for your role please contact the service manager.
A range of service specific e-learning is hosted on LEON

Modern Apprenticeships

Modern Apprentices are a great way learn on the job – gaining skills, experience and qualifications that’ll kick-start your career. You’ll learn real-life industry skills while you work towards a qualification that’s accredited by the SQA. There are a number of Modern Apprenticeship frameworks available at a variety of levels so there is likely to be one that suits your needs.

Graduate Apprenticeships

A graduate apprenticeship gives you the opportunity to work towards a degree using the work you do as evidence to demonstrate your competence. More information on Graduate Apprenticeships

For further information on work-based qualifications contact trainingcentre@argyll-bute.gov.uk

If there is a requirement for project management qualifications, the cost requires to be met by services.

Prince2  
This is recommended for employees who need the specific qualification to fulfil their role.  It is available in two levels 

Foundation or Practitioner 

The Organisational Development team maintains a waiting list for Prince2 training and arranges courses when there are sufficient numbers.   

PDA in Project Management  

This is recommended for employees who manage and / or lead projects but do not need the formal Prince2 accreditation.  It is provided by the Improvement Service and the Organisational Development team will liaise to arrange places.  Learners need an active project to undertake this course.  

Project Planning Breakthroughs 

This is recommended for employees who participate in projects and would like a better understanding of their and others’ roles and the methodology involved in a project.  The Organisational Development team maintains a waiting list for this training and arranges courses when there are sufficient numbers.  

For further information on project management training contact trainingcentre@argyll-bute.gov.uk