NESCol aim to work with the business community to provide relevant training opportunities which develop and build the skills of businesses and their employees across the region. All Employer Links courses are listed in the College's new Employer Links Guide, which provides information on the wide range of training and development opportunities available.

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Employer Links: Training & Development for the Business Community PDF, 4.17 MB


One of the aims of North East Scotland College (NESCol) is to work with the business community to provide relevant training opportunities to help develop and build the skills of the workforce across the region. Some of the courses that we offer include:

Specialist Training

The College also offers courses in the following specialisms:

Modern Apprenticeships Scottish Maritime Academy


Tailored Courses

We realise that sometimes a list of prescribed courses isn’t what you are looking for, so we welcome conversations about how the College can help and support your business achieve its training objectives.

If you would like to get in touch to explore tailored course content, in-house delivery and/or the development of new courses, please contact:

Duncan Abernethy, Director of Business Development
Telephone: 01346 586140 (Fraserburgh Campus); 01224 612333 (Aberdeen City Campus); 07918 691668 (Mobile)


ASET International Oil & Gas Training Academy

To enquire or discuss any of the ASET International Oil & Gas Training Academy's range of training courses, please contact the ASET Customer Service Team directly or visit their website for more information:

Telephone: +44 (0)300 330 5559
Visit the ASET International Oil & Gas Training Academy website

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Employer Booking & Information Service

We offer an online portal where you can log on anytime to:

  • Book employees or trainees onto courses at North East Scotland College
  • View subject details and results for your employees or trainees, as they become available
  • View timetables and attendances for your employees or trainees

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Course delivery

The College offers a number of different training options, which include courses on a day release, block release, part-time, work-based or distance learning basis.  We are happy to consider running courses in the workplace if appropriate and desirable.

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How to apply

Applying for a course is a straight–forward process — simply select your course and follow the online process, where you will be offered options including online booking and payment, and/or completion of a paper application form.

How to apply for an Employer Links course

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Funding and support

A range of funding options are available to help meet your business training requirements, making it easier to enrol on the course of your choice.

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If you would like to consider providing work placement opportunities or projects for students, or you would like to become involved in career events at the College, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Lindsey Hatherley, Commercial Marketing Manager
Tel: 01346 586138


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Facilities for hire

The College has a number of facilities available for hire both in Aberdeen and Fraserburgh. The rooms available range from large meeting and training rooms to IT, lecture and video-conferencing facilities. Unique, specialist facilities are also available and include kitchens & restaurants, TV, radio & photography studios, sports halls as well as a theatre.

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General Course Enquiries

Employer Bookings Team
Tel: 01224 612330  
Email: ​

Distance Learning Enquiries

Distance Learning Team
Tel: 01346 586136/504014

Modern Apprenticeships Enquiries

Modern Apprenticeship Team
Tel: 01346 586110

Tailored Courses

Duncan Abernethy, Director of Business Development  
Tel: +44 (0)1346 586140 (Fraserburgh Campus);  +44 (0)1224 612333 (Aberdeen City Campus);  +44 (0)7918 691668 (Mobile)


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