Create bespoke training for your staff in 2021 with Lews Castle College UHI

Lews Castle College UHI offers a range of professionally accredited training and development courses for local businesses and organisations. This ranges from commercial short courses to individual workshops and bespoke training.

We can work with you to identify your training needs, enabling you to tackle potential skills shortages and support new or existing employees to develop.

Lews Castle College can support you to explore different funding streams such as The Scottish Government's Flexible Workforce Development Fund. This is available to employers across the private, public and third sectors. The Fund allows you to address priority skills gaps and invest in your workforce through training and personal development.

We have worked with a range of local businesses to assess and support their training needs. Macmillan Engineering based in Stornoway said, “We have always liaised well with Lews Castle College and find it beneficial to our company that these training and educational facilities are available locally.”

You can visit our Business Page ( or contact our Development Officer on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. about how you can access funding and create bespoke learning for your team.

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Engineering and Construction Courses starting in January 2021 at Lews Castle College UHI

We have a wide range of courses available throughout the year whether you are looking to begin your career in construction and engineering or to develop you training and skills further with a short course.

If you are employed in the engineering sector and are looking to upgrade your current qualifications, we offer flexible study options in a range of engineering disciplines including, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics & Energy Engineering. Whether you are employed locally or are working on a rotational basis, you can upgrade your current qualification to HNC or degree level with a tailored package of learning suited to your personal circumstances.

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Creative Learning Opportunities with Lews Castle College in 2021

Make 2021 the year you make a change and do something new with Lewis Castle College UHI’S creative courses. We have a huge variety of creative learning opportunities available for you; whether you want to pick up a new instrument, learn a new skill or simply develop existing talents our expert course leaders can help you achieve your potential.

Turn your ideas into songs local musician Willie Campbell, design and cast a silver piece of jewellery or dive into the Gaelic language through the medium of traditional Gaelic song with our award-winning staff online from South Uist.

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A bheil Gàidhlig agad? January 2021 Gaelic Courses at Lews Castle College UHI

Whether you are taking your first step in learning Gaelic, a native speaker, looking to develop your conversational skills or learn more about the Gaelic language and culture, we have a course for you.

As well as a range of Gaelic language classes we have short courses which explore Gaelic culture and heritage. Our Gaelic Placenames evening class explores the different languages used to describe our landscape, and what they tell us about history as well as geography.

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Don’t wait Until September to start your degree

We have a wide range of full and part time degrees and post graduate courses starting in January 2021.

If this is your first time studying at university level, or you've been away from study for some time, we have a range of exciting undergraduate courses to choose from, many of which are directly linked to industry and business, giving you the best chance of a great career.

We also offer post graduate course for those wishing to specialise further including Healthcare Management, Pedagogy and Teaching qualifications.

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