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Fully Funded Employer Training

Posted: 14th February 2022

Information Event

Date: Thursday 24 February 2022, 8.30am – 10am
Venue: Edinburgh College, Sighthill Campus or Online (via Microsoft Teams)

We are hosting a face-to-face and virtual information event to highlight the fully funded training opportunities available to businesses through Edinburgh College and the Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF).

Event Details

During the event, delegates will learn about the fund from our Business Development Advisors, as well as hear from Tracey Bork, Head of People at Lothian Buses, about her experience of applying for training with Edinburgh College. Our expert lecturers will also discuss the range of subjects available to delegates’ businesses and employees.

If you cannot attend in person, we will be live streaming the presentations and interview taking place during the event via Microsoft Teams. A link for the live stream and joining instructions will be available soon after registering for our event. Online delegates will have the opportunity to ask questions through a Q&A function within Teams.

If you are attending our event in person on campus, we encourage to take a lateral flow COVID-19 test before the event.

See full event details here:

Time Activity
8.10am Network, coffee and morning roll. 
8.30am Introduction to the College, training opportunities and funding options.
8.50am Interview with Tracey Bork, Head of People at Lothian Buses, about the client’s experience of accessing the fund through Edinburgh College.
9.05am A presentation from Edinburgh College and the Training Development Team about our professional training courses and management soft skills (CMI, CIPD, ILM, bespoke). 
9.15am A talk on ‘Adapting to new working conditions during the pandemic’ from John Chalmers – L&D Manager at Business Stream.
9.35am Networking opportunity.
9.50am Round-up and close.

Book now

Please book your place on our booking form.
Further details on arriving at the campus or joining online will be sent to your email following your booking.

Book your place here:

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