Fife College offers free training to tradespeople impacted by pandemic

Fife College is offering free training to tradespeople in the energy, engineering and construction sectors whose jobs have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Friday, 19th March 2021, 11:54 am

A series of fully-funded training courses are now available to individuals aged over 25 who are either facing redundancy or who have been made redundant since March last year when the pandemic began.

Jan Thomson, director of business development, said: “We’re thrilled to be able to offer a helping hand to tradespeople in the region who have been affected by the pandemic.

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Fife College engineering student.

“We know that this has been an incredibly tough time for people across Fife, with many individuals having been made redundant or facing redundancy as result of the economic downturn.

“These courses however provide an excellent opportunity for already skilled tradesmen and women to retrain in renewable technology installation and maintenance.

“The renewable industry is growing in Scotland and offers great employment prospects for those who have the required skills and knowledge.”

For more information, please contact Fife College by calling 0344 248 0132 or email [email protected]

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