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Harestanes Windfarm Opens

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Scottish Power Renewables’ Harestanes windfarm was officially opened on 1 July 2014. This project was a key driver in the development of two new wind turbine technician courses at Dumfries & Galloway and Ayrshire Colleges. The courses have been developed with funding and support from Scottish Power Renewables and Energy Skills Partnership. News clip

Engineering for the Energy Sector - Vocational Trainers/Lecturers

The Energy Skills Partnership (ESP) are continuing to support capability and capacity building across Scotland’s colleges to ensure colleges have the staff with the skills and expertise both to support learners and respond to the needs of the energy sector.

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Energy Skills Partnership awarded Scottish Green Energy Award

Green Energy Awards 2013

The Energy Skills Partnership are delighted to have been awarded the Contribution to Skills and Training Award at the 2013 Scottish Green Energy Awards in Edinburgh.

 

ESP Team Update

ESP is pleased to announce that John Renwick has joined the team as Project Manager from Fife College. John has 15 years experience within the further education sector and has vast experience in the construction industry. John will be leading on the delivery of a number of projects

Membership Update

The Energy Skills Partnership is delighted to announce that all thirteen college regions in Scotland are now represented on the partnership and would like to welcome new member colleges: Borders College and Orkney College UHI.

Skills Development Scotland launch newsletter for energy sector employers

Skills Development Scotland has launched their new newsletter,‘Energy Skills Now’. This has been produced on behalf of the Energy Skills Action Group in partnership with key partners including the Energy Skills Partnership.

ESP supports Wind Turbine Technician Diploma Programme developed by Ayr College

With the growing number of wind turbines in Ayrshire, Ayr College have developed the Wind Turbine Technician Diploma programme.

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Energy Skills Partnership visits the Shetland Islands

Organised by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), ESP, supported by North Highland College UHI visited the Shetlands to meet with key stakeholders including Shetland College and local employers, Ocean Kinetics to discuss priorities and identify potential activity.

Read more: Energy Skills Partnership visits the Shetland Islands