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Scottish Energy Laboratory

The partnership is working closely with Scottish Enterprise to develop data already captured through the energy training database to populate the Scottish Energy Laboratory (SEL) database which is a useful tool for industry and the positioning of colleges.

Microgeneration Strategy

The ESP welcomed the opportunity recently to contribute to the newly launched Micro-generation Strategy for Scotland by illustrating the colleges’ skills provision in micro-renewables.

New Membership

The ESP is delighted to welcome new members to the partnership – Motherwell College, Cumbernauld College and Reid Kerr College. 

Grow Our Own

Several discussions have taken place with the steering group on a ‘grow our own’ workforce for the energy sector; a proposal is currently being created on how the ESP can develop this idea further.

SQA Qualifications and Frameworks

A qualifications and frameworks workshop took place on Tuesday 22 May 2012 with SQA and the oil & gas and power cluster groups. 

Read more: SQA Qualifications and Frameworks

Energy Training Database

A new training database created by the EU Skills on behalf of Skills Development Scotland has been launched – .

Read more: Energy Training Database

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee Inquiry

Jim Brown on behalf of the ESP attended an evidence session on Wednesday 28 March 2012 for the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee following the inquiry into the achievability of the Scottish Government’s renewable energy targets. 

Read more: Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee Inquiry

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