South Lanarkshire Energy Academy

South Lanarkshire Energy Academy

The South Lanarkshire Energy Academy is an exciting initiative driven by South Lanarkshire Council aimed at developing the capacity of companies working in the construction and energy sectors, with jobs ranging from micro renewable equipment installers, high efficiency / biomass boiler installers, ground preparation operativesto wind turbine blade maintenance operatives.

This initiative, which has been launched in partnership with Skills Development Scotland and South Lanarkshire Council, will fund training courses in the energy and construction sectors delivered by South Lanarkshire and Motherwell colleges to residents of South Lanarkshire.  It will respond to the Government’s ‘Green Deal’ initiative and the Scottish Government’s Climate Change agenda in tackling skills gaps and skills shortages, developing new training courses and matching employment opportunities with local unemployed residents.

South Lanarkshire Council and key partners are keen to harness and drive forward economic growth to support expanding companies in growth sectors and selling to growth markets.

Excellent news for small to medium size businesses, with up to 250 employees,working in the energy and construction sectors