Rural Academy

The Rural Academy is now running in South Lanarkshire from our office at 2 Hope Street, Lanark, ML11 7LZ.

We welcome applications and enquiries from everyone who is looking to get back into employment and needs a helping hand.

Whatever your circumstances and whatever level of support you need, you’ll be advised on the best way for you to gain new skills, qualifications and experience, to maximise your chances of getting a job / starting your career in  your preferred work sector.

What’s on Offer?

Our friendly staff can offer you:

  1. Advice and Support to identify your training needs
  2. Employability Skills including CV writing, interview skills, expectations in the workplace
  3. Reimbursement of travel expenses if you need to travel to Lanark to work with our team
  4. Work Placements to help you gain practical skills in a live workplace environment, add experience to your CV and give you a chance to showcase your work skills

For further information on the Rural Academy, please call 07813367422 or fill out a contact form here: Contact us


Kayleigh Connolly Successfully completed the 24 week Educational Support Assistant course with the Rural Academy.

Read Kayleigh’s story here.