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Get free training on My World of Work

Support provided by Skills Development Scotland

What does this involve?

My World of Work is Scotland’s career information and advice website. It’s brought to you by Skills Development Scotland (SDS) – the national skills agency. 
It’s packed full of features that can support you and your employees, including one of the biggest course searches in Scotland. Your employees will also benefit from the Skills Discovery – it'll help them understand where their strengths lie and could prove useful for their development plans.

How it can help employers

You'll want to equip your employees with the right tools for the job. Yet, high quality training can be time-consuming to find. 
That’s where My World of Work can help. Whether you want your employees to build on their skills or develop new ones, the course search can help you and your employees pinpoint the right one. 
You’ll find a vast range of courses, delivered by some of the world’s leading learning providers. There is a mixture of free and paid courses. 
Your employees could also get up to £200 towards the cost of a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA). They can use this to build skills for a certain role or get some fresh training to take their career, and your business, to the next level.

Am I eligible?

These courses are open to anyone living in Scotland who wants to upskill or understand their job role better.

Are you an employer? The My World of Work Learning Portal is packed with courses and funding you can use to give your staff training. 
There are some additional eligibility requirements around Individual Training Account (ITA) funding. You can find more information on the ITA page, external link which will open in a new windowopens in a new window on the My World of Work website.

What does this cost?

Some courses are free, some are paid for and others are eligible for financial assistance. For example, your employees could get up to £200 towards the cost of a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA).

Who is this for?

Anyone who would like to develop their existing skills or learn new ones, and employers who would like to provide training for employees.


How long does this take?

There is a variety of learning options available. These range from bite-size training modules to degree-level courses.

Next steps

Visit the free online course search on the My World of Work website to see what’s available.  

Support provided by Skills Development Scotland