Training Resources (Contacts) for Workforce Development

The following contacts are offered as a starting point for organising your workforce development training. They are not endorsed or recommended by Learning Link Scotland; we have simply compiled the list from our own contacts to share with the sector. 

There are a few examples of courses provided by each of the contacts, however each offer a wider range of training. Either check out the training on offer through the websites or by email. The majority will also provide bespoke training for your own organisation. 

Digital Skills Education (Scotland based) 

  • Staying Safe and Secure 
  • Using Social Media Professionally 
  • Digital Wellbeing 


Third Sector Lab, free digital skills training for third sector. The Alliance, Venlaw Building 

349 Bath St, Glasgow, G2 4AA  

349 Bath St, Glasgow, G2 4AA  


Civicos Training & Communications, Robertson House, 152 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 4TB     Tel: 077415 652 522 and 0141 353 5644. 

Training includes:  

  • Managing difficult situations 
  • Health and Safety 
  • Effective Support and Supervision of staff 
  • IT package training 
  • Speaking in public 
  • Safeguarding 


 Third Sector Human Rights and Equalities,  

  • A Human Rights and Equalities First Approach in Practice 
  • Volunteering 
  • Applying a Human Rights and Equalities Approach Workshop 
  • A Human Rights and Equalities First Approach: The Basics   
  • Governance  
  • Funding and Fundraising 
  • Equalities and Human Rights in the Digital Space

Find out more on our Courses pages on the website. 


Scottish Refugee Council 

  • Introduction to Refugees: asylum and resettlement 
  • Introduction to supporting refugee integration 
  • Introduction to supporting refugee integration  


LGBT Youth 

  • LGBT Awareness Training  


ENABLE Scotland, Email: 

  • Disability Awareness training 


Disability Information Scotland 

  • Accessibility Awareness ( Digital Information) online £9.99 
  • Accessibility Awareness ( Digital Information) online £9.99  


Values into Action Scotland (Learning disabilities) Tel: 0141 212 3395 

Hillington Business Centre, 15-17 Nasmyth Road South, Glasgow G52 4RE 


  • Learning disabilities awareness 
  • Autism awareness 
  • Easy Read 



  • Disability Equality Awareness training 
  • Diversity training 
  • Disability Etiquette 
  • Disability Confidence 


Diversity Scotland, (Tony McCaffery, Founder) 0141 471 4502  Email:  

Clockwise at Savoy Tower, 77 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G2 3BZ 

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Essentials 
  • Anti-Racism 
  • LGBTQ+ and Intersectionality 
  • Neurodiversity in the Workplace 
  • Inclusive Hiring Principles 
  • Conscious Inclusion for Leaders 
  • Conscious Inclusion for Recruiters 
  • Client-led bespoke modules 



Half day training £300 5-15 people     Full day training £600 5 –15 people 

  • Community Engagement 
  • Health issues in the community – Tutor training 
  • Facilitation  


Visibility Scotland 

  • Introduction to visual impairment and Inclusive communications, £110 per person 
  • Visual impairment awareness, £150 per person 
  • Visual impairment awareness, £150 per person  


Deaf Action , 49 Albany Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3QY. Email: Tel: 0131 556 3128. WhatsApp: 07775620757 

  • British Sign Language 
  • Digital Skills 
  • Deaf Awareness 
  • Lip Reading 


Dyslexia Scotland, 1st Floor, Cameron House, Forthside Way, Stirling FK8 1QZ 

Main office: 01786 446650       Email: 

  • Dyslexia training 
  • Can provide bespoke training – contact for more info  

Costs for up to 25 people: 

  • 1 hour online £250  
  • 2.5 hours online £350 
  • Full day £600 (in person only) 


EVOC, Gorgie City Farm, 51 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh EH11 2NB Tel 0131 555 9100   Email: Farm, 
A broad range of course for third sector around Edinburgh area. Discount on costs for members.  


SCVO, email or call 0800 169 0022 

A broad range of course for third sector across Scotland, including digital skills 


The Lasting Difference,  


Duncan Wallace Associates : 

  • Coaching 1:1 and for teams 
  • Organisational development 
  • Leadership development programmes 
  • PlacesWork – training for hybrid working, Tel 07786050893 Email 


Holyrood Events 


Generations Working Together, 3rd Floor, Brunswick House, 51 Wilson Street, Glasgow 
G1 1UZ  Tel: 0141 559 5024  Email:  

Training on intergenerational work, online and in person 

  • What is intergenerational work? 
  • Overcoming ageism 
  • Overcoming ageism   


Evaluation Scotland ,  Thorn House 
5 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PR   Tel:0131 243 2770 

Workshops on all elements of evaluation. 


Talk Action, 

General & training enquires Haze on

 0203 488 7010

Workshops on all kinds of CLD based training, bespoke courses availanle too.


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