Business and Consultancy

UHI Shetland offers a wide range of consultancy services and training to business both in and beyond Shetland.

We can offer a wide range of marine consultancy services, from desk based reviews, to practical survey.  We also have a range of facilities (vessels, laboratory and marine hatchery) and equipment which are available for commercial hire.  As an active partner in the University of the Highlands and Islands we can also provide a wide range of multi and interdisciplinary services. Our staff are experienced in project management and the delivery of high quality outputs.

Our upgraded Maritime Bridge Simulator caters to the evolving needs of the maritime industry. By offering tailored training in these areas, UHI Shetland aims to bridge the skill gap and reinforce the capabilities of seafarers, ensuring they are equipped to meet the demands of the sector. 

Staff development is catered for by a range of professionally accredited training and development courses for organisations. This ranges from training courses to individual workshops to short training courses. These courses are available for both individuals and company sponsored employee.

We can work with employers to identify your training needs, enabling you to tackle potential skills shortages and support new or existing employees to develop. We provide advice and support if you're looking to take on an apprentice.

We are also happy to develop customised courses that are designed to meet specific needs within your workplace. Please get in touch with to discuss your requirements.