New Website for Train Shetland

We are delighted to welcome Train Shetland to our website. From May 2020 both Vocational Training and Developing Skills have a new digital home.

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Apprentices receiving their awards in November 2019

From May 2020 all information on Vocational Training and Developing Skills will be found here: 

Train Shetland is committed to supporting all of their customers. There are two distinct areas within Train Shetland.

Train Shetland Developing Skills

Short Courses at Train Shetland is a leading provider of workplace training offering a wide range of workforce training in developing people, and health & safety. Train Shetland can develop bespoke training to meet the needs of workplaces, research training provider options and provide advice on training needs and issues. Train Shetland also provide an admin service for training and other events, including bookings, confirmations, reminders, programmes, evaluations, certification and record keeping. They can also provide a venue for exams with an invigilation service.

Train Shetland Vocational Training

Vocational Training manages Modern Apprenticeships across a wide range of companies throughout Shetland. They support a range of applicants; school leavers, students and adults, looking for skills-based employment with training. Train Shetland are currently supporting 162 apprentices. Apprenticeships cover a broad range of frameworks such as social care, construction and business admin.

Please get in touch if you are an employer or are an applicant interested in finding out more regarding apprenticeships.

Any new vacancies will be posted here

Train Shetland hope their new website space is helpful to their customers and students and would like to thank the UHI Webteam for all their hard work. Traffic from will be redirected to the new site and contact methods and numbers remain the same:

Vocational Training: 01595 743743 and

Short Courses: 01595 744744 and  (telephone is not redirected at the moment).