Community Learning


We offer a variety of “essential skills” classes which have been designed to improve your self-confidence and provide you with the qualifications you need to progress in education or gain employment. Our skilled lecturers will support you every step of the way. Courses are available to study part-time and flexibly so that you can fit your studies around your personal or work commitments. We also run Learning centres at various locations in Shetland.


• New Directions
• English for Speakers of Other Languages
• Project SEARCH
• Access to Core Skills
• Lifeskills
• Communication
• Numeracy
• Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
• Maths National 4 and 5
• European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
• Advanced European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
• Alternative to Higher English

There is a wide variety of courses available at the learning
centres, ranging from SCQF levels 3 – 8. We have learning
centres in Lerwick, Brae, Mossbank, Unst, Yell and Whalsay.
You have the opportunity to attend courses, study individual
units or PDA group awards, in the following areas:

• Sage Accounting
• iPads and Tablets
• Computing for Beginners and Improvers
• European Computer Driving Licence
• Digital Photography
• Accounting / Business
• Essential skills (Communication, Numeracy and ICT)
• Support for IT, Job Seeking and Learning

Enquire today

Click the contact us button below if you have any questions whether it's about a course, funding or student support and our help full team will get back to you as quick as they can.

Contact us


Join our drop-in session on Wednesday 5th August 11:00 till 13:00

Or phone

Toll Free: +44-20-3478-5289