Moray Pathways Employability Training


Funded by European Social Fund (ESF)

UHI Moray has a significant involvement in helping unemployed people to return to the world of work by linking individuals to employers, volunteering opportunities, and further education.

Our dedicated Employability Team is here to support you and your goals. Meet the team

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We can offer:

  • Individual and tailored training packages in any employment sector, designed to support and realise potential
  • Help to match skills and interests to the workplace
  • 1:1 support to explore work and volunteering possibilities
  • Work tasters
  • Help with CV’s and interview techniques
  • Industry recognised certification
  • Work placements
  • The chance to learn work-based skills
  • Skills training in: Communication, Problem Solving, Teamworking and Leadership
  • Help with filling in applications, interview skills and time management
  • Help to find the right job
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Upcoming courses and events

Upcoming courses and events

We run various courses throughout the year based on client and industry requirements.

Life skills to pay the bills - Dufftown

During this 1-day course we will focus on managing your money and food budgeting, coping with life post Covid and tools to help with building confidence, communication and decision making. We will also signpost the range of local agencies available to support you.

  • Date: Tuesday 14th February 2023
  • Location: Dufftown Community Centre (Church Street, Dufftown, AB55 4AR)
  • Time: 10am-1.30pm
  • Tea, coffee and lunch provided
  • Sign-up or more info: email
  • Criteria: Anyone can join us, if they are eligible and would like further support, we can help via ESF funding.

Construction (ESF sector-based work academy) Information Session

This 2-week intense course will allow you to gain accredited qualifications including your CSCS Health and Safety Green Card, Manual Handling, Emergency First Aid and Vehicle Banksman. We will also support you to update your CV and prepare you for an interview with a construction company.

  • Start date: 9.30am Monday 30th January – Friday 10th February
  • Potential work placement (1-2 weeks) on successful completion of the course
  • ESF Criteria (16+, unemployed and 2 barriers to employment)
  • Course taking place at UHI Moray, Moray St Campus, Elgin
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Sectors and qualifications

Sectors and qualifications

We work in most sectors including:

  • Hospitality
  • Construction
  • Horticulture
  • Retail
  • Sports and Leisure
  • Manufacturing
  • Creative Industries
  • Childcare/Education
  • Social Services

Gain industry recognised qualifications such as:

  • First Aid
  • CSCS
  • REHIS Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Customer Service
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Support for Organisations

Support for Organisations

Do you work with anyone who would benefit from help in finding a vocation or training that matches their interests and abilities?

We equip participants with the skills they need to succeed and thrive.  They will gain a range of soft skills needed to succeed together with volunteering and workplace opportunities, accredited certification and further learning opportunities. They will improve their confidence, gain communication and team working skills while expanding their knowledge and understanding of the opportunities that are available.

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Support for unemployed individuals

Support for unemployed individuals

If you are unsure of what you want to do, thinking about college, or looking for help and advice for getting into the job market then we can offer you 1-to-1 support and tailored training packages in any employment sector to help find the right job for you to match your skills and interests. You will gain recognised certification and training along with all the skills you need to succeed and thrive.


"All the help that I have received from this programme has been magic. I did need the help and once I realised this, there was no question in accepting it."

Read more about Samuel's experience

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Contact us

For further information please contact:

We deliver this program as part of the Moray Pathways Training funded by European Social Fund (ESF).

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