Learn and train

Your guide to training and studying – from college and uni to volunteering, picking the right course, funding and ILAs

Piggy bank

Find out what funding help is available for your studies, including ILA.

Applying for courses

From filling in forms to UCAS personal statements and interviews, get step-by-step advice on your college or uni application.

Learning options

There are lots of ways to learn. Explore your options, including college, university, volunteering, learning on the job and gap years.


Everything you need to know about the types and levels of qualifications in Scotland.

Need some support? Discover how coaching and mentoring could help you reach your career goals.

If you have additional support needs, you might be able to get extra help while you’re studying. We’ve pulled together this quick guide to some of the resources available.