Business, Enterprise, Solutions & Training

Business, Enterprise, Solutions & Training

What is BEST?

Business, Enterprise, Solutions & Training, with its aim of “doing the BEST for your business” works with businesses to identify and deliver a comprehensive range of business training - from First Aid to Chainsaws, Food Hygiene to Day Skipper.

The BEST team liaises with employers to source the most appropriate training, when and where needed, which will increase staff skills and expertise.

Who is BEST for?

BEST delivers training solutions for businesses and organisations, large and small, covering all sectors across the West Highlands.

We are committed to helping all local businesses find the right training for your employees and accreditation for your companies.

Where do BEST Courses run?

Training courses will be delivered as locally as possible, using where possible the college’s network of 10 centres. This ensures high quality training can be accessed by delegates without having to travel to Inverness, Glasgow, Edinburgh or further afield.

Need more information?

Please call us on 01397 874874 for further information.


Businesses can now access up to £10,000 worth of funded training through the Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF) to up-skill and re-skill their workforce.

The FWDF is available to any business which currently pays into the UK Apprenticeship Levy (businesses with a payroll in excess of £3 million).

Businesses are invited to bid for funding through Colleges and the West Highland College UHI's  BEST team is ready to conduct an analysis of your training needs and submit a bid on your behalf.

Whatever your business, there’s a course to meet your needs.

The University of the Highlands and Islands has £890,000 of funding up for grabs! It’s first come, first served, so make sure you get in quick. The deadline has been extended and bids must now be submitted by 28th February 2018.

Contact Roddy MacPhee on  01397 874263 for more information.

and read more about how the Flexible Workforce Development Fund can help your business here...

Further information here.