Upcoming Courses

If you would like further information on any of the courses below or would like to book a place, please contact our Business Solutions Team.

Phone: 0300 303 0303 or email: businessdevelopment@ayrshire.ac.uk

ASSESSOR/VERIFIER TRAINING

TITLE

LOCATION 

STUDY MODE 

DATE

COST

Assessor LD9

Ayr

Evening

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£650

Assessor LD11

Work based

Work based

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£650

Assessor + Verifier

Work based

Work based

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£1175

BUSINESS AND IT

TITLE

LOCATION 

STUDY MODE 

DATE

COST

Belbin Team Analysis - Team Roles

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£100

Budgeting and Forecasting

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

Chairing a Meeting

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

Critical Thinking for Decision Makers

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

Digital Skills

Kilmarnock

Evenings x 12

30-Jan-2018

£225

Digital Skills

Ayr

Evenings x 12

02-Feb-2018

£225

Digital Technologies for Business

Ayr

Evenings x 12

30-Jan-2018

£250

Developing a Customer Service Plan

Kilmarnock

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

Evaluating Your Customer Service

Kilwinning

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

Introduction to Graphic Design

Ayr

Evenings x 10

16-Jan-2018

£200

Introduction to SharePoint

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

LinkedIn - Building Your Business Network

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

Microsoft Access Intermediate

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

Microsoft Access Advanced

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

Microsoft Excel Intermediate

Ayr

1 Day

05-Feb-2018

£80

Microsoft Excel Advanced

Ayr

1 Day

09-Feb-2018

£80

Microsoft Onenote

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

Microsoft Outlook Improving Productivity

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

Microsoft PowerPoint

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

Microsoft Project

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

Microsoft Publisher

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

Microsoft Word Intermediate

Ayr

1 Day

12-Mar-2018

£80

Microsoft Word Advanced

Ayr

1 Day

16-Mar-2018

£80

Minute Taking

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

PDA Education Support Assistant - Blended

Ayr

Evenings

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£600

PDA in Financial Accounting with SAGE

Ayr

Evenings x 32

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£800

PDA Managing Projects & Business Processes (Level 9)

Ayr

Blended/online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£375

PDA in IT for Business

Kilmarnock

Evenings x 32

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£650

PDA in IT for Business

Ayr

Evenings x 32

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£650

PDA Planning & Implementing Change (Level 9)

Ayr

Blended/online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£380

PDA Leadership (Level 8)

Ayr

Blended/online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£380

PDA Managing Finances (Level 8)

Ayr

Blended/online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£375

PDA Managing Self & Work of Others (Level 7)

Ayr

Blended/online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£375

Professional Boundaries

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£65

Sage Accounting

Ayr

Evening x 12

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£225

Sage Payroll

Ayr

Evening x 10

30-Jan-2018

£200

Social Media Marketing

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

SVQ 2 Business Improvement Techniques

Work based

Blended/online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£1075

SVQ 3 Business Improvement Techniques

Work based

Blended/online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£1250

SVQ 3 Management

Work based

Blended/online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£1250

SVQ 4 Management

Work based

Blended/online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£1525

CONSTRUCTION

TITLE

LOCATION 

STUDY MODE 

DATE

COST

17th Edition Wiring Regulations

Ayr

5 Evenings + exam

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£380

IOSH Managing Safely

Ayr 

3 Days 

06-Mar-2018

£410

IOSH Working Safely

Ayr 

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£160

Portable Appliance Testing (PAT)

Ayr 

1 Day

17-Jan-2018

£160

Portable Appliance Testing (PAT)

Ayr

1 Day

15-Mar-2018 £160

SVQ Level 2 Horticulture

Work place or Kilmarnock

Day release/work based

Please contact Business Solutions Team

Bespoke

CREATIVE

TITLE

LOCATION 

STUDY MODE 

DATE

COST

Advanced Soft Furnishings

Ayr

Evenings

Please contact Business Solutions Team

  £150

Beginners Digital Photography

Ayr

Evenings x 12

01-Feb-2018

£225

Beginners Digital Photography 

Kilwinning

Evenings x 12

01-Feb-2018

£225

Headshots

Ayr

Evening

16-Jan-2018

£125

Creative Textiles

Ayr

Evenings x 10

18-Jan-2018

 £150

Introduction to Curtain Making

Ayr

Evenings

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£45

Introduction to Cushion Making

Ayr

Evenings

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£60

Introduction to Painting

Ayr

Evenings

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£135

Introduction to Print Making

Ayr

Evenings

Please contact Business Development Team

£135

Introduction to Studio Photography

Ayr

Evening x 6 

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£100

Portraiture Skills (Studio Photography)

Ayr

Evenings x 12

06-Mar-2018

£225

Photoshop and Lightroom for Beginners

Ayr

Evenings x 12

20-Feb-2018

£150

Sewing Machine Skills for Beginners

Ayr

Evenings x 5

01-Feb-2018

£100

Soft Furnishings (Beginners)

Ayr

Evenings

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£150

ENGINEERING AND  SCIENCE

TITLE

LOCATION 

STUDY MODE 

DATE

COST

Abrasive Wheels

Work place or Kilmarnock

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£135

Blade Repair Awareness & Inspection

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£225

Composite Awareness

Ayr 

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£225

Composite Practical Skills

Ayr

4 Days

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£1050

Manual Handling

Ayr/Irvine/Kilwinning/

Kilmarnock

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

Mitsubishi PLC

Ayr 

5 Days

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£850

SVQ 2 Aeronautical & Repair Awareness

Work based

Work based

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£2290

SVQ 3 Fabrication & Welding

Work based

Work based

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£2160

FIRST AID AND HEALTH AND SAFETY

TITLE

LOCATION 

STUDY MODE 

DATE

COST

Emergency First Aid

Ayr

1 Day 22-Jan-2018 £80

BIIAB Health and Safety Award Level 1

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£65

First Aid at Work

Ayr

3 Days

22-Jan-2018

£240

FOOD AND DRINK, HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

TITLE

LOCATION 

STUDY MODE 

DATE

COST

Barista Skills (City & Guilds)

Kilmarnock

Evening x 8

25-Jan-2018

£200

Bespoke Masterclasses Whisky, Chocolate, Bread, Wine

Ayr/Irvine/Kilmarnock/

Kilwinning

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

BIIAB Award in Alcohol Awareness Level 1

Irvine

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

BIIAB Beer & Cellar Quality

Irvine

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

BIIAB Health & Safety Award Level 1 (Hospitality)

Ayr/Irvine

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£65

BIIAB Personal Licence Holder

Kilwinning

1 Day

29-Jan-2018

£135

BIIAB Personal Licence Holder

Kilmarnock 1 Day 12-Mar-2018 £135

BIIAB Personal Licence Holder

Ayr 1 Day 23-Apr-2018 £135

BIIAB Personal Licence Holder Refresher

Kilwinning

1/2 Day

29-Jan-2018

£65

BIIAB Personal Licence Holder Refresher

Kilmarnock

1/2 Day

12-Mar-2018

£65

 BIIAB Personal Licence Holder Refresher

Ayr 1/2 Day 23-Apr-2018 £65

BIIAB Wine Service Award Level 1

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£135

Calorie Conscious Cooking

Ayr

Evening x 6

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£90

Cocktails and Canapes

Ayr

Evening x 3

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£45

Festive Foods

Ayr

Evening x 4

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£60

Gastronomy Creative Kitchen Chemistry

Ayr

Evening x 6

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£90

Cake Decorating Intermediate 2

Ayr

Evening x 12

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£200

Introduction to Pastillage

Ayr

Evening x 6

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£90

Introduction to Pastry

Ayr

Evening x 4

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£60

Introduction to Scottish Confectionery

Kilmarnock

Evening x 3

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£45

Introduction to Spanish Cooking

Kilmarnock

Evening x 4

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£60

Introduction to Sugar Craft (Hot Sugar)

Ayr

Evening x 6

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£90

Introduction to Thai Cooking

Ayr

Evening x 4

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£60

Introduction to Whisky

Ayr

Evening x 4

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£60 

Kitchen Knife Skills

Ayr

Evening x 1

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£25

Lets Bake

Ayr

Evenings x 5

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£75

Pastillage Masterclass

Ayr

Evening x 6

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£90

REHIS Allergy Awareness

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£45

REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene

Ayr

1 Day

26-Jan-2018

£65

REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene

Ayr

1 Day

18-Jun-2018

£65

REHIS Intermediate Food Hygiene

Kilmarnock

1 Day

19-Feb-2018

£295

REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Refresher

Irvine

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£45

Scottish Confectionary

Ayr

Evening x 4

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£45

Summer Cocktails/Mocktails

Ayr

Evening x 1

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£60

Supper Club - Cooking for your Guests

Ayr

Evening x 6

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£60

Taxi Driver's Training

Ayr

1 Day

20-Feb-2018

£135

Taxi Driver's Training

Ayr 1 Day 22-May-2018 £135

Young Chefs Club

Ayr

Evening x 6

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£60

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

TITLE

LOCATION 

STUDY MODE 

DATE

COST

BIIAB Health and Safety Award Level 1

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£65

Medical Terminology - 1 day course

Ayr

1 Day

15-Mar-2018

£100

Moving & Handling of Children Awareness

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

Moving & Handling of People Awareness

Ayr

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£80

Nutrition for the Elderly

Ayr

2 Days

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£160

PDA Dementia

Work based

Blended/Online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£380

PDA Personalisation

Work based

Blended/Online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£380

PDA Supervision

Work based

Blended/Online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£380

PDA Administration of Medication

Work based

Blended/Online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£380

SVQ 2 Children & Young People

Work based

Blended/Online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£1075

SVQ 2 Social Services & Health Care

Work based

Blended/Online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£1075

SVQ 3 Children & Young People

Work based

Blended/Online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£1250

SVQ 3 Social Services & Health Care

Work based

Blended/Online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

1250

SVQ 4 Children & Young People

Work based

Blended/Online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£1525

SVQ 4 Social Services & Health Care

Work based

Blended/Online

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£1525

MOTOR VEHICLE

TITLE

LOCATION 

STUDY MODE 

DATE

COST

SVQ 3 Motor Vehicle Engineering

Work based

Work based

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£1960

PLUMBING AND GAS    

 

 

 

 

TITLE

LOCATION 

STUDY MODE 

DATE

COST

ACS CEN Central Heating

Ayr

Bespoke

Please contact Business Solutions Team

Bespoke

ACS CKR1 Cookers

Ayr

Bespoke

Please contact Business Solutions Team

Bespoke

ACS DAH1 Warm Air Units

Ayr

Bespoke

Please contact Business Solutions Team

Bespoke

ACS HTR1 Fires

Ayr

Bespoke

Please contact Business Solutions Team

Bespoke

ACS Met1 Meters

Ayr

Bespoke

Please contact Business Solutions Team

Bespoke

CCN

Ayr

5 Days

19-Jan-2018

£985

CCN

Ayr

5 Days

16-Feb-2018

£985

CCN

Ayr

5 Days

16-Mar-2018

 £985

Domestic Solar Hot Water

Ayr

Bespoke

Please contact Business Solutions Team

Bespoke

Electricity for Plumbers

Ayr

Bespoke

Please contact Business Solutions Team

Bespoke

Energy Efficiency

Ayr

Bespoke

Please contact Business Solutions Team

Bespoke

Homes/Leisure Activity Vehicle/Boats

Ayr

Bespoke

Please contact Business Solutions Team

Bespoke

Industrial Commercial (Core+Appliance Testing & Purging)

Ayr

Bespoke

Please contact Business Solutions Team

Bespoke

LPG

Ayr 

1 Day

Please contact Business Solutions Team

£275

Renewable Awareness

Ayr

Bespoke

Please contact Business Solutions Team

Bespoke

Unvented Hot Water Systems

Ayr

Bespoke

Please contact Business Solutions Team

Bespoke

Water Bylaw

Ayr

Bespoke

Please contact Business Solutions Team

Bespoke