Green Skills at West College Scotland

West College Scotland has set a net zero target by 2040, 5 years ahead of the Scottish Government target. We are committed to becoming one of the most sustainable colleges in Scotland and we are keen to help other organisations and individuals to reach their strategic sustainable goals.

We will show leadership in demonstrating and promoting all forms of environmental, social, and economic sustainability at a local, regional, and national level. We annually audit our curriculum against the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our sector leading range of Green Skills courses offer you the opportunity to equip yourself, your employees and our wider communities with expertise and life skills which are essential to tackling climate change.


Level 2 Certificate in in Understanding Environmental Sustainability 

City & Guilds Electric Vehicle Charging 

Level 2 Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Operation & Maintenance 

BPEC Solar Thermal Systems 

BPEC Ground & Air Source Heat Pumps 

BPEC Awareness of Environmental Technical Systems 


Courses also available (subject to demand):

SMART Control Systems

External Wall Insulation

Battery Storage

Solar Photovoltaic

Domestic Energy Advisor

PAS 20/35 (under development)


Courses for 2023-24 - Coming soon!