Short courses

We deliver high-impact, quality-assured learning and development to thousands of learners every year.

Our changing world creates new demands across all sectors, making it essential to keep developing your skills and understanding of current issues.

Attending one of our short courses will ensure you develop your personal and professional skills. It will provide the fundamental skills you need to help you climb the career ladder. Our provisions cover a wide range of skills and industries and will support you to upskill, reskill and contribute to your continuing professional development (CPD).

We are proud holders of Scottish Funding Council Upskilling funding which means that in some cases, we can offer fully funded places on our courses. The fees are paid by the Scottish Funding Council, and therefore participation is free for the learner. Places for these will be filled on a first come first served basis. 

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Cyber Incident Response Plan (CIRP)

Learn to identify different types of cyber threats and the severity of the threats.

Cyber Risk Assessment

Learn about the different forms of cyber threats from real-life case studies

Introduction to Splunk

This introduction to Splunk will include real-world practical examples of security analytics, and how visualisation can be used to enhance the reporting process.

Introduction to Splunk and Machine Learning

Learn a range of methods used within machine learning and how they are applied to cybersecurity. Interpret metrics of machine learing and focus on the quality of models derived.

Introduction to Permissioned Blockchains

At the end of this course, attendees will have a basic understanding of Blockchain technology, how distributed ledgers work, and what Hyperledger Fabric is.

Introduction to Blockchain and Smart Contracts

Learn to write a smart contract and create your Blockchain network.

Python and Cryptography Masterclass (Symmetric Key and Hashing)

This course will provide a masterclass in the implementation of a range of symmetric key and hashing methods using Python.

Open-Source Intelligence

Learn a basic understanding of how to collect information from the public domain that you did not even know existed.

Python and Cryptography Masterclass (Public Key Encryption, Digital Signatures and Key Exchange)

This course will provide a masterclass in the implementation of a range of key exchange and public-key encryption methods using Python.

Cyber & Data

Develop knowledge in the foundation elements of Cybersecurity, Data Science, and more.

Data driven decision making

Develop your understanding of the business context, meaning and impact of data in your organisation. Fully funded places available.

We’ve built our programme around courses that are directly connected to the current needs of industry, and the skills we know are highly valued by employers.