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NPORS Forklift Training courses prove popular


The academy has another NPORS Forklift training course commencing at the end of this month and anyone interested in becoming NPORS qualified in this sought after discipline should contact the academy for further information. 

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New TIG training facility busy


The academy’s new TIG (tungsten Inert Gas) specialist training facility is proving popular with welders looking to up skill. Senior Instructor, Tommy Macdonald said, “TIG is a different and more difficult welding discipline and us being able to...

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Applications being recieved for the 16 week course commencing on 15 January 2018


NSA is delighted to confirm their popular engineering course in partnership with North Highland College is now open for applications and will commence on Monday 15th January 2018. This course is open to anyone from the ages of 16 years and over the...

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Transport issues addressed as NSA invests in new Minibus


The academy will be taking delivery of a new 17 seat minibus in December to support the needs of students who maybe require transport to Nigg for the completion of their course. Chairman, Alastair Kennedy said, “there is no public transport to...

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NSA commences delivery of NPORS Forklift Courses


Two Forklift NPORS carded courses have now been delivered within NSA in the last two months with a further one being scheduled for the beginning of December. Academy Chairman, Alastair Kennedy said, “these tickets are important to employers...

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NSA becomes an NPORS Licenced Centre


Progress has been made recently in NSA becoming an NPORS Licensed Centre to further address the needs of employers and various industries looking for specific “carded” qualifications. “NPORS is a nationally recognised body where their...

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Frazer McBeth Joins NSA to deliver specialised training


Having our NPORS Licence has been welcomed by employers and has necessitated the need for NSA to take on a well known local Trainer, Frazer McBeath to support the training needs of employers in the Highlands. Frazer commented, “I am delighted to...

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TIG Welding in carbon and stainless steel


NSA now has the ability to train and code people in both carbon and stainless steel and have enlisted the services of Winston ("Winky") Duff to support them. "Winky comes with a huge amount of experience and is well known and one of the best TIG...

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Registration now open for 16 week Engineering course


We are now accepting applications for our National Certificate in Fabrication & Welding & SVQ, level 2 in Performing Engineering Operations in conjunction with North Highland College. This 16 week course commences on Monday 11th September...

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The Academy is looking to help employers get the right people for their business


NSA understands the importance of getting the right people in your workplace with qualifications to support your on-going contract needs. Please take a few minutes to read this information as it just might be the right answer for your business...

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