Nigg Skills Academy

Latest News from NSA

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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Partnership agreement to deliver engineering skills


A new three-year partnership agreement between North Highland College UHI and Nigg Skills Academy has been signed to deliver engineering skills and qualifications to the Ross-Shire area at their academy in Nigg. Nigg Skills Academy works with...

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Kenny and Ally gain SQA Assessor qualifications


Congratulations to our Fabrication Instructor, Kenny Mackinnon and Technician, Ally Kennedy for passing their SQA Assessor Awards recently. This adds to the three Assessors working within the academy and greater depth to their portfolio of...

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