Welcome to our award winning dedicated learning centre

The Academy

Our purpose is to support, challenge and develop our people to be the best they can. We achieve this through offering our people the opportunity to continuously improve through learning and development.

The Academy offers a range of in-house and accredited training programmes, which are designed to give you the skills and knowledge to help you succeed in your retail career.

We want you to enjoy every part of the journey with us here at Scotmid. In this section you can find out more about our accredited training qualifications and partnerships.

  • Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance

    Scotmid is an approved centre for delivery of the Award for Personal Licence Holder (APLH), Scottish Personal Licence Holder (SCPLH) and refresh qualifications with Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance, which is a family-run business, operating on the core values of quality, value, service and integrity.

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  • Upskill People

    Upskill People are our e-learning provider; they deliver tailored training modules to fit our retail business needs. As Upskill People provide online learning to some of the best retailers in the business our people are in good company. Our teams get great skills and that creates effective staff, informed managers and delighted customers. The short, highly interactive courses make learners Stop. Think. Do. That’s what effective learning is all about.

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  • The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland

    Scotmid is an approved training centre for delivery of Elementary Food Hygiene with REHIS, which is an independent registered Scottish charity, dedicated to promoting education and training in all matters relating to environmental health.

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  • Muir Slicer Associates

    We have a long standing partnership with “Muir Slicer Associates” who have recently achieved an Investor in People (IiP) gold award. They have been taking care of all aspects of the retail Modern Apprenticeships at levels 2 & 3 for both our Scotmid and Semichem stores within Scotland.

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  • City & Guilds Approved Centre

    City & Guilds are a leading vocational education and training organisation, providing services to training providers, employers, and trainees across a variety of sectors to meet the needs of today’s workplace. Scotmid is an approved centre for delivery of the Scottish Personal Licence Holder (SCPLH) qualification and refresh qualification with City & Guilds.

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