Manufacturing Skills Academy

Through our Manufacturing Skills Academy, we are transforming the workforce of today and tomorrow.

The Manufacturing Skills Academy, set to be housed in the flagship National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility, offers advanced manufacturing training and development opportunities for individuals at all levels of their career.

But, you don’t need to wait until the building is open, the transformation has already begun with a number of upskilling opportunities available for the manufacturing and engineering community.

AFRC worker on a machine


NMIS graduate training - for individuals and companies

Exciting new graduate training opportunities for individuals and companies, funded by the Scottish Funding Council.

Learn more and apply with the National Transition Training Fund project

Increasing inclusivity in manufacturing

A programme of activity designed to encourage an equal, diverse and inclusive workforce across the manufacturing industry.



The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland’s CPD programme of courses will give you and your colleagues the skills and knowledge to tackle and embrace the concept while also realising the tangible benefits.

NMIS Doctorate Centre in Advanced Manufacturing

Equipping future engineers with the skills, knowledge, and experience to tackle the evolution of advanced manufacturing.

NMIS Internships 2023

Gain invaluable experience and enhance your technical expertise with our summer intern programme. 

Free support for Scottish manufacturers

Helping to future-proof businesses in manufacturing. 

Foundation apprenticeship in digital manufacturing

A new range of partnerships is giving school pupils in Renfrewshire the opportunity to get ready for the world of a work while obtaining a qualification equivalent to a Higher.