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training and development 

15 April 2021

Discounts and funding

Publishing Scotland Members

MEMBERS pay only £200+VAT for full-day courses (£150+VAT for online courses).



NON-MEMBERS pay only £280+VAT for full-day courses (£200+VAT for online courses).


Discounts for CIEP and BookMachine members

CIEP members can attend any of our editorial courses at the same rate as Publishing Scotland members. For other courses such as Writing Digital Content, contact our Training and Information Manager Joan Lyle.

BookMachine members can get 25% discount on any of our 2020 courses using the discount code (contact BookMachine for the code).


In-house courses

For more than three delegates from one organisation, you may wish to consider an in-house course: contact our Training and Information Manager Joan Lyle.



Some funding and other support is available for training in Scotland but our courses are not necessarily eligible. You would have to check with the funder. You may be able to access funds for training through:

The Book Trade Charity

Print Future Awards 

National Transition Training Fund

SDS Individual Training Accounts

No-one left behind employability funding 

For full-time and part-time college and university courses, see Student Awards Agency Scotland