People & skills

Around 50,000 people work in the retail sector in Glasgow (Scottish Annual Business Statistics, 2016). In order to fill the constant need for retail employees, Glasgow’s college’s offer a number of courses to support this sector:

City of Glasgow College

  • Display design for retail
  • Events
  • Fashion and retail
  • Hospitality Junior Academy
  • Hospitality management
  • Retail management
  • Travel and tourism

Glasgow Kelvin College

  • Events management
  • Fashion, Design & Production
  • Fashion, Design & Production with Retail
  • Fashion, Design & Manufacture
  • Hospitality

Glasgow Clyde College

  • Event management
  • Fashion and textiles
  • Hospitality and catering
  • Travel and tourism

It’s the people who work in Glasgow’s vibrant tourism, leisure, retail and hospitality sector who are key to the city’s future as a world-class visitor and retail destination. The Glasgow Welcomes initiative aims to help businesses and teams deliver the ‘wow’ factor to customers through training and development opportunities for all levels. It was developed in partnership with local businesses to enhance the experience of all visitors to Glasgow and create a city acclaimed for its high level of service excellence.

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