Welcome to Highland & Moray Accredited Training Services Website. HiMATS as it is known is a voluntary led training organisation working throughout Highland and Moray.
HiMATS offers a range of qualifications for staff working with children and families together with more generic qualifications in Management, Team Leading, Learning & Development including the Assessor and Internal Verifier Awards and PC Passport.
HiMATS works closely with Highland Council to deliver Scottish Qualification Awards (SQA) accredited Qualifications in Children’s Care, Learning and Development and Playwork to practitioners who need to meet the registration requirements of the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and with Skills Development Scotland to deliver Skillseekers and Modern Apprenticeships to young school-leavers entering the Childhood Practice Profession.
HiMATS also delivers short courses based around National Units at introductory (for those entering the profession) and Continuing Professional Development (for qualified practitioners) Levels.