• Glasgow Modern Apprentice Awards 2016

    Glasgow Modern Apprentice Awards 2016

    The search is on for the Trades House of Glasgow Modern Apprentice 2016! And the winner will be announced at a ceremony on 3 March 2016, during Scottish Apprenticeship Week. Applications are now welcome from apprentices in Glasgow, East...
  • Free workshops for SCQF Employer Toolkit

    Free workshops for SCQF Employer Toolkit

    Two free workshops aimed at promoting the SCQF Employer’s Toolkit will be held in Dundee next month. The Toolkit supports an improved method of writing, producing and understanding Job and Person Specifications. The first workshop is a general introduction...
  • Launch of Equalities Action Plan for MAs

    Launch of Equalities Action Plan for MAs

    Skills Development Scotland (SDS) has launched its Equalities Action Plan for Modern Apprenticeships in Scotland. The five-year plan sets out action SDS and partner organisations will take to address the low numbers of young people from ethnic minority backgrounds,...
  • Increased funding for IIYP

    Increased funding for IIYP

    There is now an even greater reason to use Investors in Young People accreditation and advice. The Scottish Government has increased the funding available to employers of up to 250 people to a maximum of 100% – this is...
  • MA candidate validation

    MA candidate validation

    Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is set to introduce a new process for independently checking that candidates are registered on MA Frameworks. The details of the new process have still to be confirmed, but at this stage the intention is...