• MA Contribution Rates Survey

    MA Contribution Rates Survey

    STF members are being encouraged to complete a short questionnaire seeking their views about the recent changes to MA Contribution Rates. The responses will be used to inform future discussions with SDS and Scottish Government. The survey has eight...
  • Delay in CTS registration – Customer Service SVQs

    Delay in CTS registration – Customer Service SVQs

    Members will be aware that the Customer Services SVQs expired on 18/12/2015. Although new SVQs are available, CTS has not been updated to reflect this, meaning providers have been unable to enter any new starts since 18 December 2015....
  • Deaf awareness training for training providers

    Deaf awareness training for training providers

    Skills Development Scotland is running two half day sessions for training providers to develop confidence when supporting hearing impaired individuals in apprenticeships and training. The sessions will be held in Glasgow on 11 March 2016 – and in Edinburgh...
  • Employability Fund – Emergency meeting

    Employability Fund – Emergency meeting

    An emergency meeting for STF members – to discuss the implications of the reduction in Employability Fund places in 2016/2017 – will be held in Glasgow on Friday 19 February 2016. The meeting will be held from 10.00 –...
  • Employability Fund update

    Employability Fund update

    Contracts for Employability Fund places in 2016/2017 are expected to be issued to training providers next week. Notification will be via email. The paperwork for confirming acceptance of contracts has been revised. Accordingly, providers are asked to read the return...
  • Check out what is coming up with STF

    Check out what is coming up with STF

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  • Employability consultation report published

    Employability consultation report published

    Responses to the recent consultation on employability services were overwhelmingly in favour of significant improvements when new powers are devolved in 2017. The publication of responses to Creating a Fairer Scotland: Employability Support follows the announcement by the UK...
  • SCQF Employer Guides & Levelling Tool Workshops

    SCQF Employer Guides & Levelling Tool Workshops

    The final 2 awareness workshops are being held in Prestwick and Glasgow to highlight the benefits of the SCQF Employer Guides and Job Levelling Tool. Dates and details of the workshops are as follows: PRESTWICK: 23 February 2016 Workshop –...