• Job Vacancy – Remit Group – Development Coach (Assessor)

    Job Vacancy – Remit Group – Development Coach (Assessor)

    Job Vacancy – Remit Group is looking for a Development Coach (Assessor) for Retail/Management in Scotland Click the link below for a full job description. https://www.remit.co.uk/development-coach-assessor-retail-management-scotland/
  • Defining an Apprenticeship Consultation

    Defining an Apprenticeship Consultation

    More than 250 responses were received for the recent Defining an Apprenticeship consultation undertaken by the Scottish Apprenticeship Advisory Board (SAAB). Around 11% of responses were received from Independent Training Providers and 6% from Colleges. The consultation sought views...
  • Review of Management Apprenticeships

    Review of Management Apprenticeships

    Management MAs are currently being reviewed – and STF members are invited to respond to the Online Consultation . Key changes relate to the core skills. For the Level 3 (SCQF 7) Framework, core skills in ICT and Numeracy...
  • Equalities Workshops for Training Providers

    Equalities Workshops for Training Providers

    Skills Development Scotland is teaming up with equality groups on a series of apprenticeship workshops for training providers. The sessions aim to help providers to recruit and support apprentices from underrepresented groups. Click here for more details.
  • MA and EF performance data published

    MA and EF performance data published

    Skills Development Scotland has published performance data for contractors delivering the MA and EF programmes on its main web site. Members who registered with PCS for the recent MA and EF tenders will already be familiar with the documents....
  • Mixed response to new MA funding rates

    Mixed response to new MA funding rates

    STF members have given a mixed response to the 2018-19 MA Contribution Rates published by Skills Development Scotland (SDS). MA Contribution Rates 2018-19 (16-24) (PDF) MA Contribution Rates 2018-19 (25 plus) PDF Increases in rates for Management, Social Services...
  • Increase in Hospitality Core Skills levels

    Increase in Hospitality Core Skills levels

    Core Skills levels in two Hospitality Modern Apprenticeships have been increased following the approval of new Frameworks by MAG (Modern Apprenticeship Group). In the SCQF Level 5 Framework, Communication and Numeracy have risen from 3 to 4; in the...
  • SQA/STF Forum

    SQA/STF Forum

    The next meeting of the SQA/STF Forum will be held on Tuesday 6 February 2018. All STF members are welcome to join this forum. Click here for meeting details. Document from previous meetings are available in the Member Section...
  • SCQF Conference 2018

    SCQF Conference 2018

    Limited places are still available for the SCQF Conference 2018, Linking the Learning Journey, taking place on 22 February 2018 at the Glasgow Radisson Blu. Click here for final Programme (PDF) The event will showcase all aspects of the...
  • SCoD Annual Conference

    SCoD Annual Conference

    The Scottish Council on Deafness annual conference will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, 36 Cambridge Street, Glasgow, on Thursday 8 March 2018. Speakers include Dr Linda De Caestecker, Director for Public Health, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde...