Become a Member

Joining STF

Acting as the collective voice of its members, STF has become recognised as the main representative body of learning providers in Scotland. STF was established 28 years ago in 1990 and currently has over 140 members. Information about current STF members is available in the Members Directory

Member benefits:

The main benefits of joining STF are as follows:

  • Weekly email updates on Scottish skills and training developments
  • Free monthly workshops on current and new initiatives, such as Individual Training Accounts, Foundation & Graduate Apprenticeships and the Apprenticeships Levy
  • Private and confidential advice and guidance on contractual concerns
  • Feedback from meetings attended by STF on behalf of members, including regular meetings with senior staff at Skills Development Scotland and Scottish Government
  • Discounted rates for the annual STF Conference
  • A free listing on the STF website.

STF Information 

Click on the link below to download the STF Membership Leaflet which includes details about past achievements and future priorities.

 STF Membership Leaflet – May 2018 (PDF)


The cost of annual membership is £370. Membership runs from January to December each year. New members joining part way through the year will receive a proportionate reduction.

Application Form

Click on the links below to download an application form in Word or PDF

STF Membership Application Form 2018 (Word)

STF Membership Application Form 2018 (PDF)

Need more information?

For more information, please contact Liam Priest on email: [email protected]