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  • MA and EF Performance Rates published

    MA and EF Performance Rates published

    Skills Development Scotland has published Provider Outcome Achievement Rates for the MA and EF programmes. Both cover the period 1 April 2015 to 28 October 2016. The documents can be downloaded via the links below. MA Provider Outcome Achievement...
  • FIPS FAQs and PowerPoint Presentation available

    Skills Development Scotland has published an FAQ document dealing with common queries submitted by training providers relating to the new FIPS software. Additionally, the PowerPoint presentation used at the recent STF workshops has been updated with extra information added...
  • Funding Opportunities in VET

    Funding Opportunities in VET

    The European Commission has published two calls for proposals providing EU funding opportunities. 1)    Mobility of apprentices (long duration) In the context of a Pilot Project on long-term mobility for apprentices, supported by the European Parliament, on 25 January...
  • Parliament event marks 15 years of SCQF

    Parliament event marks 15 years of SCQF

    The SCQF is 15 years old and to celebrate this milestone, the SCQF Partnership (SCQFP) hosted an evening reception at the Scottish Parliament for Scottish Ministers, MSPs and stakeholders and supporters of the SCQF this week. The event was...
  • Work Able Scotland programme

    Work Able Scotland programme

    A key part of Scotland’s new employability services has been announced, with a contract being awarded to give people with health conditions the support they need to find work. The £5 million Work Able Scotland programme will support up...
  • ITCA in the news

    Aberdeen-based company ITCA Training has this week seen two pre-apprentices feature in the Press & Journal. Both completed ITCA’s Skills for Engineers course, which aims to equip learners with the required knowledge and experience for work within the engineering industry. Click here to view article...
  • Job Vacancy – Childcare Management Company

    Childcare Management Company is seeking a qualified Assessor to cover a minimum of 10 months’ maternity leave, commencing April 2017. Childcare Management Company – Vacancy – January 2017 
  • How Levy funds will be spent in Scotland

    How Levy funds will be spent in Scotland

    The Scottish Government has published details of how it will spend its £221 million share of the UK Apprenticeship Levy: The creation of a new £10 million Workforce Development Fund which will help employers work in partnership with colleges...
  • New £10m fund for workforce development

    New £10m fund for workforce development

    The Scottish Government has announced plans to introduce a new £10 million skills fund which will bring the college sector together with industry to better support in-work training. The new Workforce Development Fund will be introduced to provide employers...
  • SCQF My Skills, My Future re-launch

    SCQF My Skills, My Future re-launch

    The launch of the revised SCQF My Skills, My Future pack took place on19 January 2017 at the first workshop to use the new resource. The My Skills, My Future (MSMF) pack is aimed primarily at young people who...