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  • 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...
  • UK VET Information Event

    UK VET Information Event

    The SCQF Partnership is holding a free event which will help delegates to gain an understanding of how skills and qualifications are recognised across Europe. This event will be of interest to staff who are new in post or who have...
  • Apprenticeships Conference – 8 March 2017

    Apprenticeships Conference – 8 March 2017

    STF Chief Executive, Stuart McKenna, will chair a major conference on the future of Apprenticeships in Scotland during Scottish Apprenticeship Week in March 2017. With the Scottish Government reviewing the findings of the consultation into the introduction of the...
  • BEMIS to hold MA event in Glasgow

    BEMIS to hold MA event in Glasgow

    BEMIS, in partnership with Glasgow City Council and Skills Development Scotland, is hosting a Modern Apprenticeships, Careers & Volunteering Event on Monday 23 January 2017 from 9.30am – 4.00pm in Glasgow City Chambers. Cllr. Archie Graham, Deputy Leader of Glasgow...
  • Sibbald opens new training centre

    Sibbald opens new training centre

    Sibbald Training has opened a new Dedicated Plant Operators Training Centre at Drumlithie in Aberdeenshire. As well as the suite of CITB Cskills courses being delivered in partnership with Falck Safety Services, Sibbald Training has made considerable investment in...
  • MA and EF tenders published

    MA and EF tenders published

    Skills Development Scotland has published tenders for the delivery of Modern Apprenticeship and Employability Fund places in 2017-18 on the PCS web site. The tenders can be viewed via the links below Employability Fund Modern Apprenticeships – Training Providers...