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  • Job Vacancy – Experiential Play

    Experiential Play is currently recruiting an experienced SVQ Assessor – Social Services (Children and Young People). All applicants must be eligible to register with the SSSC, have previous experience working in childcare and relevant qualifications. Applicants will be required...
  • YETI – special offer for STF Members

    YETI Learning and Skills YETI is the ideal system to support delivery Modern Apprenticeships, with a host of in-built tools to streamline administration and support Scottish learning providers in their work. YETI features include: Employer Engagement and CRM tracking...
  • Repeat for ILA Workshop

    Repeat for ILA Workshop

    A free member workshop focussing on changes to Individual Learning Accounts will be held in Glasgow on Friday 23 June 2017. This is a repeat of the workshop held in Glasgow on 31 May 2017. The workshop will be held from...
  • Graduate Apprenticeship expansion

    Graduate Apprenticeship expansion

    The Scottish Government has announced an expansion to the Graduate Apprenticeship programme. A total of 379 places will be made available for individuals to study for a degree, up to Masters level, while in work in 2017/18. This builds...
  • Increase in Modern Apprenticeships

    Increase in Modern Apprenticeships

    The number of Modern Apprenticeship starts increased to 26,262 and exceeded the 2016/17 annual target, new statistics have confirmed. Skills Development Scotland’s Modern Apprenticeship statistics for the fourth quarter of 2016/17 revealed that over the year: The number of...
  • Job vacancy – Muir Slicer Associates

    Job vacancy – Muir Slicer Associates

    Muir Slicer Associates is looking for an Assessor to join its team. Candidates should be able to assess Retail at Levels 2 and 3 and Management at Level 3.  The ability to assess Business and Administration would be a bonus. The...
  • Volunteers needed for DYW research

    Volunteers needed for DYW research

    The School of Education at the University of Glasgow is seeking help with a research project focussing on the role of training providers in DYW – and is looking to speak with project managers and young people who are...
  • MA and EF contract details published

    MA and EF contract details published

    Skills Development Scotland has published details of successful bidders and volumes contracted for in 2017-2018 for Modern Apprenticeships and the Employability Fund. For the Employability Fund, 8788 places have been allocated to a total of 110 organisations. Twenty-six organisations...
  • Equalities and the business bottom line workshop

    Equalities and the business bottom line workshop

    A free member workshop focussing on the use of data and analytics to support the business case for a more diverse workforce will be held in Glasgow on Wednesday 14 June 2017. Jane Gotts, from GenAnalytics, will lead the...
  • Regulatory Services MA

    Regulatory Services MA

    A new Modern Apprenticeship in Regulatory Services and Trading Standards is currently being developed. It is expected that at least ten councils will offer the apprenticeship in the short term. The new MA will create a demand for training...