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  • New SVQs and MAs in Career Development

    New SVQs and MAs in Career Development

    The Career Development Institute (CDI) is currently developing SVQs at levels 3 & 4, a level 3 Modern Apprenticeship and level 4 Technical Apprenticeship in career development. The SVQs are Level 3 Enabling clients to access career development services...
  • STF renews agreement with SQA

    STF renews agreement with SQA

    STF has renewed a memorandum of understanding with the Scottish Qualifications Authority. The agreement, which was signed at the recent STF Annual Conference at the Crieff Hydro, sees both organisations working together over the next three years to support...
  • Pictures from the 2015 Annual Conference and Awards

    Pictures from the 2015 Annual Conference and Awards

    Pictures from this year’s STF Annual Conference & Awards Ceremony are now available to view on the STF Facebook Page
  • STAG Legacy Challenge Fund

    STAG Legacy Challenge Fund

    Are you up for the Challenge? Sometimes making small changes can bring big benefits. Do you have a small idea about the delivery of an Employability Fund programme that could make a big difference to candidates? Can you think...
  • Learning Through Work Week

    Learning Through Work Week

    Between 16 and 20 November 2015, Skills Development Scotland is planning events in secondary schools across Scotland to highlight the benefits of Modern Apprenticeships and work-based learning – Learning Through Work Week. And SDS wants to hear from training...
  • Welcome to new STF members

    Welcome to new STF members

    STF membership continues to rise, with seven new members joining in the last few months. The new members are: – AELP – The Association of Employment and Learning Providers – Astutis – CEIS Ayrshire – CIPP Scotland – Ingeus...
  • STF to join Employability Advisory Group

    STF to join Employability Advisory Group

    STF is to join the Scottish Government Employability Advisory Group which will play a critical role in helping to shape the future provision of employability support in Scotland. The Advisory Group – which is chaired by Professor Alan McGregor...
  • STF Awards 2015 – finalists announced!

    STF Awards 2015 – finalists announced!

    The finalists for the STF Awards 2015 have been announced. A full listing for all ten categories is given below. Achiever of the Year, Sponsored by Remit Training Laura Burdin, Carnoustie Golf and Spa Hotel: nominated by Babcock Training...
  • Meeting with Skills Development Scotland

    Meeting with Skills Development Scotland

    The Chief Executive and Members of the Board of Management will meet with officers from Skills Development Scotland on Wednesday 9 September 2015. STF members who have issues that they would like raised on their behalf at this meeting...
  • STF Awards 2015 – Judging Panel agrees finalists

    STF Awards 2015 – Judging Panel agrees finalists

    The Judging Panel for the STF Awards 2015 met in Glasgow on 11 August 2015 and agreed on the finalists and winners in all ten award categories. A list of finalists is available here – with the winners being...