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  • 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...
  • City & Guilds Scotland – Job vacancy

    City & Guilds Scotland – Job vacancy

    City & Guilds is recruiting for a Business Development Manager based from its Glasgow office. Click on the link below for more information. More details are available from Adam Warsop, on email: [email protected] Business Development Manager – job specification  
  • ITCA calls on schools to prepare young people for the workplace

    ITCA calls on schools to prepare young people for the workplace

    A leading apprenticeship-training provider is calling on North-east schools to prepare youngsters for the workplace through an industry initiative aimed at plugging the engineering skills gap. For the second year running, Aberdeen-based ITCA Training offered pupils from Turriff Academy the...
  • Quest Graduation for Perth Council MAs

    Quest Graduation for Perth Council MAs

    Over the last 18 months, Quest have been delighted to be working with Perth & Kinross Council successfully delivering SVQs in Business & Administration to their Modern Apprentices, working closely with MA Co-ordinators, Kathy Harper and Deirdre Joy. Congratulations to all...
  • STF Care Forum meeting – 25 May 2017

    STF Care Forum meeting – 25 May 2017

    The next meeting of the STF Care Forum will be held in Glasgow on Thursday 25 May 2017, from 1.00-3.00pm, in the offices of L&G Learning, The Hatrack, 144 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5LQ. All STF members are...
  • SCQF Impact Report published

    SCQF Impact Report published

    2016 marked the 15 year anniversary of the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF). Since 2001, the SCQF has been Scotland’s national framework, helping people of all ages plan their learning journey, as well as supporting and informing schools,...
  • 2,000 Foundation Apprenticeships this year

    2,000 Foundation Apprenticeships this year

    The number of Foundation Apprenticeship places continues to expand with nearly 2,000 on offer this year to school pupils in over 110 schools. SDS has recently awarded contracts to delivery partners across Scotland and over 1,900 places will be...
  • Changes to Individual Learning Accounts

    Changes to Individual Learning Accounts

    The Scottish Government is making changes to the current system of Individual Learning Accounts – by refocusing them as Individual Training Accounts (ITAs) – to better meet the demands of the job market. ITAs will be provided by Skills...