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  • City & Guilds free network events

    City & Guilds free network events

    City and Guilds is hosting a series of free network events to support delivery of Modern Apprenticeships in Scotland. These events will showcase its qualifications, its delivery resources and e-portfolio options. You do not have to be a City...
  • SDS publishes inclusive recruitment guides

    SDS publishes inclusive recruitment guides

    Skills Development Scotland (SDS) – in partnership with the Scottish Apprenticeship Advisory Board – has developed and published new guides for employers which promote inclusive recruitment. Click here to view and download guides. The SDS guides provide practical and...
  • Expansion in college childcare training

    Expansion in college childcare training

    A huge increase in childcare training places has been announced to help deliver the additional workforce required for the transformation of early learning and childcare in Scotland.  The new training places are being made available in colleges and universities across...
  • SG plan for future of employability

    SG plan for future of employability

    The Scottish Government has published a plan – ‘No One Left Behind – Next steps for the Integration and Alignment of Employability Support in Scotland‘ – which sets out the next steps it will take to deliver more effective...
  • Semta employer levy survey

    Semta employer levy survey

    Semta is seeking the views of employers in the Scottish engineering and advanced manufacturing sector on the apprenticeship levy, including how it has affected recruitment, how it has impacted on other training, and the use of apprenticeships funding by...
  • Museums Galleries Scotland – SVQ3 tender

    Museums Galleries Scotland – SVQ3 tender

    Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) is the National Development Body for museums and galleries in Scotland. MGS also promote the sector’s work to the Scottish Government, stakeholders and the public, and advocate the public value and contribution of museums and...
  • BEMIS apprenticeships and careers event

    BEMIS apprenticeships and careers event

    The Scottish Apprenticeships, Careers and Volunteering event – organised by BEMIS – will take place Monday 16 April in Glasgow and is an opportunity for pupils to informally chat to over 40 employers, training providers and support agencies to...
  • Semta Apprentice of the Year

    Semta Apprentice of the Year

    Talented engineer Judith Mair was named the Best of British Engineering and Apprentice of the Year at the prestigious Semta Skills Awards on 1 March 1. The 21-year-old beat off strong competition to win the Apprentice of the Year...
  • Shake-up for SDS Apprenticeship Awards

    Shake-up for SDS Apprenticeship Awards

    Skills Development Scotland has announced a shake-up of the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards 2018 – with the introduction of three new categories. SDS news story. And SDS has also announced Scotland’s first apprenticeship conference – by apprentices for young people....
  • Early Years apprenticeships increase

    Early Years apprenticeships increase

    A record number of early years apprenticeships are expected to start this year as part of the expansion of free nursery and childcare. The Scottish Government is almost doubling funded childcare from 600 to 1,140 hours by 2020, backed...