Core Skills levels in two Hospitality Modern Apprenticeships have been increased following the approval of new Frameworks by MAG (Modern Apprenticeship Group).
In the SCQF Level 5 Framework, Communication and Numeracy have risen from 3 to 4; in the SCQF Level 7 Framework, four of the five core skills levels have been increased.
Some STF members have expressed concern at the changes, stating that they will not be welcomed by employers. Members who share these concerns are asked to contact Stuart McKenna
A summary of the changes is provided below.