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The Apprenticeship Levy

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Scotland's Apprentice of the Year

The search is on for the country's best apprentices and their employers.

Latest news and events

Events 30 May 2017

Career Conversations: employability and creativity

Parents, carers, young people, teachers and employers are getting the chance to talk about careers, employability and creativity skills at a series of events in Edinburgh.

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Events 25 May 2017

Young Professionals Green Energy Awards 2017

Rewarding the next generation of leaders in renewables

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News 19 May 2017

Blog: The importance of role models to gender equality

SDS Head of National Training Programme Development Karen Murray talks about the importance of role models when it comes to tackling gender inequality in careers.

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News 12 May 2017

Creativity nutshell for parents published

The latest nutshell guide from SDS and the National Parent Forum of Scotland looking at Creativity, Enterprise and Employability is now available.

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News 8 May 2017

Joe’s career goes from strength to strength since winning big at the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards

Civil Engineer Joe Smith says winning has had a huge impact on his career and has been a massive boost to his confidence

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