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Events 9 October 2016

Skills Development Scotland has teamed up with the Daily Record for the first Scottish Apprenticeship Shows

Taking place in Glasgow and Edinburgh in October, it's the perfect opportunity for youngsters to talk to employers, ask questions and get the right information. A whole host of sectors will be represented – from engineering to retail to media – so there is bound to be something for everyone.

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News 21 July 2016

Nominations for the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards are open

We’re looking for excellent Apprentices who deserve recognition for their hard work. And we want to showcase employers committed to the Apprenticeship programme.

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News 18 July 2016

Exam Results Helpline to offer help to young people and parents

A free helpline offering advice, information and support for young people and their parents will be available when pupils receive their exam results this year.

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News 14 July 2016

New drive offers employers support with work-based learning

A drive to help more employers benefit from work-based learning is underway.

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News 13 July 2016

Employers encouraged to have their say on the Apprenticeship Levy

The Scottish Government has launched their consultation on how the new Apprenticeship Levy should be used in Scotland.

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