Our Skillsforce

Our Skillsforce is the national hub for employers. We help employers with staff training, funding, recruitment and Modern Apprenticeships

Take on an MA

Find the people your business needs for the future. Apprenticeships help you develop the next generation of talent

Invest in young people

Ensure the next generation is work ready by forging links with education. Plan for the long term today

Supporting Scotland

Finding the support you need can be tricky.

Our Skillsforce (OSF) is the national hub for employers, with support for staff training, funding, recruitment and Modern Apprenticeships.

Bringing everything together in one web service. It’s also the place to access one-to-one support from our expert employer engagement advisers.

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Services for Employers


Improving literacy

The Big Plus helps people with reading, writing, and numbers – boosting the numeracy and literacy of your workforce.

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Funding to employ young people

The Scottish Employer Recruitment Incentive encourages your business to employ 16-29 year olds. You can use the funding in a number of ways – from covering the cost of supervision, to wages, travel costs and training.

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Redundancy Support

We can help your business deal with the challenges of redundancy. We offer free support and guidance – from considering alternatives to finding the right approach.

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