Services for Learning Providers

Learning Providers can find National Training Programme (NTP) information here and links to our publications section.

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Employability Fund

Fund information and guidance to help training providers deliver training focused on positive outcomes.

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FIPS: Funding Information and Processing System

Use FIPS to administer and claim payments for Modern, Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships, Employability Fund and ITA.

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SDS Individual Training Accounts

Information and guidance for training providers about SDS Individual Training Accounts, including the ITA Operational Rules and guides to using the Course Management Tool.

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Work Based Learning Quality Assurance & Improvement Hub

Access equality modules here.

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Apprentice Transition Plan (ATP) service

Information and resources relating to delivery of the Apprentice Transition Plan.

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Equality and Diversity

We are committed to ensuring our national training programmes are accessible and support the development of a diverse workforce in Scotland.

Pathway Apprenticeships

Pathway Apprenticeships have been developed in response to COVID 19 to support young people to gain an industry recognised qualification and to develop their knowledge, skills and experience in a sector with future opportunities.

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National Training Programmes requirements

If you currently provide National Training Programmes (NTPs) you must comply with legal and operational requirements as well as health and safety responsibilities.

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Certificate of Work Readiness

Information and tutor packs to support delivery of the Certificate of Work Readiness award for young people.

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Introduction to Work Place Skills

Detailed information for training providers on the Introduction to Work Place Skills qualification, including FAQS and delivery model for the award.

Women Returners Programme

Women Returners is an employability programme for women, aged 25 and over, who have been out of the labour market for six months or more and want to restart their career journey.


For a step-by-step guide to the whole apprenticeship training provider process, including all the documents and publications you need visit the training provider section on Apprenticeships.Scot.

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Modern Apprenticeship Programme Rules

Looking for Modern Apprenticeship programme rules and appendices?

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