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Julie Ann Murray
04 September 2023

Search is on to find Scotland’s top apprentices

Nominations are open for the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards in a nationwide search to find Scotland’s Apprentice of the Year.

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21 July 2023

Survey seeks sector feedback to develop apprenticeships

Survey seeks sector feedback to develop apprenticeships

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28 June 2023

Scottish Government post-school education and skills reform

The actions are part of the initial priorities set out in the publication of Purpose and Principles for Post-School Education and Skills.

20 December 2022

Employers show demand for Graduate Apprenticeships supporting learners across Scotland

Employers are increasingly taking on Graduate Apprentices to secure new talent and get the skills they need while creating opportunities for young people.

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15 July 2022

Growth of employer confidence and investment in apprenticeships

Growth of employer confidence and investment in apprenticeships

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24 May 2022

Apprenticeships part of recovery investment for Scotland’s employers

Employers are backing apprenticeships and supporting young people through Scotland’s economic transition from the pandemic.

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09 May 2022

Apprentices fashion sustainable future

Clothing firm ACS takes on 22 new apprentices to support net zero ambitions

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07 March 2022

Delivering a quality workforce with apprenticeships

Apprentices are delivering a well-qualified workforce and addressing skills gaps in the NHS, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said at the launch of #ScotAppWeek22.

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02 February 2022

Employers call for more Graduate Apprenticeships

Employers are demanding an increase in Graduate Apprenticeship places, across a wider range of subjects

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12 January 2022

Celebrating 20 years of the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards

Finalists for the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards – co-ordinated by Skills Development Scotland – have been revealed, with one worthy winner set to be crowned the country’s apprentice of the year.