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15 September 2023

Survey to seek insight on skills for Hospitality apprenticeships

A nationwide consultation has been launched to give those working in the Hospitality industry the chance to have a say on the skills needed for apprenticeships in the sector.

15 September 2023

Call for sector to shape future skills of Service apprenticeships

Those working across Scotland’s Service industry are being called to share their views on the skills needed for apprenticeships.

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11 September 2023

Apprenticeship Approvals Groups - Chair's End of Year Report 2023

The industry-led body which reviews and approves all Scottish Apprenticeships - the Apprenticeship Approvals Group (AAG) - has published its Chair’s End of Year Report for 2023.

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20 June 2022

New Chair wants an apprenticeship available for ‘every young person in Scotland’

The employer-led body in charge of apprenticeships in Scotland has appointed a new business leader to Chair its group of industry experts.

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11 March 2022

#ScotAppWeek22 Blog: Joe Pacitti

Joe Pacitti outlines the importance of including apprenticeships as a route for both employers and individuals to succeed in the sector’s fast paced environment.

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10 March 2022

Youth Employment Minister meets with Advisory Board group of apprentices

As part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week, Jamie Hepburn MSP met with members of the Scottish Apprenticeship Advisory Board’s Apprentice Engagement Group.

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10 March 2022

Apprentices shine light on their world of work to help spread the word in schools

As part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week, a group of apprentices met Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) school co-ordinators from across Scotland, to highlight the benefits of the work-based learning by sharing their apprenticeship experiences.