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29 September 2023

Partnership to build critical construction skills for Net Zero target

Two national organisations have joined forces to build skills that meet construction’s critical role in Scotland’s drive to Net Zero.

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27 September 2023

SDS’s climate ambitions

Carbon Management Executive Alison Hunter was instrumental in the development of Skills Development Scotland’s (SDS) Climate Change Strategy.

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26 September 2023

SkillsScotland comes to Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow

SDS will join employers, training providers and education at SkillsScotland this November.

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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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13 September 2023

What influences young people’s future plans?

Good pay is the most important factor for young people in their future job or career, according to new research.

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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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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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28 August 2023

New chapter for career service in Glenrothes and Levenmouth

New chapter for career service in Glenrothes and Levenmouth

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21 August 2023

Call for sector to have a say on haulage apprenticeships

Call for sector to have a say on haulage apprenticeships