Skills Development Scotland

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Meeting the current and future skills needs of employers was the focus of the first Skills Investment Plan for Scotland’s Construction Sector, published four years ago. In the second of a series of articles highlighting work resulting from the Skills Investment Plan, Elaine Ellis, skills plann

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SELECT has welcomed the news that BSE Skills Ltd has been awarded another contract by Skills Development Scotland (SDS). As a key player in the joint venture, the association says it is “delighted” at the announcement of the Building Services Engineering Modern Apprenticeships and Scotti

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Six West Dunbartonshire school pupils are gaining on-site work experience at Queens Quay as part of their Foundation Apprenticeships. Available to senior school pupils, Skills Development Scotland developed Foundation Apprenticeships in partnership with education and industry, with support from the

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Alison Keillor and Bruce Dickson BAM Construction has welcomed its first surveying apprentice following the launch of Skills Development Scotland’s Graduate Level Apprenticeship in Construction and the Build Environment.

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Simon Moffatt School leavers in Scotland could be missing out on potential apprenticeship opportunities because they mistakenly believe that most jobs available to them are in so called ‘traditional’ gender specific roles, new research by insurer Prudential shows.

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Up to 27,000 young people will benefit from apprenticeship employment opportunities this year thanks to business and industry, the Scottish Government has said. The new figure, which was announced ahead of Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2017, is up on last year’s target of 26,000 apprenticeship star

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A number of small contractors could be at risk after Dunne Group entered administration last week with the loss of more than 500 jobs, Johnston Carmichael has warned. Donald McNaught, head of restructuring at the accountancy firm, said there could be a knock-on impact on the rest of the supply chain

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