Skills Development Scotland



Ian Hughes: The Skills Investment Plan and guiding partner investment in skills

Meeting the current and future skills needs of employers was the focus of the first Skills Investmen ...

Published 24 March 2020

Building for the future: Capturing young people’s imaginations for a career in construction

Meeting the current and future skills needs of employers was the focus of the first Skills Investmen ...

Published 17 March 2020

Elaine Ellis: The Skills Investment Plan and the role of apprenticeships

Meeting the current and future skills needs of employers was the focus of the first Skills Investmen ...

Published 10 March 2020

Emma Dickson: The Skills Investment Plan and the needs of the construction industry

Meeting the current and future skills needs of employers was the focus of the first Skills Investmen ...

Published 3 March 2020

BSE Skills awarded second Skills Development Scotland contract

SELECT has welcomed the news that BSE Skills Ltd has been awarded another contract by Skills Develop ...

Published 31 July 2019

Civil engineering students gain work experience at Queens Quay

Six West Dunbartonshire school pupils are gaining on-site work experience at Queens Quay as part of ...

Published 19 March 2019

BAM appoints first graduate apprentice

BAM Construction has welcomed its first surveying apprentice following the launch of Skills Develo ...

Published 31 August 2018

Regional skills analysis of Scottish construction sector revealed in first-of-its-kind report

A detailed five-year overview of skills, demand and supply from across Scotland’s construction sec ...

Published 11 July 2018

Construction comes out on top in new apprenticeship figures

New figures published by Skills Development Scotland show the number of Modern Apprentice (MA) st ...

Published 15 June 2018

Working group formed to ensure long-term future for housebuilding skills

The Scottish Government is to work with key stakeholders to ensure the right skills are available ...

Published 26 April 2018

Forth Ports officially marks the construction of new training academy in Scotland

The chief executive of Forth Port has joined apprentices, graduates and Skills Development Scotlan ...

Published 12 April 2018

Apprentice matching scheme extended

A successful scheme matching employers and apprentices is set to be extended to Dundee. The Shar ...

Published 5 June 2017

Scottish school leavers believe apprenticeships are ‘male dominated’

School leavers in Scotland could be missing out on potential apprenticeship opportunities because ...

Published 19 May 2017

Scottish Government increases apprenticeships target

Up to 27,000 young people will benefit from apprenticeship employment opportunities this year thanks ...

Published 7 March 2017

Productivity programme to boost profits to be launched at industry conference

Construction Scotland is set to launch a new initiative to help Scottish construction businesses b ...

Published 30 August 2016