Pathfinder apprenticeships in social services and healthcare and children and young people

Skills Development Scotland is working with employers, schools and training providers to roll out apprenticeship programmes to senior phase pupils in schools across Scotland. Foundation ... Continue Reading →

Take on a young person – you’ll be amazed what you get in return

There’s lots of help for businesses in Scotland to attract, recruit, train and pay young people. From arranging quality short term work placements to creating full time jobs, there’s ... Continue Reading →

Modern apprenticeships in social services

Modern and technical apprenticeships offer people the chance of paid employment linked with the opportunity to train across social services.  They help apprentices gain qualifications ... Continue Reading →

Launch of mobile apps for Modern Apprentice frameworks

Following the launch of the new Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs), we reviewed the Modern Apprentice (MA) Frameworks in social services in Scotland.  The review included ... Continue Reading →

SVQs social service workers are undertaking

Did you know: between 2008 and 2011 the number of people registering to undertake a SVQ in Health and Social Care (HSC) or Children’s Care Learning and Development (CCLD) dropped ... Continue Reading →

Modern apprenticeship

Winner of the Service Apprentice of the Year at the Scottish Modern  Apprenticeships Awards 2011, Charmaine Hogg tells us about her experience of working in child care and the difference ... Continue Reading →