Apprenticeships have changed, with more than 80 different types covering hundreds of jobs. With a Modern Apprenticeship you get a job, get paid and get qualified - in some roles right up to degree level. No wonder more than 25,000 people choose a Modern Apprenticeship every year. Want to know more? At apprenticeships.scot you can search for apprenticeships, apply for apprenticeship jobs and find out more about the different levels of qualifications. You can also check out Foundation Apprenticeships which help you kick-start your career before you even leave school. Go to apprenticeships.scot and follow @apprentice_scot. From Skills Development Scotland.
The CBI represents companies from all sectors of UK business: small and large, from manufacturing to retailing, agriculture to construction, hi-tech to finance, transport to consultancy.
Chartered Banker Institute
A member-led organisation and a leading provider of professional banking qualifications. The Institute has a reputation of raising professional standards, representing qualified bankers and those working towards their professional banking qualifications.
College Development Network
College Development Network supports the sector to deliver best practice, share innovations and develop colleges and their staff.
Colleges Scotland is the collective voice of the college sector in Scotland; striving to create cohesive and sustainable partnerships, demonstrate positive impact, acting as representatives, and campaigning for the sector.
Convention of Scottish Local Authorities
COSLA is the representative voice of Scotland's unitary local authorities.
Careers in digital technologies offer endless possibilities and opportunities. Scotland’s digital technologies sector needs lots more people like you right now and in the future. Digital World provides information on tech careers in Scotland, ways to get in and where to study.
Be inspired...find out more by visiting digitalworld.net, and follow @DigitalWorldHQ or Digital World on Facebook.
From Skills Development Scotland and Scotland’s digital technologies sector.
Edinburgh Napier University - Centre for Credit Rating
The Centre for Credit Rating at Edinburgh Napier University provides employers, organisations and professional bodies with a tailored service that places value on learning in the workplace or learning for professional qualifications by allocating SCQF academic credits.
Education Scotland is a national Government agency responsible for supporting quality and improvement in learning and teaching, ranging from early years to community learning and development.
Highlands & Islands Enterprise
HIE is a government-sponsored development agency which sets the strategic background to which its ten Local Enterprise Companies (LECs) operate.
My World of Work
My World of Work is Scotland’s online careers information and advice service - offering tools to help you choose a career. You’ll also find information and advice on topics like CVs and interviews, learning and training, job vacancies and apprenticeships. If you’re a parent, there’s advice on how to support your child as they make career decisions. To find out more go to myworldofwork.co.uk, follow @mywowscotland on Twitter or My World of Work on Facebook. From Skills Development Scotland.
National Union of Students Scotland
NUS Scotland's affiliates represent 76% of all the students in higher education and over 90% of students in further education in Scotland.
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
The QAA's mission is to safeguard the public interest in sound standards of higher education qualifications and to encourage continuous improvement in the management of the quality of higher education.
The Scottish Council for Development and Industry is an independent membership network which strengthens Scotland's competitiveness by influencing Government policies to encourage sustainable economic prosperity.
Scottish Enterprise is Scotland's main economic development agency, funded by the Scottish Government. Our mission is to help the people and businesses of Scotland succeed. In doing so, we aim to build a world-class economy.
Scottish Funding Council for Further & Higher Education
Responsible for funding distribution amongst Scotland's Further & Higher Education establishments.
The Scottish Government is the devolved government of Scotland. It is responsible for most of the issues of day-to-day concern to the people of Scotland, including education and health.
Scottish Qualifications Authority
SQA is the national body in Scotland responsible for the development, accreditation, assessment and certification of qualifications other than degrees.
STEM North of Scotland
STEM North of Scotland promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics and their roles in society to young people and the general public. Working together with the Scottish Government, they aim to increase the number of people with qualifications in these subject areas to contribute towards a sustainable economic future for the Highlands and Islands.
Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC)
The STUC represents around 630,000 trade unionists, the members of 46 affiliated trade unions. They represent trade union members in and out of work, in the community and in the workplace, in all occupational sectors and across Scotland.
Scottish Union Learning
The Scottish Union Learning website is a resource for trade unionists in Scotland. It contains current lifelong learning and everyday skills information, including how to get involved and become a Union Learning Representative for your workplace.
Skills Development Scotland - Careers
Having a career or job that you love depends upon much more than simply being in the right place at the right time. Skills Development Scotland can provide you with all of the advice and guidance necessary to get the right job or develop your career. Whether you're at the stage of choosing subjects at school, selecting training, furthering your education, deciding upon a career or managing your career, we can help you to uncover new opportunities to fulfil your potential. For more information click on the link above.
TalentScotland is a talent attraction project designed to showcase Scotland as an attractive destination for individuals to live, work and study. Our services include job and graduate placement advertising, providing employer and industry information as well as visa, immigration and relocation advice.
Universities Scotland is the autonomous voice of the higher education sector in Scotland. It is a membership organisation, funded by the 21 Scottish universities and colleges of higher education to support and promote them. You can find links to all the HEI websites from our website.
The national agency for youth work. It is a membership organisation and is in the unique position of representing the interests and aspirations of the whole of the sector both voluntary and statutory. YouthLink Scotland champions the role and value of the youth work sector, challenging government at national and local levels to invest in the development of the sector.
Young Scot is Scotland's national youth information and citizenship charity. Visit them online to access information, ideas and incentives to help you become confident and informed.
Youth Scotland is the largest non-uniformed youth organisation in Scotland and deliver quality youth work programmes, information, resources, training and support to community-based youth work.