March 9, 2017

New Shared Apprenticeship Scheme for the Forestry Sector

A new initiative has been launched in response to the growing demand for a more flexible approach to apprenticeships in the forestry sector. The Fife Forestry Shared Apprenticeship Scheme is a pilot and has been established in response to concerns from the forestry industry about an ageing workforce and shortage of new entrants as well…

March 6, 2017

Support for Modern Apprentices in rural Scotland

Companies in eleven rural areas are to receive more support to help them take on Modern Apprentices First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed eligible areas for the Rural Supplement on the first day of Scottish Apprenticeship Week, March 6. To read the full story, click here.

February 21, 2017

2017/18 Rural Leadership Programme now open for applications

This unique and challenging programme – which is delivered on behalf of Scottish Enterprise by SAC Consulting – is aimed at business managers and employees from rural businesses who have a desire to develop their leadership skills and grow their business. To date, over 450 people have completed the programme, including farmers, vets, estate managers,…

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