Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2016
4 March 2016
Now in it's sixth year, Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2016 -
which ran from 29 February to 4 March - shows how Modern
Apprenticeships work for businesses, individuals and the Scottish
Organised by Skills Development Scotland, the campaign
highlights the commitment of businesses that have decided to invest
in the skills of their workforce.
It also showcases the successes of apprentices who have chosen
to get a job, get paid and get qualified to develop their
To celebrate Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2016 and to showcase
our amazing Modern Apprentices, our assessors took selfies with
their learners during their visits. You can check these out on our
Our Chairman Bill Ure, also visited GMG
Contractors in Ballieston.
Pictured with Bill are Stephen
McGinn, Ciaran McAdam, Mark Watt, Stephen McGachy, John Gallagher
and Gary McGinn.
GMG Contractors, based in the East End of Glasgow, are
specialists in all types of roofing, plastering, screeding and
rendering and have been one of Scotland's leading specialists
trades contractors for over 20 years. The company
believes that training and developing their staff, with programmes
such as the Modern Apprenticeship Programme, bring benefits not
only for the individual learner but for the company as a whole.
SDS wants businesses, industry, colleges, councils, training
providers and those with a shared interest in the success of the
Modern Apprenticeships to back the week and encourage many more
employers to take on apprentices.
Why not call us now on 01292
886664 to find out how we could help you to recruit a
Modern Apprentice to your organisation or read more about the
benefits on our Modern