We’re supporting the Young Person's Guarantee which was launched by Scottish Government in November. This new initiative will make sure every young person who is at risk of unemployment has access to a job, apprenticeship, education or training opportunity.
The Scottish Apprenticeship Awards recognise the hard work and commitment of apprentices and shine a spotlight on the employers and training providers who champion apprenticeships. There is one week left to make a nomination.
We have published new guidance, Wilful neglect, ill-treatment and corporate homicide, for social service workers and care providers who deliver social care and health services and support to adults, in partnership with the Care Inspectorate.
We’ve updated the supplementary guidance for SVQ assessment centres dealing with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic when assessing candidates. This replaces the previous guidance issued in May 2020.
SSSC Open Badges have been very popular over the last few months with lots of social service workers visiting the website for the first time. We’ve produced guidance for managers to help workers get the most from their learning activity.
A new insight report published by Health Improvement Scotland (HIS) in partnership with the SSSC and Care Inspectorate outlines key elements of what has enabled good practice during the COVID-19 pandemic.