Purpose of the group

The aim of the group is to bring together a wide range of organisations and individuals involved in skills development in Scotland to discuss and share ways in which skills development can be enhanced to bring sustainable economic benefits. 

Forthcoming meetings

Wednesday 3 June 2020 at 1pm

Next meeting: 04 March 2020

This meeting will be held at 1pm.



Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members


Colleges Scotland - secretary

A&M Community Training/ Aplus Training

Application Recruitment

Barnardo's Scotland

BEMIS - Empowering Scotland's Ethnic and Cultural Minority Communities

Bio Reliance

BSE Skills

Building Engineering Services Association [BESA]

Caledonian Strategy ( Scotland) Ltd

Canongate Youth

Castle Douglas Community IT Centre

CECA Scotland

Chartered Banker Institute


City & Guilds

City of Glasgow College

Civil Engineering Contractors Association (Scotland)

College Development Network

Economic Development Association Scotland (EDAS)

Education Scotland

Employment Enterprise

Energy & Utility Skills

Essential Skills Plus Ltd

Federation of Small Businesses

Fife Council - Enterprise & Protection Services

Glasgow City Heritage Trust

Homes for Scotland

Improve Limited

Institute of Physics

ITC Training Academy

JHP Training

Lantra Scotland


Loch Lomond & Trossachs Community Partnership

National Trust for Scotland

NHS Education for Scotland

Nithcree Training and Scottish Road Haulage Group

Pearson Workbased Learning

Perth College UHI

PRojects: Communication, Strategy, Development and Project Management 




Scottish Building

Scottish Contractors Group

Scottish Countryside Alliance

Scottish Decorators' Federation

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Funding Council

Scottish Land and Estates

Scottish Qualifications Authority

Scottish Retail Consortium

Scottish Training Federation

Scouts Scotland

SCQF Partnership






Skills Development Scotland

SQA Accreditation


The Institute of the Motor Industry

The Open University in Scotland

The Scotch Whisky Association

Universities Scotland

Universities Scotland

Venture Trust

Weber Shandwick

West College Scotland


Working Links

Get involved

Next meeting:
04 March 2020


[email protected]



Jamie Halcro Johnston MSP

Scottish Parliament
Holyrood Road
EH99 1SP

0131 348 6140

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