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This year’s theme is ‘Shaping the Future’ – looking at how our world will be transformed, what trends and predictions might affect business, work and life, and what their impact might be.

Led by employers and co-ordinated by the Campaign for Learning, the week aims to promote a culture of learning in the workplace.


In collaboration with Scotland’s colleges and universities, Skills Development Scotland (SDS) offer a range of apprenticeships for all ages and skills.

Whether you’re an employer seeking to upskill your workforce on the job or an individual wanting to upskill yourself – Apprenticeships.scot has a range of information of available opportunities and apprenticeships.

Case studyMore than a decade after leaving school, William Braid thought that a degree wasn’t an option for him – until a Graduate Apprenticeship opportunity came along.

It’s also worth checking with your local college or university to find out more or attend the next employer information session (eventbrite) to hear how you could develop your workforce through opportunities like a Graduate Apprenticeship.

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To find out more about retraining opportunities such as apprenticeships, visit Apprenticeships.scot for apprenticeship details, information for employers wanting to upskill their workforce, and case studies of successful work-based learning.

The skills you’ll need in your profession to be successful in 2030 (interactive questionnaire).