The Alliance of Sector Skills Councils

News archive for Feb 2011

Key Skills and Functional Skills in SummitSkills' apprenticeship frameworks
28 Feb 2011

SummitSkills issues an important update on the acceptance of Functional Skills for new starts and clarifies the issue of funding for Key Skills.

South West: extra 10,000 apprenticeships by 2015
14 Feb 2011

The South West could see 10,000 additional apprenticeship places a year by 2015 if employers make the most of extra government funding for training, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander said on Friday (11 February).

Emerging Technologies Industrial Placement Opportunity
09 Feb 2011

The New Engineering Foundation (NEF) Industrial Fellowship Scheme, which enables FE colleges to apply for grants towards industrial placements for lecturers, has now opened for applications.

National Apprenticeships Week 2011
07 Feb 2011

SummitSkills is highlighting the launch of National Aprenticeships Week which starts with a series of special events in London.  More than 150 employers from high profile businesses will come together to look at the benefits of taking on apprentices.

National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies gets go-ahead
04 Feb 2011

A new nationwide network of accredited training provision for low carbon and renewable skills has been given the go-ahead by Government.

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