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We’re Skills Development Scotland (SDS), Scotland’s national skills body. It’s our job to help create a skilled workforce that’s ready to face the future
Trade body formed by BESA, SELECT & SNIPEF to oversee vocational training in electrical, plumbing and HVAC
The Walled GardenBush EstateMidlothianEH26 0SB
Skills Gateway-your portal to skills development support in Wales
03000 6 03000
We are the Industry Training Board and our job to work with industry to encourage training, which helps build a safe, professional and fully qualified workforce
Bircham NewtonKings Lynn, NorfolkPE31 6RH0300 456
Cogent Skills
Cogent Skills supports science industry employers to attract, retain and develop people who can contribute to business success
Unit 5Mandarin CourtCentre ParkWarringtonCheshireWA1 1GG01925 515 200info@cogent-ssc.com
Approvedbioscience, pharmaceutical, chemical, nuclear, oil and gas, petroleum, polymer and signmaking industries
Creative and Cultural Skills
Creative & Cultural Skills gives young people opportunities to work and learn in the creative industries
Lafone HouseThe LeathermarketWeston StreetLondonSE1 3HN020 7015
Approvedcraft, cultural heritage, design, literature, music, visual and performing arts
Energy and Utility Skills
Energy & Utility Skills brings industry leaders together to identify and address the skills challenges our sector faces
Friars Gate 21011 Stratford RoadShirleySolihullB90 4BN0845 07799220845 077
Approvedpower sector, gas, waste management, and water industries
Engineering Construction Industry Training Board
ECITB works with employers and training providers to give the engineering construction industry workforce the skills it needs to meet the challenges of the future.
Blue CourtChurch LaneKings LanleyWD4 8JP01923
ApprovedEngineering construction industry across nuclear, power, renewable energy, oil and gas, chemical, petrochemical, food, and water
FISSS represents, promotes and supports sector Skills Councils across the UK
0300 3034444info@fisss.org
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education is an employer led crown Non Departmental Public Body
Formerly known as Skills CFA, Instructus Skills is the UK’s leading cross-sector apprenticeship authority and skills sector body.
Unit 3Cherry Hall RoadNorth Kettering Business ParkKetteringNN14 1UE01536 738631info@instructus.orghttps://www.instructus-skills.orgSkills CFAXXX
ApprovedManagement and Leadership, Business & Administration, Governance, Languages & Intercultural working, Customer Service & Contact Centre, Marketing & Sales, Human Resources & Recruitment, Industrial Relations and Enterprise & Business Support
We're one of the leading awarding bodies for land-based industries in both the UK and the Republic of Ireland. We develop quality training courses and nationally recognised qualifications
Lantra HouseStoneleigh ParkCoventryCV8 2LG02476 69699602476
Approvedland-based and environmental industries
The mineral products qualifications council is a not for profit organisation whose members are derived from the quarrying, mineral products and mining sector
Mineral Products Qualifications CouncilMcPherson HouseUnit 5CChetwynd Business Park ChilwellNottinghamNG9 6RZ0115 972
NSAFD provides businesses across the UK’s food and drink manufacturing and processing industry with a single source of access to leading edge workforce training
The CatalystBaird LaneHeslingtonYorkYO10 5GA0845 644 04480845 644
Approvedfood and drink manufacturing and processing
Information about the types of Apprenticeships available in Northern Ireland
Working together to develop a safe and skilled energy workforce
Minerva HouseBruntland RoadPortlethenAberdeenAB12 4QL01224 787800reception@opito.com
Our Skillsforce supports Scotland's employers with all their skills needs. The online, helpline and face-to-face service includes free consultancy, HR support and access to funding
Monteith House11 George SquareGlasgowG2 1DY0800 7836000
People 1st
We develop and quality assure industry relevant skills solutions in the UK and internationally across apprenticeships, work-based learning and technical vocational education
Hospitality house11-59 High RoadEast FinchleyLondonN2 8AB020 3074121201895
Approvedhospitality, leisure, travel and tourism
The Scottish Qualifications Framework helps people of all ages and circumstances to access the education and training that is appropriate to them over their lifetime
ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills charity for the screen industries. We work across the UK to ensure that the sector has the skills and talent they need
94 Euston StreetLondonNW1 2HAinfo@screenskills.com
Led by employers, our job is to transform the skills and productivity of the people who power our engineering and advanced manufacturing technologies sectors, enabling UK industry to compete on the global stage
Head OfficeUnit 2The Orient CentreGreycaine RoadWatfordWD24 7GP0845
Approvedscience, engineering and manufacturing technologies (including Composites)
As Scotland’s national skills body we contribute to Scotland’s sustainable economic growth by supporting people and businesses to develop and apply their skills
0800 917 8000
Skills for Care & Development
Skills for Care & Development is the sector skills council for people working in early years, children and young people's services, and those working in social work and social care for adults and children in the UK.
2nd Floor Westgate6 Grace streetLeedsLS1 2RP0113
Approvedearly years, children and young people’s services, and social work and social care for adults and children
Skills for Health
Skills for Health, a not-for-profit organisation committed to the development of an improved and sustainable healthcare workforce across the UK
Goldsmiths HouseBroad PlainBristolBS2 0JP0117 922 11550117 925
Approvedthe health sector across the UK
Skills for Security
Working closely with employers, our mission is to improve both the skills and standards of professionalism in the security industry, by providing access to high-quality training courses and qualifications
Kirkham HouseJohn Comyn DriveWorcesterWR3 7NS01905 744000 for SecurityXXX
Approvedworks with employers to raise security skills and standards of professionalism for people employed within the private security roles across the UK
SkillsActive provides employers, training providers, individuals, policy makers and key organisations with consultancy, information and advice on skills development and training
Castlewood House77-91 New Oxford StreetLondonWC1A 1PX020 7632 2000020 7632 2001skills@skillsactive.comhttp://www.skillsactive.comSactiveUKXXX
Approvedactive leisure, learning and well-being; including hair and beauty
The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI)
The IMI exists to boost the productivity and profitability of businesses in the motor industry. We're doing this by identifying and tackling skills gaps and shortages in the industry
Fanshaws HouseBrickendonHertfordSG13 8PG01992 51152101992
Approvedretail  motor industry
UKFT is the UKs strategic body for occupations in fashion and textiles and is the most inclusive British network for fashion and textile companies in the UK
020 7843 9460skillsandtraining@ukft.orghttps://www.ukft.orgUKFTXXX
ApprovedUKFT is the UKs strategic body for occupations in fashion and textiles (including apparel, footwear, leathergoods/production, textiles, textiles care services and saddlery) and is the most inclusive British network for fashion and textile companies in the