The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) supports, funds and co-ordinates the delivery of Apprenticeships throughout England. They are responsible for increasing the number of Apprenticeship opportunities and providing a dedicated, responsive service for both employers and learners. This includes simplifying the process of recruiting an apprentice through Apprenticeship vacancies, an online system where employers can advertise their Apprenticeship job vacancies and potential apprentices can apply.
The UK Commission for Employment and Skills is a Non-Departmental Public Body providing strategic leadership on skills and employment issues in the four nations of the UK. Their Commissioners comprise a social partnership that includes CEOs of large and small employers across a wide range of sectors; trade unions and representatives from the Devolved Administrations. UKCES’ mission is to work with and through partners to secure a greater commitment to invest in the skills of people to drive, enterprise, jobs and growth.
The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service aims to improve organisations and working life through better employment relations. They help with employment relations by supplying up-to-date information, independent advice and high quality training, and working with employers and employees to solve problems and improve performance.
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is the world's largest Chartered HR and development professional body. As an internationally recognised brand with over 135,000 members across 120 countries, they pride themselves on supporting and developing those responsible for the management and development of people within organisations.
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At Skills Development Scotland, it's our job to support you as you make decisions about learning and your personal development.Whether you're making choices about the types of education available, managing your skills or facing new capability challenges, we have the expertise to help you make well-informed decisions.
We develop vocational qualifications across a variety of sectors that meet the needs of today’s workplace, and help individuals develop their talents and abilities for future career progression. Our qualifications are delivered in more than 10,000 training centres across the world and are widely recognised and respected by employers.
The Chamber Skills Network – part of the BCC Network – is one of the largest providers of both Government-funded and commercial Skills Development Services to UK businesses. Every year, the Chamber Skills Network trains well in excess of 200,000 individuals, has more than 18,000 learners on work-based learning programmes and delivers more than 6,000 training courses nationwide.
ITEC has been awarding high quality and respected industry qualifications since 1947. It is now one of the world's leading and most successful awarding bodies specialising in Beauty and Complementary Therapy, Sport, Fitness and Hairdressing sectors.