31 July 2013
Two of the country's best known training providers are
sponsoring categories in Scotland's Modern Apprenticeship Awards,
organised by Skills Development Scotland.
Now in their 12th year the Awards highlight the exceptional
achievements of apprentices and employers across Scotland and all
The Modern Apprenticeship programme offers people the chance to
build a sustainable career while contributing to increased
productivity through workplace training.
GTG Training is sponsoring the Award's Micro Employer category
which is open to companies with ten employees or fewer. The
company, which is part of the Arnold Clark Group, has four decades
of experience in business, computer and IT, health and safety,
transport and automotive technical training and education.
This year's SME Employer category is being sponsored by CITB
(Construction Industry Training Board) and is for businesses that
have more than 11 but fewer than 249 employees. The CITB
supports both apprentices and employers by providing construction,
management and specialist training, as well as health, safety and
environment training aimed at making sites safer.
SDS Chair John McClelland, CBE, welcomed their support, saying:
"The day to day working partnerships that we enjoy with GTG
Training and the CITB clearly demonstrate their commitment to the
Modern Apprenticeship programme. Their Awards category sponsorship
shows how much they and we at SDS, value the tremendous
contribution supportive employers make to the success of the Modern
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