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Skills Development Scotland

Scotland's national skills agency.

Glasgow, Scotland







Founded year




Mission & purpose

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is the national skills body supporting the people and businesses of Scotland. We help the skills and learning system to better respond to the needs of the economy and help individuals and businesses to benefit from learning and skills development opportunities. Working in partnership at a national and local level, we: - support individuals to reach their potential through developing the skills they need to progress effectively in their working and learning lives - help make skills work for employers, supporting businesses of all sizes to compete effectively by building, developing and getting the best from their workforce - improve the skills and learning system by ensuring our combined services are aligned, integrated and meet the needs of our customers


Seasonal Flu Vaccination – reimbursed if employees are not medically eligible

Free confidential advice for you and your immediate family on a range of topics including health, money matters and illness through our employee assistance programme

Active forums and Yammer communities across a range of topics to support you both in terms of your role and your wellbeing but also to help you connect with colleagues across the business in a more social setting.

Paid time off, including enhanced sick pay, parental and shared parental leave, special leave and bereavement