What’s happening in your area
Twenty one Regional Groups will lead and drive the change in employers’ engagement with schools and colleges and challenge and support employers to recruit more young people into their workforce. Find out more
Developing Scotland's Young Workforce
SQA Journeys has been designed to support Developing the Young Workforce. SQA is uniquely placed to support Scotland’s young workforce by working together with training providers, employers, colleges and schools to ensure young people have the skills and qualifications employers are looking for. Read about the Scottish Government strategy. Find out more
Support from SQA
Want to know more about Developing Young Workforce? Speak to our Regional Managers today.
How SQA develops young people
Find out more about how SQA supports young people through being a Corporate Parent, being awarded the Investors in Young People good practice award, Modern Apprenticeship programmes and through SQA staff volunteering.
Find out more about specific sectors — including a summary of the sector, quotes from recognised industry bodies and browse the SQA qualifications available.
Modern Apprenticeships offer anyone aged over 16 paid employment combined with the opportunity to train for jobs across a wide range of sectors. They are an exciting way of gaining skills and qualifications that will help to start a career without having to study full-time.
Learn more about the benefits of SQA qualifications from our SQA centres and learners.
SQA qualifications are recognised worldwide and are accessible to all. Our qualifications provide clear progression pathways and are supported by industry.