Transport

Bus Driver

SQA offers a range of qualifications across the SCQF and QCF to support transport services. They cover areas from bus, coach and rail services to Driving Goods and Safe Road Users.

As the agent for the Department for Transport (DfT) SQA also offer specific qualifications required for this sector such as the Dangerous Goods Driver Training (DGDT) also commonly referred to as ADR and Dangerous Goods Safety Advisers (DGSA).

About the industry

Skills for Logistics

Skills for Logistics is the Sector Skills Council for the UK’s freight logistics industries. It is a not for profit organisation and registered Charity which works closely with employers, government, Local Enterprise Partnerships, training providers and professional bodies to design and deliver solutions to address the employment and skills challenges faced by the Logistics Sector.

Industry recognised qualifications

GTG training and SQA have a long standing and highly rewarding relationship spanning many years, we are delighted to be able to offer SVQ's in many areas, including Driving Goods Vehicles, Warehousing & Storage, Business Administration, Customer Service and Management SVQ's. Our candidates are delighted to have the opportunity to gain a Nationally accredited award in their chosen profession, and proves to employers that the individuals have the necessary skills required to carry out their job role to the highest of standards, our employers have also indicated that those employees completing the awards feel they are much more valued within their workplace.

Kenny Nicolson, Transport Training Manager, GTG Training.

Getting into the industry

Skills for Work: Travel and Tourism National 4

National 4 Skills for Work: Travel and Tourism is an introductory qualification in travel and tourism. It develops the skills, knowledge and attitudes, needed for work in the travel and tourism industry.

Learners will develop:

  • skills to become effective job-seekers and employees
  • skills to deal effectively with all aspects of customer care and customer service in travel and tourism
  • the product knowledge and skills to deal effectively with customer enquiries in relation to travel and tourism in Scotland, the rest of the United Kingdom and worldwide Find out more