Case Study of Strathaird Salmon (Youngs Seafoods)
This case study describes how Strathaird Salmon (part of the Young’s Seafoods group) gave a group of migrant worker factory employees the opportunity to achieve SQA work-based ESOL qualifications.
As lessons were on-site the tutor was able to adapt lessons to meet the language needs of the employer as they arose and covered subjects such as Contracts of Employment, Hygiene, Health and safety, HR policies etc.
The company is already benefiting in areas such as improved communication, greater understanding of health and safety issues, fewer errors, less waste, improved efficiency, and improved staff morale and customer perception.
Case Study of Inverness Hotel Association
This case study describes how a group of 21 of the main hotels in Inverness including hotels from the world’s leading hotel groups (the Marriott, Thistle, Ramada Jarvis, Best Western and Express by Holiday Inn) are offering SQA work-based ESOL qualifications in the workplace in partnership with tutors from the Workers’ Educational Association.
The case study provides quotes from learners and the Thistle Hotel General Manager, describing how the hotels are benefiting in key areas as communication and health & safety.