Skills Development Scotland

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is the national skills body supporting the people and businesses of Scotland to develop and apply their skills.

With more than 1,400 colleagues working across the country in schools, careers centres and partner locations, SDS is passionate about skills development and its contribution to a modern, innovative and prosperous Scottish economy.

Working with partners, SDS strives to ensure employers have the right skills at the right time in high performing, fair and equal workplaces, and that every individual has the skills and confidence to get a job and progress in the workplace, achieving their full potential.