Work and Training Minister Roseanna Cunningham Roseanna Cunningham will mark the publication today of a new Skills Investment Plan for Scotland’s energy sector by visiting a leading employer in the industry.
The Scottish Government minister will meet staff including apprentices at Hydrasun in Aviemore as Skills Development Scotland (SDS) launches the plan which encourages the industry to retain and invest in skills to ensure future prosperity. Hydrasun has a long track record of investing in skills and workforce development, having recently invested £3million in upgrading its Aviemore site
The Skills Investment Plan has been developed through consultations with employers and stakeholders. Themes identified in the plan include promoting careers to young people, more Modern Apprenticeships and improving gender equality.
Set up 30 years ago, Aberdeen-based Hydrasun provides flexible hose, hydraulics, integrated instrumentation products. It employs more than 600 people in the UK and also has bases in Edinburgh, Fife and Glasgow.