Modern Apprenticeships


Modern Apprenticeships support the ethos of lifelong learning by providing individuals with the opportunity to secure industry recognised qualifications while earning a wage. The Modern Apprenticeship programme is open to all ages and is relevant to individuals starting their career to senior management level. Employers benefit from a skilled and productive workforce, and from these qualifications being fully funded by Skills Development Scotland.*

A Modern Apprentice could be a new team member or an existing employee seeking to increase their capability & confidence.

With the Scottish Govenment's ambition of 30,000 Modern Apprenticeships available every year by 2020, now is the time to work with us to secure industry recognised qualifications.

*Subject to eligibility and availability

What is involved?

A Modern Apprenticeship provides candidates with vocational training that is relevant to them, the company and chosen industry.  The scheme isn't only relevant to traditional industries - Modern Apprenticeships are available in a number of sectors, with the format of training decided by the appropriate SVQ for that sector.

Apprentices are encouraged to progress through the various levels of qualification available, although this isn't the only focus of the training.  A Modern Apprenticeship will also enhance a range of 'soft skills' to draw upon, including sound communication, teamwork, problem solving, numerical and IT skills - all of which are invaluable to any employer.

A Modern Apprenticeship may be completed within a time period that's suitable to the candidate and employer.  In most cases, apprentices work towards a SVQ at levels 2-5.


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