Apprentices

Take the next step with an apprenticeship

Find out how to become an apprentice, the careers available and which employers are offering them.

Employers

Give someone a chance through an apprenticeship

We'll help towards the costs and provide support to get the right apprenticeship for you.

Mental Health at Work resources

We have developed these mental health resources in partnership with a leading mental health charity to support apprentices and employers at work.

Mental Health resource for apprentices

If you're an apprentice and have questions or concerns about looking after your mental health and wellbeing in work, we have put together a resource to support you.

View Mental Health resource for apprentices

Mental Health resource for employers

If you're an employer and you'd like to know more about how best to support the mental health and wellbeing of your apprentices, we have put together a resource to support you.

View Mental Health resource for employers

We are here to support you

We understand these are concerning times and you might be worried about the impact of COVID-19. Our absolute priority is to support you whether you're an apprentice, employer or learning provider. We've compiled a list of our most frequently asked COVID-19 questions to help you understand the impact of the pandemic on apprenticeships.

Apprentice Transition Plan

If you're an apprentice who has been made redundant or unemployed as a result of COVID-19 the Apprentice Transition Plan service can help.

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Can you Adopt an Apprentice?

Funding is available to employers to help cover the costs of taking on an apprentice who has been made redundant.

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Find an apprenticeship you will love

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MA Modern apprenticeship

IT Support Analyst

Brodies LLP

  • EDINBURGH
  • Full time (37.5 Hours)
  • £10,000 to £12,000 per year

MA Modern apprenticeship

CNC Machinist / Toolmaker

McLaren Plastics Limited

  • LOANHEAD
  • Full time (37 Hours)
  • £8,944 to £20,500 per year

MA Modern apprenticeship

Sales Account Executive

Van Leasing

  • Bridge of Allan
  • Full time (37.5 Hours)
  • £18,000 per year

MA Modern apprenticeship

Childcare (Clydebank)

Brookland

  • CLYDEBANK
  • Full time (40 Hours)
  • £8,944 per year

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Real apprentice stories

Get the experience only an apprenticeship can offer

"I would definitely recommend a Modern Apprenticeship because you're learning on the job. I'm a lot more confident in myself, and I have a lot more knowledge about mechanical engineering."

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Apprentices

Find the right apprenticeship for you

FA

Foundation Apprenticeship

Learn the skills you need for the future and gain a qualification that employers recognise.

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MA

Modern Apprenticeship

Earn while you learn and build the experience and skills employers want to see.

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GA

Graduate Apprenticeship

A paid job where you gain industry experience and training while working towards a degree.

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Employers

Strengthen your business with an apprentice

Apprenticeships play a key role in Scotland’s economic recovery. They can: 

  • Help you meet skills gaps
  • Give young people a head start
  • Help businesses adapt to changing needs 
  • Benefit your business, no matter the size or sector
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