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.

COVID-19 Support

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. 

Pathway Apprenticeships

Find out about Pathway Apprenticeships - a new training opportunity for school leavers.

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Apprenticeship Employer Grant

Employers can access financial support when taking on an apprentice within their business.

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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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GA Graduate apprenticeship

Design Engineer

Leonardo

  • Edinburgh
  • Full time (37 Hours)
  • £20,500 per year

MA Modern apprenticeship

Childcare (Govan)

Kirktonholme

  • GLASGOW
  • Full time (40 Hours)
  • £8,632 per year

MA Modern apprenticeship

Advanced Electrical Engineer

BAE Systems

  • GLASGOW
  • Full time (37 Hours)
  • £14,000 to £14,679 per year

MA Modern apprenticeship

Business Administration Assistant

East Ayrshire Council

  • KILMARNOCK
  • Full time (35 Hours)
  • £11,739 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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