Modern Apprenticeships

Get a job. Get paid. Get qualified.

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Modern Apprentices are the secret to building a skilled, motivated workforce – backed by industry-recognised qualifications and highly structured training.

The apprenticeship levy

From April 2017, employers with a wage bill of more than £3 million will pay an apprenticeship levy.

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Five reasons to hire an MA

An MA could be good for your business. Here's why

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Scottish Apprenticeship Awards 2016

Recognise the achievements of individuals and employers

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There are over 80 types of Modern Apprenticeship – in hundreds of different jobs. It’s a great way to get ahead in your career.

More than just a job

A Modern Apprenticeship is the best of all worlds.

BECOME AN MA

Find a vacancy

Find a Modern Apprenticeship to suit you.

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Who can apply?

Still at school, searching for work, or on the lookout for new skills?

BECOME AN MA

Apprenticeships have changed. From IT to healthcare to engineering, there are 80 different types – covering hundreds of different jobs.

Is an MA right for your child?

A Modern Apprenticeship is a real job with real pay

GIVE YOUR CHILD A HEAD START

A real alternative to uni

Why choose between earning and learning? An MA combines both.

HOW MAs COMPARE

Over 80 types to choose from

A huge range of opportunities for your child.

TYPES OF MA

What apprentices say

Modern Apprenticeships cover lots of jobs and industries — from construction and childcare, to fashion and engineering. Plus, you’ll get paid while you work and learn.

What employers say

Modern Apprenticeships provide us with a skilled workforce and are vital to the growth and success of our business.

Carol Henry, HR Director

Our Modern Apprenticeship programme provides a talent pipeline for our business.

Gary Merrylees, Talent Manager

Our apprenticeship scheme represents an important investment in the future of our company.

Amanda Henderson, Talent Manager

Modern Apprenticeships are a wise investment in future capability and the success of our business.

Fiona Bradbury, Supply and Logistics Leader

I would encourage any company to take on an apprentice.

Colin McCorguodale, Chairman of NFRC

Our Modern Apprenticeship programme future-proofs our skills, as well as our business.

Katrina Ryder, IT Apprentice Manager