Take the next step with an apprenticeship

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


Give someone a chance through an apprenticeship

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

Nominations open for Scottish Apprenticeship Awards

Nominate an apprentice, employer or learning provider in the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards.

Shine a spotlight on those who champion apprenticeships and support apprentices throughout Scotland.

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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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MA Modern apprenticeship

IT Support Engineer

The Logic IT Solutions

  • Full-time (37 Hours)
  • £9,000 to £14,000 per year

MA Modern apprenticeship

Assistant Manager


  • Full-time (40 Hours)
  • £20,000 per year

MA Modern apprenticeship

Digital Administrator

C Hanlon

  • Full-time (40 Hours)
  • £10,400 per year

MA Modern apprenticeship

Front of House Team ( Bar/ Floor Team members/ Supervisors)

Rusacks St Andrews/ White Rabbit Projects

  • St Andrews
  • Full-time (38 Hours)
  • £19,760 to £23,712 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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Find the right apprenticeship for you


Foundation Apprenticeship

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

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Modern Apprenticeship

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

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Graduate Apprenticeship

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

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How are apprenticeships developed?

Apprenticeships are developed by groups of employers, apprentices and other people from a variety of backgrounds. Find out how you could get involved in shaping a new generation of apprenticeships.

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Strengthen your business with an apprentice

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