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.

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

Trainee Nursery Assistant

Corner House Gillsland

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

MA Modern apprenticeship

Painter

South Lanarkshire Council

  • Various Locations Throughout South Lanarkshire
  • Full time (37 Hours)
  • £18,520 per year

GA Graduate apprenticeship

Student Property Manager

Graham + Sibbald

  • GLASGOW
  • Full time (35 Hours)
  • £11,939 to £16,216 per year

MA Modern apprenticeship

Childcare (Clydebank)

Childrens Hour

  • 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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