Apprenticeship development

Who can get involved

Organisations from all sectors can register interest and we welcome everyone to get involved. We're particularly interested in hearing from those who can support with developing frameworks in:

  • Agriculture
  • Management
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing products
  • Customer services
  • Retail and travel
  • Finance
  • Rural skills
  • Game and wildlife
  • Transport and logistics
  • Horticulture
  • Trees and timber
  • Hospitality

Why should I participate?

It’s a unique opportunity to influence work-based learning and training in your industry, profession or sector. You'll help create high-quality apprenticeships that are relevant to your workplace. Employees will develop skills that businesses need to thrive, now and in future.
Help shape the future of apprenticeships for Scotland.

Register your interest
Stewart's story

Employers have an increased voice

Stewart McKinlay is Skills Director for the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS). Here he talks about the importance of skills development and the key role of apprenticeships. Stewart discusses why NMIS wanted to have a say in the new model and how apprenticeship development supports the sector.

Get involved

There are lots of ways to make a difference. Find out how to get involved in developing an apprenticeship.

Changes to Scottish Apprenticeship Standards and Frameworks

The system for Apprenticeship Standards and Frameworks in Scotland is changing to make it more agile and responsive to the evolving world of work. This will ensure that apprenticeships reflect what work looks like today and in the future.

This short document describes what's changing and why, including the structure of apprenticeships.

Read the PDF 'Changes to Scottish Apprenticeship Standards & Frameworks'