Modern Apprenticeships

Work, learn and earn and get the skills you need.


Get a job. Get paid. Get qualified.

With a Modern Apprenticeship you learn on the job, and get the experience you need. Plus, you work towards a qualification.

Whether you’re thinking about the future, job hunting, or want to learn new skills, a Modern Apprenticeship could be for you.

  • Over 100 Modern Apprenticeships across hundreds of jobs

  • Get the best possible training, designed with employers and industry in mind

  • Learn in a real world environment that puts your skills to the test right away

  • You get the experience employers are looking for

  • Your qualification is accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority.

Find and apply for a vacancy

We upload the latest MA vacancies every day. Start your search now.

My Modern Apprenticeship story

Don't take our word for it. Hear from Modern Apprentices themselves.

Got a question about MAs?

What's the pay like? Am I eligible to apply? What if I already have a job? Find all the answers to these questions, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are more than 80 types of apprenticeship

Over on My World of Work, you can see a list of the types of MA. We’ll tell you what jobs you could do (there are hundreds to choose from!), what skills you’ll learn, and what the entry requirements are.


Not sure which apprenticeship is for you?

My World of Work can help you explore your options. Try one of the tools below, and start to find out more about what careers might suit you.

Apprenticeships are for everyone

If you’re disabled or have learning difficulties, you might be eligible for additional support such as Access to Work grants. Find out about what’s available and where to get advice on My World of Work.

Look out for the Disability Confident symbol on the job vacancies here on This means if you apply, identify yourself as disabled, and meet the minimum criteria, you should be offered an interview.

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Skills Development Scotland is delivering Modern Apprenticeships with support from European Social Fund.

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