Modern Apprenticeships

Get a job, get paid and get qualified

Modern apprentices learn on the job – gaining skills, experience and qualifications that’ll kick-start your career and give you confidence in your future job-hunting plans.

  • 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.

Apprenticeships are for everyone

If you have a disability or 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.

Get in touch or join our network

If you'd like to find out more, check out our questions or get in touch with our team. You can also apply to join our network and help to promote apprenticeships.

Got a question about apprenticeships?

Read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for more information.

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Chat to our team

Simply call our friendly advisers if you have any questions or need more information about apprenticeships.

Call 0800 917 8000

Join our network

Apply to be part of the Apprentice Network and inspire the next generation of talent with your skills, knowledge and experience.

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Mental Health resource for apprentices

Do you have questions or concerns about your mental health and wellbeing at work? In partnership with mental health charity Penumbra, we have put together a resource to support you.

View Mental Health resource for apprentices and employees

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

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