Modern Apprenticeships

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


Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Guidance for apprentices during the outbreak of COVID-19

If you're a Modern Apprentice, you should follow the guidance of your learning provider along with the advice of your employer.

If you have been made redundant due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we are here to help. Contact our PACE team on 0800 917 8000.

Please read our COVID-19 FAQs for regular updates. You can also visit our sister site, My World of Work, for employment and redundancy support

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.

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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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