Scotland’s career development sector is fast-paced and there’s lots of jobs to choose from. Study for a technical apprenticeship in career development and be part of an sector that is dedicated to ongoing personal development, training and providing job support.
The apprenticeship gives you an idea of what it means to help develop the career paths of different people. You'll learn how to make connections across various partners, help people utilise digital tools and employability resource, and support job seekers to engage with employers and training providers
Scotland’s career development sector is diverse and there’s a lot of opportunity for progression. You'll improve your recruitment knowledge and thrive in employability type roles within the career development sector. With this apprenticeship, you could go on and study to become a professionally qualified careers adviser; helping people overcome barriers to their career development and identify and progress their career goals.
You'll also learn to develop your networking skills and gain transferrable skills which you can use in another industry.
You will gain a qualification in career information, advice and employability support at SCQF level 9. The qualification includes:
During your apprenticeship, you'll learn how to:
This apprenticeship will help you develop core skills such as:
This Technical Apprenticeship gives you different options. Choose to continue your education or find a career development job.
Further study: Continue your studies with a career development post graduate degree (SCQF 11) at university. The qualification required to be a sector endorsed qualified Careers Adviser. Your experience will support your application.
Straight to work: Use your qualifications and find a job in the career development sector. With this apprenticeship, you could go on to the following jobs:
Although there are no set entry requirements for this apprenticeship, it’s useful to have completed the modern apprenticeship in career development.
This Technical Apprenticeship will take between 12-24 months to complete.