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This Modern Apprenticeship helps employees gain skills and competence they need for roles in facilities services. SCQF level 7 provides a pathway into management and leadership roles in the facilities management industry.

The qualification

SCQF level 7

Your employee will study for a qualification in Facilities Management at SCQF level 7.

Entry requirements

Candidates for this Modern Apprenticeship are likely to have already completed SCQF level 4 in Facilities Services or have other relevant experience or qualifications.

Progression and development

Once they completed their apprenticeship, your employees could take on the responsibilities of a team leader or assistant manager. The apprentice should have the skills needed to resolve issues, manage staff, resources and budgets, and liaise effectively with clients.

SCQF qualification levels explained

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How is it funded?

We contribute towards training costs

We do this by paying the learning provider directly in incremental payments throughout the course of the apprenticeship.

See training contribution calculator below to determine funding contribution for this framework.

An enhanced funding contribution is paid for employees who are aged 16 – 19. For those who are disabled and care-experienced, this is extended up to and including age 29.

Speak to a range of learning providers to find the best deal and agree on a flexible approach to meet the needs of your business.

Who pays the apprentice?

Like any other employee of your business, you’ll pay the Modern Apprentice's wages. This is not set by SDS, but we do encourage all employers to pay the living wage. Remember, you must pay at least the National Minimum Wage.

Time to complete

It will take between 12-24 months to complete.

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Sound right for your business?

The next step is to find a learning provider that offers this apprenticeship.

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