Attract, train, motivate and retain your workforce

Apprenticeships can secure the skills your business needs for the future. Get involved with apprenticeships to develop your workforce and maximise retention while helping you become an employer of choice. Whether you are looking to develop an existing employee or hire someone new, we will help you. We will also support you with the training cost.

  • Upskill your workforce
  • Boost retention
  • Increase productivity

Help shape the future of apprenticeships in Scotland

As an employer, would you like to help create high-quality apprenticeships? You will be supporting employees to develop the skills that businesses need to thrive, now and in the future. Find out how apprenticeships are designed and developed and how you can get involved.

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All employees have the right to be treated fairly at work. The Fair Work Convention supports employers in Scotland to ensure every employee has a voice, opportunity, security, fulfilment and respect.

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Supporting Scotland’s Young Person’s Guarantee

Scottish Apprenticeships directly support Scotland’s Young Person’s Guarantee, providing job opportunities for thousands of young people. Find out more at

Supported by

These are some of the employers who endorse Scottish Apprenticeships.

  • Scottish Chamber of Commerce
  • CBI
  • fsb
  • CeeD
  • Inspiring Business Scotland
  • Scottish Council for Development and Industry
  • Scottish Engineering
  • Scottish Training Federation