Adapt, sustain and strengthen your business

Whether it’s hiring someone new or developing an existing employee, apprenticeships can help provide the skills you need to adapt, sustain and strengthen your business. We'll guide you through getting started and support with the cost of training by paying the learning provider you choose.

  • Upskill your workforce
  • Meet your skills needs
  • Increase productivity

Guidance to help employers support apprentices

We want to help you as an employer to deliver more successful apprenticeships and increase the benefits to your organisation. We've created these guidance resources with useful information, tips and procedures to support you and your apprentice to get the most out of the experience.

View our guidance for employers

Apprenticeship development

Find out how apprenticeships are developed and how you can get involved. We welcome your contributions, whether you're an employer, an apprentice or someone from business, public sector or a trade union.

Mental Health resource for employers

If you're an employer and you'd like to know more about how best to support the mental health and wellbeing of your apprentices, we have put together a resource to support you.

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Supported by

Below 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

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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