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This Modern Apprenticeship is suitable as an entry point to the sector for those with little or no experience in procurement. It’s also a way of upskilling existing employees. They could be working in roles like administrator, assistant buyer, assistant contract officer, contract analyst and stock/inventory controller.
Your employee will study for a qualification at SCQF level 6 in Procurement.
Candidates must have at least one of the following:
After completing this Modern Apprenticeship, your employees will have the skills needed for the following types of role:
They could also progress to the Modern Apprenticeship in Supply Chain Management at SCQF level 8, as well as other professional qualifications, including:
We contribute towards training costs
We do this by paying the learning provider directly in incremental payments throughout the course of the apprenticeship.
Use our Modern Apprenticeship Contribution Table to work out the funding level 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 employees to pay the living wage. Remember, you must pay at least the National Minimum Wage.
It will take between 12-24 months to complete.
The next step is to find a learning provider that offers this apprenticeship.
Call our employer engagement team to find out more about Modern Apprenticeships.0800 783 6000