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This Technical Apprenticeship helps employers raise their productivity, by helping staff develop the ability to lead projects, processes and people. Candidates may have already completed an Engineering Modern Apprenticeship or could be new employees from college or university. There are three pathways to qualification, allowing employers to select the units that will be most relevant to the role.
Your employee will complete an SCQF level 8 qualification in one of:
There are no specific criteria for entry to this Technical Apprenticeship, though candidates who have completed the Engineering Modern Apprenticeship or a similar qualification are more like to have the skills, knowledge and competence to complete the course effectively.
Once they complete their apprenticeship, candidates could help improve productivity and increase the competitiveness of their employer. There are also routes for employees to achieve higher qualifications. These might include:
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