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This Modern Apprenticeship is aimed mainly at manufacturing industries, though it may be suitable for other companies who are production focussed. This includes supply chain employers in the oil & gas, life sciences and food and drink sectors.
Your employees will study for SCQF level 5 in either Performing Industrial Operations or Business Improvement Techniques.
Candidates for this Modern Apprenticeship don’t need any prior experience or qualifications.
This Modern Apprenticeship may provide the first step on the ladder for many people who are currently in employment but have little or no formal qualification – and may encourage them to progress their career further. Successful apprentices may go on to full or part-time study for other engineering qualifications at the same or a higher level.
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