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This Modern Apprenticeship helps you train employees with roles in sawmilling, manufacturing and construction. It’s offered at two levels – for people who are completely new to these industries, and for those who want to develop their skills further. This apprenticeship includes a choice of different learning pathways, making it suitable across a range of roles.
Your employee will study for a qualification at SCQF level 5 in one of:
Candidates should be employed in the wood and timber industry and work in Scotland.
After completing this qualification, your employees will be able to take on more specialised tasks in their area of expertise, and/or move onto the SCQF level 6 Modern Apprenticeship.
Your employee will study for a qualification in one of:
Candidates should have completed the level 5 SCQF Modern Apprenticeship or have equivalent qualifications or experience. They should be employed in the wood and timber industry and work in Scotland.
After completing this qualification, your employees will be able to:
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