Guidance for employers delivering apprenticeships

We want to support 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 help you and your apprentice to get the most out of the experience.

Foundation Apprenticeship guidance for employers

Find advice and guidance to help you as the employer, and the young person working as an apprentice, to get the best experience from their Foundation Apprenticeship. We cover everything from how you get involved to employee induction and how learning providers can support you.


Modern Apprenticeship guidance for employers

Find useful advice and information to help you welcome your Modern Apprentice and help them to develop. We've included a variety of topics from recruitment and selection to providing equipment and delivering feedback.


Graduate Apprenticeship guidance for employers

Find best practice and advice to help you support your employee on their Graduate Apprenticeship journey. We've covered everything from recruitment and induction to mentoring your apprentice and working with a learning provider.

Thinking of taking on an apprentice?

Discover the apprenticeship best suited to your business and explore next steps.

Find the right apprenticeship

Funding for apprenticeships

Find out how Foundation, Modern and Graduate apprenticeships are funded in Scotland.

Find funding information