Graduate Apprenticeships

Support Graduate Apprenticeships

As a learning provider, you can help to shape Scotland's next generation of workers. If you're a university, this is a great opportunity to help someone earn a degree while they work and earn a wage.

There are 11 different types of Graduate Apprenticeships to choose from. Anyone aged 16 or over can do a Graduate Apprenticeship and they apply directly to SAAS for funding. To take part they need to have an employer who’s willing to employ them as a Graduate Apprentice.

If you think you can support local people and employers - then training Graduate Apprentices is perfect for you. We'll give you all the details you need.

  • Work with an individual and their employer to help them progress their career
  • Build stronger bonds with employers in your community
  • Get funding to cover training costs
  • Receive support from Skills Development Scotland throughout your journey

Interested in supporting Graduate Apprenticeships?

Find out more

Read the steps which take you through the process of delivering training, plus our useful resources which help you along the way.

Delivery toolkit

This essential toolkit helps you to deliver Graduate Apprenticeships. The toolkit contains advice, tips and tools based on real practice.

Check out the toolkit

Policy and guidance

Check out relevant policy and guidance for Graduate Apprenticeships. It includes information on the Funding Information and Processing System (FIPS). 

Policy and guidance

Marketing resources

We've got lots of digital assets to help you promote your Graduate Apprenticeship. Choose from videos, images and more.

Browse resources

Not a university?

Only universities can provide the degree-level training required for Graduate Apprenticeships.

But if you're not a university, you can still support Scotland's next generation of workers. You could be a great Modern Apprenticeship learning provider.

Foundation Apprenticeships allow school pupils to gain work experience alongside a qualification. You could help them gain a valuable qualification and set them on the road to success.

Become a Modern Apprenticeships provider

Got a question about providing apprenticeships?

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