Modern Apprenticeships

Support Modern Apprenticeships

Help to deliver the skills Scotland's economy needs, now and in the future. If you're a university, college or other learning provider, you can help individuals learn new skills while earning a wage.

Anyone aged 16 or over can do a Modern Apprenticeship. There are over 100 different types including business, design, pharmacy and woodwork.

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

  • Help build the workforce employers need
  • Work with individuals and their employers to help them progress their career
  • Build stronger bonds with employers in your community
  • Get support from Skills Development Scotland on the whole journey

Interested in supporting Modern Apprenticeships?

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Find guidance, get help with delivering your training contract and pick up useful resources.


Check out guidance for Modern Apprenticeship learning providers who are starting out.

Guidance for learning providers

Your contract

Find simple and useful guidance on how to deliver your Modern Apprenticeship contract. Includes links to useful documents and funding information.

Your contract


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Got a question about providing apprenticeships?

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