Career Development

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Career Development like?

Are you passionate about helping others? If so, you could use that passion to help people find the best career for them. Study an apprenticeship in career development and begin the first stage in your journey to become a careers adviser. Be part of a sector that’s focused on your progression, as well as those you help.

Scotland’s career development sector is fast-paced and there are lots of jobs to choose from.  You could work in customer service in a career development environment. You could develop an understanding of labour market information and enable people to use career services and talk to guidance professionals.

You could learn to develop your networking skills and gain transferrable skills which you can use in another industry. With a range of opportunities available, this apprenticeship is designed to improve your recruitment knowledge and help you thrive in the career development sector.

Entry requirements

There are no set entry requirements for this apprenticeship, but it’s good to have an interest in the career development sector.

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

The apprenticeship will take between 12 and 18 months to complete.

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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