Construction: Building

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Construction: Building like?

The greatest buildings throughout history were created by people who were passionate about construction. If you want to help build something that lasts, then an apprenticeship in construction could be what you’re looking for. Learn how to work with materials such as timber and be part of an industry that shapes the future of Scotland.   

This construction apprenticeship is ideal for practical people. You’ll have the chance to create something from the ground up. Whether it’s painting, stonemasonry or bricklaying, you can develop your building skills.  

In terms of jobs, Scotland’s construction industry has plenty of opportunities. The specialist engineer skills you develop will come in handy for your job search.  Become a bricklayer and help to develop a new hospital or school. Learn how to work with stone and create artistic statues as a sculptor.

Entry requirements

Although there are no set entry requirements for this apprenticeship, it’s good to have an interest in the construction industry.

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?

This Modern Apprenticeship will take 12 to 24 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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