The construction industry is a fast moving and diverse industry with my occupational routes. The Construction Industry Training Board has identified the sector as having four distinct areas:
Construction Civil Engineering
Construction Technical and Professional
The aim of this Professional Apprenticeship is to develop talent in a range of construction occupations in order to provide the industry with a well-trained productive workforce.
You will gain a Professional Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 11.
Your qualification includes:
a Professional Apprenticeship in Construction at SCQF Level 11
As part of this apprenticeship, together with your employer you’ll select between two and five Career Skills units at SCQF Level 8 or above and achieve a minimum of 20 credits. A 'pick and mix’ approach has been introduced to ensure that you gain the right mix of Career Skills.
There are a range of options to peruse upon completion of this apprenticeship.
Further study: Following completion of this apprenticeship, candidates will be able to progress onto a range of qualifications within the construction sector. These include:
Modern Apprenticeship Construction Building at SCQF Level 5 or Level 6
Modern Apprenticeship Construction Civil Engineering at SCQF Level 5 or Level 6
Modern Apprenticeship Construction Specialist at SCQF Level 5 or Level 6
Modern Apprenticeship Construction Technical at SCQF Level 6 or Level 7
Technical Apprenticeship Construction at SCQF Level 8 or Level 9
Professional Apprenticeship Construction at SCQF Level 11
There are no formal entry requirements for this framework. Achievement of academic qualifications such as National 4s, National 5s and Highers is one way of assessing the suitability of applicants.
However, each candidate will be reviewed on their own merit and employers should also be aware of newer vocational qualifications or vocational activity undertaken out with an academic institution, such as volunteering activity.
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 between 12 and 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 Apprenticeships.scot or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.