Creating a building from the ground up is an accomplishment. If you’re interested in developing your building skills, then studying for a construction apprenticeship could help you find your ideal job.
The construction industry has a demand for people with specialist knowledge. With this apprenticeship, you’ll learn about the latest demolition technology and roofing hardware, such as reinforced bitumen membrane systems. You’ll learn about what it means to insulate a building and why scaffolding helps to strengthen a home. The knowledge you’ll gain can open up a range of career choices.
These unique skills will come in handy during your job search. You could become a lighting conduction engineer or oversee specialist equipment such as concrete drills. Whether you’d like to build a home or a hospital, this apprenticeship can help you succeed in the world of construction.
You will gain a Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 5 or Level 6.
Your qualification includes:
Construction: Specialist at SCQF Level 5 including topics such as: Scaffolding, Lighting Conductor Engineering, Steeplejacking, Roof Sheeting and Cladding or Demolition
Construction: Specialist at SCQF Level 6 including topics such as: Scaffolding, Lighting Conductor Engineering, Steeplejacking, Roof Sheeting and Cladding or Demolition
During your apprenticeship, you'll learn how to:
carry out best construction practices
fix ceilings, roofs and walls
work with specialist equipment
develop your own construction knowledge
You’ll also develop the following core skills:
These transferable skills are useful for working in other jobs such as demolition and surveying.
This Modern Apprenticeship gives you many options. Choose to carry on your education with a construction degree or graduate to a full-time construction role.
Further education: Carry on your studies by studying for a BSC in construction site management. You could even go on to study for a masters in a related field. Your experience will support your application.
Straight to work: Find a job in construction by using your qualifications. There's a range of possible jobs, including:
lighting conductor engineer
There are no set entry requirements for this apprenticeship.
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 Apprenticeships.scot or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.