In the digital age, having technology skills is essential for working in different sectors. Studying for an apprenticeship in digital applications can help to expand your IT and digital knowledge. Learn how to solve problems and be part of an industry that’s going from strength to strength.
Whether you’re interested in IT or digital marketing, the apprenticeship can teach you valuable skills. You’ll have the chance to learn about different application software packages and multimedia platforms. Learn what it means to set up an IT system and provide ongoing support.
There are plenty of jobs available in Scotland’s digital marketing sector. Learn how to create dynamic websites in an agency. Put your technology skills to good use as an IT technician. Whatever digital job you are interested in, the apprenticeship can kick start your career into the digital world.
You'll gain a Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 6.
Diploma in Digital Application Support at SCQF Level 6
During your apprenticeship, you'll learn how to:
Work with different software packages
Troubleshoot in an office environment
Build a network through lasting relationships with colleagues
Develop your digital marketing knowledge
Set up IT systems
Carry out best technical IT practices
You will also develop the following core skills:
These transferrable skills are useful for working in other jobs such as data entry clerk and website developer.
There’s a range of options when you complete this Modern Apprenticeship. Carry on your education with a digital qualification or find a full-time job.
Further education: Carry on your studies with an SCQF level 8 apprenticeship in digital applications or apply for an IT degree. Your experience will support your university application.
Straight to work: Use your qualifications to find a job in the digital marketing industry. There are several examples below:
IT support technician
Data entry clerk
There are no set 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.