Engineering and Digital Manufacturing

Modern Apprenticeship


This apprenticeship supports engineering roles across many different areas of work. These include:

  • additive manufacturing

  • advanced manufacturing

  • digital manufacture

  • design engineering

  • electrical and electronic engineering

  • manufacturing

  • mechanical engineering

  • metrology

  • welding

The goal is to enable you to apply advanced engineering practice and principles. This will support you in making engineering and manufacturing decisions.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this apprenticeship. However it is recommended that you have:

- 2 or more SQA Highers, and Mathematics at National 5 or above; or

- National Certificate (SCQF Level 6) or a Higher National Certificate (SCQF Level 7) qualification in engineering.

Employers may also consider your workplace skills and experiences, if you are changing careers or upskilling.

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 can take up to 48 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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