Fashion and Textiles Heritage

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Fashion and Textiles Heritage like?

Have you always wanted to bring your creative clothing ideas to life? Study for an apprenticeship in fashion and textiles heritage and be part of an industry that reimagines traditional fashion concepts.   

Whether you’re interested in knitting colourful scarves or crafting practical jackets, there’s a job for you in Scotland’s fashion industry. Help produce beautiful dresses as a fashion designer. Learn to create luxury sweaters as a hand sewer. Discover how to be a trend-spotter and work as a textiles sales operator.   

The apprenticeship can help you develop a wide range of creative skills. Develop your knowledge of heritage goods and work with different materials such as leather and tweed. You’ll also have the chance to research the latest fashion trends and learn about advanced crafting techniques. 

Entry requirements

Although there are no formal requirements for this apprenticeship, it is good to have an interest in fashion and textiles.  

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?

The 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 or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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