Skills for Craft Businesses

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Skills for Craft Businesses like?

From artists to metalworkers, there are a vast range of jobs available to you in Scotland’s craft skills and design industries. This includes roles in traditional crafts, manufacture, business promotion, curation and many other related fields. Express your creative talent as a textiles designer. Maintain priceless artwork as an art technician. Create an income from your passion as a craft business owner.  

You can dedicate yourself to your favourite type of craft and you’ll get to learn innovative techniques and practices. Whatever your area of study in craft skills, this apprenticeship will deliver the expertise you require to make a living from your artistic abilities.

Entry requirements

There are no formal requirements to secure a place on this apprenticeship. However, it is advised you undertake related work experience. This will show your suitability for the apprenticeship to potential employers. 

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 15 months to complete on average.  

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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