Social Services (Children and Young People)

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Social Services (Children and Young People) like?

Every child deserves to be happy and confident. You can help build their self-esteem and make their lives better. Shape the future of the next generation by getting involved in social services. If you’re looking for regular training and growth, this is the industry for you.  

Look after children as a day care assistant or create a caring environment for them as a residential worker. Give young people and their families the support they need as a social worker. This modern apprenticeship will prepare you for a variety of childcare jobs.  

In Scotland, this sector has experienced tremendous growth. There are plenty of jobs to look for, with progression available too.   


Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this modern 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 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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