Work in an ever growing industry and become involved in spirits production. The sector in Scotland is booming and it’s made up of large multinational organisations through to small craft distillers.
Learn about malting, mashing, fermentation and the distillation process. Gain skills in casking, bottling, labelling and packaging. Be involved in warehouse operations, moving raw materials and casks and organising their distribution. Whatever you choose, you could play a key role in helping create a variety of spirits from whisky, gin, liqueurs, vodka or brandy.
You'll gain a Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 6.
Spirits Operations at SCQF Level 6
As part of your apprenticeship, you’ll learn about Spirits Operations and complete one of the following qualifications:
IBD General Certificate in Distilling
IBD General Certificate in Packaging
You’ll also develop the following core skills:
Working with others
Information and Communication Technology
There are a range of options to pursue with this Modern Apprenticeship.
Further study: Choose to increase your knowledge through another apprenticeship. You could develop more skills and experience by undertaking a Food and Drinks Operations apprenticeship.
Straight to work: Use your qualifications and find a job in the sector. Some are listed below:
Spirits Process Operative
Spirits Production Operative
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 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.