Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2017

Modern Apprentice Ciara stands in front of whisky barrels at a distillery in Islay

Celebrate the benefits apprenticeships bring to individuals, businesses and the economy.

We want everyone who supports the success of apprenticeships to be a part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week from 6-10 March, 2017.

What's on?

There are events planned across the country to celebrate Scottish Apprenticeship Week. Find out what's happening near you.

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Show your support

Get behind the Promise to recruit Modern, Foundation and Graduate Level Apprentices. Help a new generation make their mark on Scotland's economy.

Make the Promise

Employers who have made the promise

Aberdeenshire Council logo
Perth and Kinross council logo
West Lothian council logo
Graham + Sibbald logo
CPA logo

Join the conversation during #ScotAppWeek17

Show us what you're sharing during Scottish Apprenticeship Week! Just use the hashtag #ScotAppWeek17. We'll pick our favourites to share on our social wall.

What's happening during #ScotAppWeek17?

We'll share highlights from this year's events and some of our apprenticeship case studies here.

An introduction to STEM

Female pupils from Renfrewshire visited British Airways to find out about careers in STEM.

Modern Apprentice Sophie stands in front of standing stones in Orkney

Apprenticeships and the future of work

SDS Chief Executive Damien Yeates spoke at the SCDI Skills Summit in Edinburgh.

Blonde female in safety googles and blue overalls smiles in front of a ship

Centre for Work-Based Learning launches

A new partnership between Skills Development Scotland, Strathclyde University, Robert Gordon University and Heriot-Watt University.

Find out more on our corporate website
Foundation apprentice Marta stands at a bridge in Glasgow at nighttime

Marta, Foundation Apprentice, City of Glasgow College

'The Foundation Apprenticeship helped me broaden my horizons and improved my knowledge of working in a big financial services organisation.'

Graduate Level Apprentice Bethany stands at the sea front in Thurso

Bethany, Graduate Level Apprentice, Balfour Beatty

'I feel my apprenticeship has given me a starting point which will help me through my journey for a lifetime. It's given me such confidence.'

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Be a part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week

We've got suggestions and resources to help you get organised.

Get involved

Big or small, running your own event is a great way for your business to take part in Scottish Apprenticeship Week. Here's a simple guide to some of the events you could host, and how to set them up.

Get involved

Digital toolkit

We've produced digital resources to help you promote Scottish Apprenticeship Week on your website and in your business. 


Tell us about your event

Got an event planned, or want to talk about it? Give us the details so we can add it to our events listings.

Tell us about your event

How could an apprentice benefit your business?

Inspired by Scottish Apprenticeship Week? Our experts can help you discover how Modern, Foundation or Graduate Level Apprenticeships can help you grow your business. Get in touch for free, one-to-one advice tailored to you.

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