Apprentices

Kick-start your career with an apprenticeship

See what apprenticeships you could do, which employers you could work with and the qualifications you'll gain.

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Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2024

Get involved with events, get social resources and lesson plans or find out more about apprenticeships. Join us for #ScotAppWeek24!

Scottish Apprenticeship Week

Employers

Grow your business with an apprenticeship

We'll help you find the right fit for your business and support you with the costs. You'll get the skills you need for the growth you want.

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Apprentices

Get qualilfications at school, earn while you learn, work towards a degree — the choice is yours!

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Employers

Grow your talent pipeline and boost productivity — find out how to employ an apprentice.

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Learning providers

Work with employers and individuals to deliver a range of exciting and dynamic apprenticeships.

Real apprentice stories

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Modern Apprentice Viktoryia working as an engineer in the warehouse at GE Caledonian

A Modern Apprenticeship was the best way for Viktoryia to learn on the job and gain experience in engineering.

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Get the experience only an apprenticeship can offer

I knew a Graduate Apprenticeship would be a good idea. I'll get my full Bachelor's degree, work full-time, gain experience and I'm getting paid. It's a win-win in every aspect.

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Publications and resources

Looking for essential documents to deliver apprenticeships? Want some colourful apprenticeship images for your social media? We've got what you need.

Hamid, an apprentice employer, standing in the Esteem office

Shape the future of apprenticeships

People from a wide range of backgrounds help develop new apprenticeships — find out how you could get involved.

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Fair work is for everyone

Everyone has the right to be treated fairly at work. Fair Work helps all employees in Scotland to have a voice, opportunity, security, fulfilment and respect.