Earn while you learn on your way to a bright future
How does a Modern Apprenticeship work?
As a Modern Apprentice, you’ll:
work, earn and learn – you'll be employed by a company
get a qualification that's recognised by industry employers
have a job and learn for between 1 and 4 years
choose from over 100 different Modern Apprenticeships
A Modern Apprenticeship is a brilliant way to learn while you earn. It'll help you:
get valuable workplace skills
increase your confidence, resilience and social skills
work with a wide range of people
earn a wage while you learn
understand your interests and talents
enhance your career opportunities
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Frequently asked questions
Got any questions about Modern Apprenticeships? You might want to know:
There are more than 100 different Modern Apprenticeship types available to study at SCQF Level 4/5 up to SCQF Level 11.
Modern Apprenticeships usually take between 1 year and 4 years to complete. It depends on the type and level of apprenticeship you are completing as well as your own experience. The timeframe can be flexible.
You should speak to your learning provider who should be able to give you an estimated timeframe for achieving your apprenticeship.
Each Modern Apprenticeship type, or framework, also tells you how long it’s likely to take.
As a Modern Apprentice you could achieve a qualification at a variety of SCQF levels, from certificates at SCQF Level 4/5 to SCQF Level 11. All Modern Apprenticeships also include certification of Core Skills.
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