Modern Apprenticeships

Get more skilled people for your business


Support Scotland’s Modern Apprentices

When you take on a Modern Apprentice:

  • they'll work for you as an apprentice for 1 to 4 years

  • Skills Development Scotland contributes towards training costs

  • you pay the apprentice’s wages like any other employee

  • a learning provider delivers the training

  • you'll help them gain recognised qualifications


Modern Apprenticeships bring many benefits to your business – they'll help you:

  • access new talent

  • develop your in-house talent

  • increase productivity and knowledge-sharing

  • improve staff morale and retention

  • meet your current and future business needs 

Search learning providers

Search here for learning providers to deliver the apprenticeship you have chosen.

Search for publications

You can find apprenticeship frameworks, programme conditions, specifications and more which you'll need as a learning provider or employer.

What Modern Apprenticeships are available?

There are over 100 types, or frameworks, of Modern Apprenticeship. Some examples are:

Frequently asked questions

Got any questions about Modern Apprenticeships? You might want to know:

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Employer guidance and support

We’ve created guidance to help you recruit and employ a Modern Apprentice.

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Advertise a vacancy

Advertise an apprenticeship vacancy in our Employer account area. If you don't have an account with us already, it's quick and easy to register.

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Want to chat to our team?

Contact our specialist advisers online or call our employer helpline on 0800 783 6000.