Modern Apprenticeships: Get a job. Get paid. Get qualified.

With a Modern Apprenticeship you learn on the job, and get the experience you need. Plus, you work towards a qualification.

Whether you’re thinking about the future, job hunting, or want to learn new skills, a Modern Apprenticeship could be for you.

  • Get the best possible training, designed with employers and industry in mind.
  • Learn in a real world environment that puts your skills to the test right away.
  • You get the experience employers are looking for.
  • Your qualification is accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority.

There are more than 80 types of apprenticeship

Over on My World of Work, you can see a list of the types of MA. It tells you what jobs you could do (there are hundreds to choose from!), what skills you’ll learn, and what the entry requirements are.

Check out some of these local examples of current apprentices in the West Highlands, but remember are over 80 different modern apprenticeships – covering job roles in sectors from healthcare and financial services, to construction, engineering, travel and creative and digital media.

Apprenticeship Opportunities at Gael Force Boat Building

Apprenticeship Opportunities at the Lovat Hotel Loch Ness

Apprenticeship Opportunities at MΩwi

Apprenticeship Opportunities at Ferguson Transport & Shipping
Apprenticeship Opportunities at the BSW Timber Group
 Apprenticeship Opportunities at the Alvance Aluminium
Apprenticeship Opportunities at West Highland College UHI & Lochaber Housing Association


Forestry & Land Scotland

Highland Council

Not sure which apprenticeship is for you?

My World of Work can help you explore your options. Try one of the tools below, and start to find out more about what careers might suit you.

Apprenticeships are for everyone

If you’re disabled or have learning difficulties, you might be eligible for additional support such as Access to Work grants. Find out about what’s available and where to get advice on My World of Work.

Look out for the Disability Confident symbol on adverts. This means if you apply, identify yourself as disabled, and meet the minimum criteria, you should be offered an interview.

Contact us

For more information about learning and earning to get the skills you need for a successful career through a variety of opportunities available through FoundationModern and Graduate Apprenticeships, let us know and we can help you.
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