Work-based learning and Modern Apprenticeships


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Build a better workforce for the future

Recruit new staff or develop the skills of existing employees with our workbased learning programme of apprenticeships and SVQ courses.

Modern Apprenticeships are ideal for your business no matter what size or development stage your organisation is from multi-national to SME or microbusiness. The programme offers you the unique opportunity to invest in West Highland's workforce and, in return, boost your business's future by developing highly qualified and skilled, motivated staff boosting your organisation's competitiveness, growth and sustainability.

Skills Development Scotland provides funding for Modern Apprenticeships for apprentices aged from 16 to 25+. The funding available varies by age group and framework so please contact to find out how we can support your business.

Work with us to deliver a range of MAs specifically designed for your industry. Skills Development Scotland can contribute towards the costs and for eligible employees, you’ll pay nothing more than their wage. We currently deliver in the following areas:

  • Aquaculture
  • Business & Administration
  • Children & Young People
  • Information Technology
  • Food & Beverage Service
  • Professional Cookery
  • Hospitality
  • Health and Social Care
  • Retail and Customer Service
  • Warehousing, Storage & Distribution

Interested in studying?

We offer a range of Modern Apprenticeships and SVQs