Modern Apprenticeships might be right for you if you prefer to learn from hands-on experience, and would prefer part time rather than full time study. Being able to earn while you learn is another plus point.
The Modern Apprenticeship in Procurement is available at SCQF Level 6.
You would learn how to get business the best value for money. You would learn how to source quality products for the best price by finding suppliers and negotiating with them.
Anyone living in Scotland who is over school leaving age can apply. Sometimes employers set an upper age limit, as the Scottish Government doesn’t always fund training for those aged over 24.
You would check this with individual employers.
You’d need to have at least one of the following qualifications to be considered for the apprenticeship:
You will achieve the relevant Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ), Diploma or other competency based qualification. In addition, you work towards core skills and complete industry specific training.
Most Modern Apprenticeships take between 2 – 4 years to complete.This depends on the industry and the level you are completing.
If you start an apprenticeship at SCQF Level 5 or 6, you may be able to progress to a higher level, if available. You could also progress into a related job.
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To search for vacancies and to apply, go to www.apprenticeships.scot.