Apprenticeship information for employers
Training and skills development are vital to the success of any business, especially one that hopes to attract and keep skilled workers. Scotland’s Rural College have the expertise and experience to keep you ahead of the field.
Thinking of employing an SRUC apprentice?
We can guide you through the entire process, providing support, advice and training throughout. Apprentices earn while they learn, gaining a wide mix of skills and knowledge on the job, which will be supported by classroom-based and digital learning. The training is built around the job role to meet the needs of your business in a formalised training plan, with apprentices working towards a nationally recognised qualification.
Rural Employers Toolkit
Rural businesses encompass a wide variety of industries including traditional ones such as farming, forestry and fishing but also other industries that have an important role to play in rural communities including tourism, food and drink, health & social care (including childcare), creative industries, energy, manufacturing, and others.
Apprenticeship programmes offered by SRUC
Modern Apprenticeships at SCQF Level 5
An MA at SCQF level 5 is designed to develop skills and knowledge in a specific subject area as well as skills for learning, skills for life and skills for work.
Modern Apprenticeships at SCQF Level 6
An MA at SCQF Level 6 demonstrates specific knowledge and skills for a particular subject at the defined national standard.
Technical Apprenticeships at SCQF Level 8
A TA at SCQF Level 8 is a package of learning, training and practical work experience specific to a particular industry or sector and includes a relevant SVQ, career skills, and industry-specific training.
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