Modern Apprenticeships


An apprenticeship is a qualification that helps you gain valuable experience and skills whilst also giving you the opportunity to earn while you learn.

Becoming an apprentice gives you the opportunity to gain hands-on experience that the classroom can’t provide and work towards a qualification at the same time. You'll learn on the job, supported by a mentor in the workplace.

Find out more about Modern Apprenticeships in our video below.


What are modern apprenticeships?

Why become an apprentice?

If you’re considering becoming a Modern Apprentice, there’s so many fantastic reasons why it will be a positive experience that will help to boost your career opportunities.

From your own personal confidence to the skills you will learn in your job role, all whilst working towards a qualification and earning money at the same time – the benefits are far and wide.

  1. Earn while you learn
  2. Gain hands-on experience in your chosen industry
  3. Broad range of subject areas/job roles/qualifications to choose from
  4. The experience will help to give your studies real life context
  5. Training tailored to the job role you’re doing
  6. Working with your employer to gain the experience that’s right for you
  7. Nationally recognised qualification accredited by Scottish Qualifications Authority
  • Business Admin
  • Childcare
  • Construction
  • Customer service
  • Engineering
  • Facility Services
  • Food and Drink
  • Hairdressing
  • Hospitality
  • Light Vehicle Maintenance
  • Management
  • Social Care

To find out more information, please contact the email below 

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Scottish Apprenticeship Week

This year Dumfries and Galloway College showcased our apprenticeships in a range of different around from business around our region for Scottish Apprenticeship Week.

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