An enthusiastic and trained workforce
underpins Scotland's ambition for economic success. Modern
Apprenticeships support this goal by providing individuals with the
opportunity to secure industry recognised qualifications while
earning a wage.
Employers benefit from a skilled and productive
workforce, and from financial assistance for training through
Skills Development Scotland.
A Modern Apprentice could be a new team member
or an existing employee seeking to increase their capability.
Apprentices receive training to match your business growth needs.
As an employer, you can pass on your experience, supporting your
With 25,000 Modern Apprenticeships available
this year, fantastic opportunities exist whether you plan to enter
the world of work or introduce new enthusiasm and capability to
Young Scot Card
The Young Scot National Entitlement Card for young people is a
free electronic smart card for everyone aged 11 to 26.
If you are 16, 17 or 18 you can apply for your Young Scot NEC
Card and this will entitle you to cheaper transport on buses,
trains and ferries. This includes:
- One-third off adult single fares on buses all over
- Up to 50% off weekly or monthly tickets and up to one-third off
single or return train journeys in Scotland
- Two free return ferry journeys to the mainland if you live on
For more information on discounts and other benefits, please go
to the Young Scot website.