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Scottish Apprenticeship Week is an annual campaign to showcase how apprenticeships work for businesses, individuals and the economy.

The campaign – from 6 to 10 March – is a nationwide celebration aimed at encouraging more employers to take on apprentices.

The theme for 2017 is ‘Apprenticeships are Changing’.

With a commitment to more Modern Apprenticeships; the introduction of Foundation and Graduate Level Apprenticeships – it’s never been more important to promote the apprenticeship family.

Organised by Skills Development Scotland (SDS), Scottish Apprenticeship Week highlights the commitment of businesses who have decided to invest in the skills of their workforce.

It also showcases the successes of apprentices who have chosen to get a job, get paid and get qualified to develop their careers.

SDS wants businesses, industry, colleges, councils, training providers and those with a shared interest in the success of the apprenticeships to back the week and encourage many more employers to take on apprentices.

Get involved

Make the most of Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2017:

  1. Visit our campaign homepage to find out what’s already happening.
  2. Add your #ScotAppWeek17 event to our events listing or find out how to host one.
  3. Download our digital toolkit featuring images, posters and social media designs.
  4. Promote the week by celebrating the achievements of your apprentices; share your story with a local newspaper or promote #ScotAppWeek17 on social media.

If you have any questions please email scotapprenticeweek@sds.co.uk or call 0141 285 6171. 

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