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Modern Apprenticeship Programme

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Renfrewshire Council’s Modern Apprenticeship Programme (MAP) has been in place for over 10 years and in that time has supported over 450 young Renfrewshire residents into employment.

Modern Apprenticeships support young people aged 16 – 24 into employment. Participants gain work experience related to their particular occupational requirements. They will have an Individual Training Plan and complete an SVQ Level 3 qualification, which will be delivered and assessed by our internal Council Employability Programmes team or may involve attendance at a local Further Education College.

For the 2017/18 contract year (April 2017 – March 2018) Renfrewshire Council will have up to 38 opportunities available across the following frameworks: Business Administration, Procurement, Horticulture and Construction.

Modern Apprenticeships take between 1 to 4 years to complete.


Applying for a Modern Apprenticeship at Renfrewshire Council

Craft / Construction posts are advertised late March / early April each year.

All other posts are advertised 3 /4 times per year, depending on demand.

All posts are advertised on www.myjobscotland.gov.uk and www.apprenticeships.scot

Applicants must be:

  • Resident in Renfrewshire;
  • Have achieved three National 4 qualifications for horticulture and construction roles;
  • Have achieved two Highers for Business Administration and Procurement roles.


N.B. We will, if possible, consider relevant, practical work experience as an alternative to academic qualifications. Please contact us to discuss

The ultimate aim of Modern Apprenticeships is for participants to move seamlessly into full time employment on completion of their apprenticeship. This is where our programme consistently excels with over 90% of our apprentices going on to full-time employment and forging careers within the Council and local businesses.

To discuss our Modern Apprenticeship Programme please contact:

Business Administration / Procurement

Joyce McLean – 0141 618 7288 or press button below to e-mail Joyce directly
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Horticulture / Construction

Stuart Hay – 0141 618 7287 or press button below to e-mail Stuart directly
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