Apprenticeships in Scotland

We work with you to recruit the apprentice suited to your requirements though our vigorous recruitment process and election from over 100,000 applicants. Our Level 6 – Level 8 programme pathways allow learners to progress and grow within your company.

Why choose QA for Scottish apprenticeships?

  • Experience: We have placed over 5,500 apprentices in Scotland.
  • We are the largest tech provider of apprenticeships in Scotland with 10 years’ experience and we work with some of the world’s leading tech vendors.
  • An unrivalled talent pool: 100,000 apply to join our programmes in the UK every year.
  • We have achieved the highest grade awarded to a training provider by the HM Inspectorate.
  • We have an 87% completion rate for tech programmes (vs 73% national average).
  • We offer enhanced support to you and your apprentice through dashboards and progress management.
  • We have leading tutors and assessors designed to help you easily manage their programme and help apprentices progress faster.

Digital by Design

Our award-winning Digital by Design approach to blended learning helps learners develop further and faster whilst enabling managers to track progress via real-time dashboards.

Digital by Design delivers flexible digital learning and the opportunity to practice new skills in a safe environment before entering the workplace, all with easily accessible support. This allows all types of learners to take an approach which works for them and inspires the confidence to add immediate business value.

As a result, QA apprentices are more engaged, gain skills quicker and 97% of all DxD learners complete their training on time, or ahead of time.

Scottish Apprenticeship Awards celebrate young talent

QA client Harper Macleod scoops Promoting Diversity – Large Employer of the Year at Scottish Apprenticeship Awards 2021.

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Reshaping the future of the tech workforce

Exploring how apprenticeships provide an affordable, sustainable and diverse pipeline of talent for Scottish employers.

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Client feedback & testimonials

Case studies & news

Case study: QA apprentices help Scottish marketing agency, Moment, expand digital marketing capacity

Client case study: University of St Andrews

With QA’s IT apprenticeships and recruitment services, the University of St Andrews has created a pipeline of IT talent since 2012.

Case Study: DaXtra and QA Apprenticeships

John Scott and Roberto Melo from DaXtra explain how their positive experience of working with QA apprentices have changed their perspective of apprenticeships in general, and lead to them expanding apprenticeships into other business units too. They are now big advocates of bringing someone in at school level, and offering training, knowledge and support to help the learner begin their career. 

Partnering with you to power potential

We can work together to help recruit tech and digital apprentices or help reskill your existing workforce and provide your business with the in-demand tech skills you need.

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