Hire an apprentice in NI, Scotland and Wales

As skills are a devolved matter, apprenticeships in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales are each a little different from those in England. However, there is funding for apprenticeships and specialist training providers to deal with most of the paperwork. 

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Hiring an apprentice can be a great way for you to find new talent for your company, grow your team in a cost-effective way, give a young person an opportunity to develop their career and support the long-term grow and sustainability of the screen industries. 

The overwhelming majority - 96% - of employers with apprentices say their business has benefited as a result. There is funding for apprenticeships and specialist training providers to deal with most of the paperwork.

As skills are a devolved matter, apprenticeships in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales are a little different from those in England. 

Hiring an apprentice in Scotland

These are the screen-related apprenticeships currently running in Scotland:

If you would like to recruit an apprentice into one of these roles, your best next step is to talk to a training provider – either a local college or private sector provider.

Hiring an apprentice in Wales

These are the screen-related apprenticeships currently running in Wales:

If you would like to recruit an apprentice into one of these roles, your best next step is to talk to a training provider - either a local college or private sector provider.  

Hiring an apprentice in Northern Ireland

These are the screen-related apprenticeships currently running in Northern Ireland. They are based on apprenticeship frameworks - the precursor to the new Apprenticeship Standards - in England but they are also delivered in Northern Ireland):

If you would like to recruit an apprentice into one of these roles, your best next step is to talk to a training provider - either a local college or private sector provider.   

Queries on apprenticeships

If you have further queries, please email Mark Heholt at: mark.heholt@screenskills.com.