Borders College

Thinking of taking on a Modern Apprentice?

The College delivers a wide variety of Modern Apprenticeship opportunities across Edinburgh, Lothians and the Borders. We work with employers to develop appropriate training programmes to suit their organisational needs. As part of our Modern Apprenticeship contract we can offer a learning programme that is wholly work based, day release or block release at college combined with work based assessment to ensure business needs are met and employees take advantage of their chance to upskill and develop their job roles.

Our current Modern Apprenticeship contract not only helps young people to learn on the job and assist in meeting the targets set out in the Developing the Young Workforce Strategy but provides opportunities for existing staff to benefit from funded training and ensure workforce development opportunities are open to any ages and ensures lifelong learning routes for all.

The College currently delivers Modern Apprenticeship opportunities in:

  • Management
  • Business Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Social Services – Childcare
  • Social Services – Social Care
  • Food Preparation & Cooking
  • Gamekeeping
  • Horticulture
  • Mixed Farming
  • Automotive

We are happy to come and talk to you about the many opportunities the College has to assist in developing your workforce through a wide range of funded interventions from Foundation & Modern Apprenticeships to short course provision tailored to the developing needs of your business.

  • If you would like to find out more about how to employ a Modern Apprentice please contact our Business Development Unit. Telephone: 01450 361030 or email


Published: Fri 10th Mar, 2017