East Renfrewshire Council Modern Apprenticeship Programme

Work EastRen has been a Modern Apprentice provider for over 15 years and has delivered many SVQs and assisted many young people from the local area and beyond into full time employment.

Marion Cunningham Senior CDO

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We pride ourselves on delivering the highest standard of training possible.

Vocational Qualifications are better known as SVQs in Scotland. SVQs demonstrate that an employee has the skills and knowledge necessary to perform competently and successfully. Assessed entirely in the workplace, employees are required to develop a portfolio of evidence that shows them carrying out work activities to an SVQ standard.

Vocational Qualifications are a great way of boosting skills and knowledge within the work place whilst creating a more competent and effective workforce. Of course, we think that everyone should take up a Modern Apprenticeship with us but you might think us biased. Here are 5 good reasons to take up a Vocational Qualification:

  1. SVQs develop employees into more motivated, better skilled and more flexible workers.
  2. SVQs provide a benchmark to evaluate business performance against national standards.
  3. Paid while you learn.
  4. Flexibility SVQs can be achieved over any period of time, giving flexibility to learn at your own pace and in your own circumstances.
  5. You gain a Nationally recognised certificate.

In previous years we have delivered Business and Administration, Childcare, Hospitality, Facilities Services and Highways Maintenance.

A modern apprentice recruited through East Renfrewshire Council earns a better hourly rate than most other employers. Pay for a modern apprentice on Level 2 starts around £118 per week. This would rise throughout their training period to around £153, and an MA at Level 3 would start around £153 per week, rising to around £177.

For more information on our Apprenticeships and the different types of Apprenticeships we deliver please contact Work EastRen on 0141 571 8561

Please download our Get your career started with a Modern Apprenticeship brochure.

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