Human Resources

Applying for a Modern Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships are a great way to start or enhance your career.

I think that the opportunities and experience the University offers are invaluable.  Getting my foot in the door at the University has been the best thing I have ever done.

Administrative Assistant (HR) - Modern ApprenticeCentre for Open Learning

What is a Modern Apprenticeship?

They are a combination of paid employment with workbased or college training and learning.  Modern Apprenticeships at the University can offer you fantastic opportunities in administration, accountancy, lab work, landscaping, computers & ICT, and many other areas.  

Laura Ferguson, Mechanical Engineering MA
Laura Ferguson, Mechanical Engineering MA

Follow the link below to hear from apprentices about their experience of completing a Modern Apprenticeship at the University of Edinburgh.

How do I apply?

All apprenticeships will be advertised on our jobs page and directly by our selected training providers.  

University jobs website

For help with your application and interview preparation, please click on the link below.

Applying for a Modern Apprenticeship

For any questions not answered by the website or the guidance, please email: