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Apprenticeships

Develop skills & gain experience as the basis of a first class career

Turn an engineering interest into valuable skills, experience & qualifications

Join MacTaggart Scott as an apprentice, and you’ll occupy a key place within our business. Quite simply, you are part of our future. That is because with your talents and your skill we will keep growing, keep innovating and keep competing with the very best in the world.

Becoming an apprentice takes an enormous amount of commitment, hard work and dedication. At MacTaggart Scott, apprenticeships are considered the foundation of a career, providing the essential skills needed for your future with us.

At MacTaggart Scott we are proud of our Apprenticeship Programme and the skilled people it produces. It is an integral part of our operations and we rely on first class trades people to produce first class jobs. In order to produce first class trades people, we need first class apprentices and we are looking for people that are genuinely interested in and enthusiastic about developing a career in your chosen area.

Our apprenticeship programme will see you turn your interest in engineering into valuable skills, experience and qualifications.

Apprentice Production Engineer (APPLICATION PROCESS NOW OPEN until April 9th 2021):

If you want a practical hands-on career which guarantees further technical training and experience, then apply for an apprentice position with us and train to be an engineering craftsperson.

We have a variety of apprenticeships available this year:

  • Production Electrical
  • Machinist
  • Fitter/Test Fitter
  • Painter
Please Indicate your preference on the application form.

This pathway requires the following four qualifications:

  • National 5 in Mathematics and English (A's preferred)
  • Two National 5 or 4s in any other subjects

 Go to Apprenticeship Applications Page

Graduate Apprentice:

Working in partnership with Heriot Watt University, apprentices will spend most of their time in the workplace, be paid throughout the apprenticeship, and leave the programme with an honours degree in Engineering, Design and Manufacturing.

The University will develop and deliver the apprenticeships in partnership with industry, to combine academic knowledge with the skills development and workplace training required by employers.

This pathway requires the following qualifications :-

Two “A” grade and two “B” grade at Higher, one of which must be maths

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    Location:
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