In Scotland, the continuation of the well-established and
successful Modern Apprenticeship system along with the expansion of
Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships affords stability and
continuity. We are delivering more Apprenticeships in Scotland than
ever before with a record number of starts in 2018/19.
We remain on track to provide 29,000 Apprenticeships
starts (including 1,300 Graduate Apprenticeships) in 2019/20, and
Foundation Apprenticeships are now available in 272 secondary
schools in Scotland, with 5,000 opportunities available for 2019.
We continue to prioritise, and enable pipelines into higher level
training and STEM subjects to drive the fair, sustainable and
inclusive growth needed for a thriving Scottish