Graduate Apprenticeships

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Talent Development

Heriot-Watt University has a strong track record for producing highly employable graduates and developing tomorrow’s talent.

The graduate apprentice programme equips students with an industry-focused education within construction, civil engineering and the built environment to reduce the skills gap and futureproof the workforce.

The STEM University instils the fundamentals of engineering and physical science, mathematics and computer science to drive advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning and help shape future industry.

Success stories

From working with household names like BP, Shell and Siemens through to its knowledge transfer partnerships with Edinburgh gin-maker Spencerfield Spirit and heat battery developer SunAmp, the academic institution has an enviable record of working successfully with businesses.

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Register your interest in Graduate Apprenticeships

Places are in high demand, and offered on a first come, first served basis to qualified employees – so please register your interest right away:

If you are an employer, please complete the contact form to our GA team and we will contact you to discuss a detailed plan for your company.

If you are already working, ask your manager to get in touch with us by completing this web form.

If you are looking for an employer who could employ you and put you forward for the GA programme, you can look up the Skills Development Scotland home page and use the key word “Graduate Apprentice” to find vacancies with current partner companies.

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