Scottish Apprenticeship Week (2-6 March 2020) is designed to raise the profile of apprenticeships in Scotland and celebrate the benefits apprenticeships bring to businesses, individuals and the economy.

Employers, apprentices, business support organisations, learning providers, colleges and schools across Scotland support Scottish Apprenticeship Week, by hosting activities to showcase the achievements and benefits of apprenticeships. Co-ordinated by Skills Development Scotland, the 2020 theme was 'Talent without limits', celebrating the diversity that makes work-based learning good for individuals, employers and the economy.

As a large employer of engineering apprentices in the UK – with more than 400 graduates and apprentices in training at different facilities across the country – Leonardo is proud to continue our association with Scottish Apprenticeship Week. We played an active role throughout the week in support of these important initiatives. This included engaging with students through apprenticeship days in local schools and running STEM activities.

You can read about some of the young professionals already benefitting from our UK Apprenticeship Scheme, as well as see what opportunities we offer at Leonardo in our dedicated Apprenticeships section.

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Apprenticeships at Leonardo

Apprenticeships at Leonardo

Our highly-regarded apprenticeship programmes – covering hardware and software engineering, business and cyber security – offer intensive training programme lasting 2-4 years, which results in apprentices graduating with a substantial depth of skills in their specialist area.

Meet our Scottish Apprentices (past and present)