Modern Apprenticeships with The University of St Andrews

Location: St Andrews

Contract: 4-years

Closing Date: 02/02/2023

Job Description

Scotland’s oldest University is looking for bright, talented individuals to join its multidisciplinary apprenticeship programme.  Our trades and grounds service teams are responsible for the operation and maintenance of a wide range of services throughout the University Estate.  You are expected to have obtained or seeking to obtain Credit/General level standard grades or equivalent.  Education and qualification requirements are dependent on individual craft area.

Please follow the link and search for the ‘Modern

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Individuals wishing to apply for more than one apprenticeship should complete a separate application for each post quoting the appropriate reference number.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in operational and facilities posts at the University.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience.  We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network.  Full details available online: 

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.

Further information can be found at 

Starting salary: £10,066 per annum

Fixed Term: 4 years

Start: 7 August 2023

Closing Date: 03/02/23

Skills Test Date: 27/3/23 to 14/4/23

Interview Date: 22/5/23 to 2/6/23  

Further Particulars : MT8453MR FPs.doc