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Where learning, earning and life skills meet
College and university aren’t the only routes to qualifications. Here at Rokbak, we can offer you a variety of apprenticeship programmes which allow you to achieve SVQs, HNCs and HNDs whilst learning your trade and earning money. All achieved under the guidance of a global articulated haulers manufacturer owned by one of the world’s best-known brands: Volvo Group.
About our Foundation Apprenticeship Programme
If you are currently in your senior phase of secondary school (5th or 6th year) and are interested in gaining a work-based learning opportunity, our Foundation Apprenticeship programme can help kickstart your career. During this time, you’ll gain industry knowledge and experience working on projects for our company while you’re still at school.
Completion of this programme results in an indusry-recognised qualification at the same level as a Higher and can lead to progression into our Modern Apprenticeship programme.
If you are interested in joining our Foundation Apprenticeship programme at Rokbak please get in touch with your school and they will contact us directly on your behalf.
About our Modern Apprenticeship programme
The Modern Apprenticeship programme will take approximately 4 years to complete. This is dependant upon the level of qualifation undertaken and if you already have exisiting relevant qualifications. During this time, you will have your own dedicated mentor and be part of the Apprentice team working on specific projects for our company. You’ll work alongside and learn from our expert engineers, technicians, and highly skilled team members. Full training will be provided both at our site in Motherwell and at our training providers (EKGTA) in East Kilbride.
On successful completion of the programme (given you have met all the requirements) you will achieve an SVQ level 2, SVQ level 3 and an NC in an appropriate Engineering discipline and become fully qualified. Further studies of HNC/HND level and beyond are also possible.
Candidates for Craft Apprenticeship opportunities must have or are expected to obtain minimum four National 5 qualifications at grade C or above (or equivalent). Subjects should include English and Maths. For fabricator role only a science or technical subject is also required.
Candidates for Technician Apprenticeship opportunities must have or are expected to obtain minimum four National 5 qualifications at grade C or above (or equivalent). Plus, two Higher qualifications, one of which should include Maths, Science (Physics preferable) or a technical subject.
Your studies and on-the-job experience within our Apprenticeships will lead you to achieve status of one of our available opportunities.