Entry Qualifications


A good school record with preferably a technical background but not essential.


A minimum of three Standard Grades (now National 5) passes preferably including Mathematics, English and/or Physics plus Technical subjects would be an advantage.

Apprenticeship Content

The Modern Apprenticeship consists of a period of Off-the-Job training, Core Skills, to SCQF Level 5, Work Based training and further education. On successful completion candidates are awarded a Certificate of Modern Apprenticeship.

“I have gained experience at Angus Training Group and it has prepared me for work with my employer” – Kevin

  • Complete Angus Training Group application form (see foot of page)
  • Applications are accepted from January until the end of April
  • Remember to send a “letter of intent” and Core Skills achieved or studying for that year
  • Research Engineering online
  • Find out more about various types of jobs think about which area you might want to work in engineering
  • Talk to Careers, Parents, relatives & Employers                                                                                        
  • Check for Employer adverts


“ATG arranged an interview with Halliburton’s who offered me an apprenticeship” – Lloyd

Application Procedure
  • Angus Training Group receives your application
  • Short Test: (approx 1 hour duration) Numeracy, Communication, Mechanical Aptitude, Maths
  • Test evaluated
  • If you’re successful, return for an interview & your details are held in a pool for employers to view
  • Employer sets up interviews
  • Employer makes selection
  • Medical (only requested by some employers)
  • Offer of Employment by Employer
  • Start at Angus Training Group in August that year
  • For APPLICATION form go to back to Modern Apprenticeships Tab then select Apprentice Application form from the dropdown menu and follow instruction.

Sample Entrance Test