Trade and modern apprenticeships

Get ahead in your career through an apprenticeship programme.

Trade or modern, this is a full-time, paid role where you’ll work towards an industry-recognised qualification and develop skills and experience with on-the-job training. 

Trade apprenticeship


Start date: August 2025 – roles are advertised in February and March with interviews in May.

Entry requirements: minimum National 4 or GCSE equivalent in English and maths.

Duration: 4 years.

Typical roles: joinery, electrical, engineering, bricklaying and building services.

Modern apprenticeship

From apprentice to trainee site manager

Haley first had her first taste of life at Robertson during work experience. Roll forward a few years and she's completed an apprenticeship and immersed in her role as trainee site manager. Tell us Haley, what's great about a career in construction?

Frequently asked questions

Yes, you’ll earn a salary, accrue holidays and enjoy some great benefits throughout your apprenticeship. 

Everything is geared towards your professional and personal development. Depending on your role you’ll work on a live site or be office-based. Whichever it is, you’ll build strong and relevant skills through hands-on work experience and support from a hugely experienced team.

  • Earn while you learn.
  • Structured work experience and fully-funded study.
  • Work towards a Vocational Qualification (VQ) and college-level qualifications.
  • Up to 33 days’ holiday.
  • Free membership of the Association of Apprentices.

Robertson has close partnerships with colleges and universities in and around our regional offices to keep training as local as possible.

With significant trade and industry experience under your belt, you’ll be ready to take the next step in your career and apply for a permanent role here at Robertson.

You’ll find application details here on our website, on LinkedIn and through schools and colleges. 

Unfortunately we don’t accept applications after the closing date. This is to ensure the recruitment process moves forward with all candidates at the same stage.                     

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