RSE offers apprentices the opportunity to launch their career through on-the-job training in their chosen field, whilst earning a qualification  

The variety of apprenticeships allows apprentices to select a learning pathway that best suits their personal and professional development.

Scottish Apprenticeship Locations

  • Muir of Ord
  • Inverness
  • Cumbernauld
  • Dalgety Bay

On-the-job Training & Mentoring

By combining on-the-job training and mentoring with formalised college learning, the apprentice programme equips apprentices with the necessary skills and qualifications to have a successful career in the water industry. 

Through our apprenticeship programme, we recognise the potential of young talent and provide opportunities for their advancement into senior roles. We embrace diversity within our business, offering structured career development across various backgrounds and experiences. This ensures that our apprentices acquire the appropriate skills and expertise in relevant areas, setting them on a path to success. 

Becoming an RSE Apprentice enables personal and professional growth within a dynamic and supportive team environment. If you are driven, eager to learn, and ready to embark on a fulfilling career journey, we invite you to seize the opportunity to be part of the RSE Apprentice Programme.  

RSE Apprenticeship Programme
RSE Apprentice

Modern Apprenticeships

RSE Modern Apprenticeships are aimed at people aged 16 and over and are a viable alternative to university, providing you with the option to gain hands-on experience while earning a wage and studying towards an industry-relevant qualification. The specific qualifications needed for entry will vary depending on the apprenticeship, although most require three or more National 4s.  

At RSE, we offer a variety of modern apprenticeships to kick start your career in your chosen trade field, with a particular focus on: 

  • Electrical Apprenticeships 
  • Mechanical Apprenticeships 
RSE Apprentices

Graduate Apprenticeships

RSE Graduate Apprenticeships are the most advanced band of Scottish apprenticeships, offering work-based learning and study up to master’s degree level.

Graduate Apprenticeships are ideal if you’re looking to kick start your career by gaining full-time industry experience at the same time as working towards achieving your university degree. 

To apply, you’ll need to be aged 16 or over and have the right to live and work in Scotland. Most Graduate Apprenticeships have entry requirements that are similar to undergraduate degrees, but RSE will take into consideration alternative paths of learning. 

RSE currently offers four different Graduate Apprenticeship courses in the following disciplines: 

  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction and the Built Environment
  • Design and Manufacture
  • Instrumentation, Measurement and Control 

RSE Employee Benefits


Annual Salary Review

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

Buy & Sell Holiday Scheme

Buy / Sell Holiday Scheme


Gym Membership

Professional Fees

Professional Fees


Employee Discount Scheme

Company car

EV & Hybrid Car Leasing

Cycle to work

Cycle to Work Scheme


Car Share Scheme


In-house Occupational Health Nurse


In-house Wellbeing Champions

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