Information for employers

Is your organisation ready for today’s data driven world? Data has become an invaluable asset and today’s businesses often find themselves data rich but information poor.

Organisations generate data on a daily basis that are not stored, manipulated, analysed and interpreted properly. Data Scientists working around these issues could give their organisations a competitive advantage in their respective markets. By upskilling your existing workforce or hiring new employees in the area of data science, organisations will be able to harness the power of their data contributing to growth and future viability.

How our apprentices can help your business

How our graduate apprenticeships have been designed to tackle the challenges of current and emerging skills gaps.

Benefits to the employer

Graduate Apprenticeships have been designed to meet employers’ needs and are proven to benefit businesses through staff skills development, which enable staff to become more effective in their workplace and increase productivity.

Benefits include:

  • new skills to help address your business challenges
  • fees are funded by the Scottish Government
  • employers can build contacts with academic experts
  • employees split their time between work and Stirling - applying acquired knowledge immediately to a company’s tasks
  • employers can retain talented staff by supporting their development through this programme
  • apprenticeships in Scotland help SME companies to develop their employees and contribute to their growth

Data science apprenticeship: blending learning with work

A Data Science apprenticeship is bringing benefits to Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS). Hear from apprentice Jessica and FLS team leader James.

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