Darren left school and chose employment as an alternative to university. He secured a Property Apprentice position with West Lothian Council's Planning Department. He is now employed full-time and working toward a surveying degree.
Modern apprentice case studies
Case studies of young people participating or have participated in the modern apprenticeship programme with West Lothian Council.
Caitlin - Digital Marketing Apprentice
Caitlin left school in May 2015 and after a period studying at college and working part-time in retail she secured a Digital Marketing Apprenticeship with West Lothian Council in March 2016.
Scott left school in May 2013 with 5 highers and decided to apply for an apprenticeship with West Lothian Council. He managed to secure an MA in Accountancy and two years later a full-time position in the council's finance department.