DPS Group's Modern Apprentice Programme

Information about DPS Group's brilliant Modern Apprenticeship programme, delivered in partnership with Fife College.


DPS Group Apprenticeships

We'd like to offer you a very warm welcome to DPS Group.

As a leading provider of smart solutions to manufacturing industries we’re passionate about developing the engineering champions of the future.

Our thriving modern apprentice programme will provide you with the training and development required to progress in your Electrical, Control and Instrumentation career. 

We are the forefront of developing new smart solutions to help create the ‘factory of the future’ with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) at the heart of our approach.

Could this be the career for you?

We have a long, proud history of supporting the Modern Apprenticeship programme, having employed a large number of young people over the last 19 years.

Every single apprentice has been offered a full-time role at the end of their training, which is delivered in partnership with Fife College.

If you join our Modern Apprenticeship programme then you are sure to gain a broad education during your time with us.

This means apprentices learn a broad range of electrical, instrumentation, control, automation and compliance skills before making decisions about which specialist path you decide to take. 

In particular our apprenticeship programmes focuses on the key digital and smart solutions required as we tackle the defining challenge of this generation – productivity. 

Four year programme breakdown 

Year 1 – Full-time at College. At the end of year 1 you will have achieved a SVQ Level 2 in Performing Engineering Operations and an NC in Electrical Engineering.

Year 2 – Full-time in the workplace plus commencing a SVQ Level 3 in Electrical Engineering (Maintenance), with 1 day per week at college studying a HNC in Electrical Engineering.

Year 3 - Full-time in the workplace plus continuing with your SVQ Level 3 in Electrical Engineering (Maintenance), with 1 day per week at college completing the HNC in Electrical Engineering.

Year 4 - Full-time in the workplace to complete your SVQ level 3 in Electrical Engineering (Maintenance),

As part of DPS Group's commitment to young people within the business, on successful completion of the NC, each apprentice will be encouraged to continue their education to a Higher National Certificate (HNC) level.

Our MA programme has been developed to engage with and train young people who wish to succeed in their chosen career. DPS Group offers a strong foundation that enables our apprentices to learn and grow, developing the engineering champions of the future.

Want to find out more? Email our careers team, today! 

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