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The Scottish Building Apprenticeship & Training Council (SBATC) was founded in 1934.

SBATC consists of representatives from Industry, Trade Federations and Trades Unions. The main purpose of the organisation is to regulate and monitor the working conditions, wages, recruitment and training of apprenticeships within the Building Industry throughout Scotland.

During 2012 SBATC indentured 1,299 new start apprentices despite the current economic difficulties being sustained within Industry.

Should you wish to discuss any aspects with regard to the operation of SBATC please give us a call on 0131 556 8866 or email

Any correspondence should be addressed to SBATC at Crichton House, 4 Crichton's Close, Holyrood, Edinburgh EH8 8DT.



May 23rd, 2014

SBATC Launch CSCS Apprentice Card

SBATC launched a partnership with CSCS during an employers' event at the Emirates Arena.

May 6th, 2014

SBATC 'Apprenticeship Seminar' Invitation - Scottish Apprenticeship Week, 22 May 2014

SBATC invites employers to an 'Apprenticeship Seminar' at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Thursday 22 May 2014 as we launch the CSCS Apprentice Card during Scottish Apprenticeship Week celebrations..

December 11th, 2013

2013 SBATC Apprentice of the Year Award Winners Announced at Parliamentary Ceremony

Nigel Don MSP hosted the annual SBATC apprenticeship awards ceremony in the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 10 December 2013