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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.



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

June 2nd, 2013

Nicola Sturgeon MSP visits Forth Crossing to Promote Young Women in Construction - Scottish Apprenticeship Week

Successful positive action event encouraging female participation in the constuction industry receives the support of the Deputy First Minister

November 13th, 2012

SBATC Employers Induction Seminar - Aberdeen College, Monday 26 November 2012

The latest SBATC Employers' Induction Seminar is taking place on Monday 26 November 2012 at Aberdeen College, at 09:30am, all local apprenticeship employers are welcome.