Museums Galleries Scotland Traineeship FAQS

1. Is the Traineeship programme targeted at young people or school leavers?

2. I am a volunteer at a museum already, can I apply?

3. When will the trainee be in place at the host organisation?

4. Will trainees be paid?

5. When will interviews take place?

6. Are trainees employees of the hosting organisation?

7. What is the SVQ offered as part of the traineeship?

8. What does ‘Level 3’ mean in the SVQ qualification?

9. How does the Traineeship programme relate to traditional routes into the sector, such as obtaining a Masters in Museum Studies?

10. Why is this Traineeship programme not open to graduates?

11. I have an HNC/HND qualification, am I eligible to apply?