Foundation Apprenticeship in Business Skills

Foundation Apprenticeship in Business Skills

Foundation Apprenticeship in Business Skills

(Open to S5 with year two in S6)

Why should I study this course?

The Foundation Apprenticeship in Business Skills is designed to provide you with opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge for entry into a career in the Business sector.  It will also contribute directly to the achievement of the Modern Apprenticeship in Business & Administration.  The delivery model is by School/ College and industry partnership giving a balance between taught classroom elements (National Progression Award) and work based assessment (Scottish Vocational Award).

Course duration

Year 1: 1 day a week or 2 half days (in college and placement element)
Year 2: 1-1.5 days a week or half days (in college and placement element)

What qualifications & skills do I need?

You’ll be able to study towards SCQF Level 6 (the same level as Higher)
You’ll have  good level of English and Mathematics                                                                                                   A knowledge/attainment of a Business subject would be an advantage

Education & career progression

On successful completion you’ll achieve a joint qualification Certificate for the  Foundation Apprenticeship in Business Skills certificated by SQA embedding component parts of the NPA in Business Skills and the SVQ in Business and Administration.

You’ll be able to apply for SVQ 4 In Management, Business & Administration, HNC/D in Business Management with progression to Honours degree, HNC/D in Human Resource Management, HNC/D Marketing, Procurement, supply chain etc.

The programme will be achieved in a real work setting with employers being an essential part of the partnership by contributing in a range of ways such as: workplace challenge; coaching and                    mentoring; interview and selection.

To apply for this course please complete our Senior Phase Application form