We’ve two great Foundation Apprenticeship (FA) courses starting in August 2017 and Now is Your Time to Apply.
The Foundation Apprenticeship award set at SCQF Level 6 (same level of learning as a Higher) is a fantastic qualification to for you to gain as it provides the best the both worlds whilst you’re still at school. The FA award provides you with the skills employers are looking for and the experience you’ll need to get a head start in your career.
You’ll study a Foundation Apprenticeship over two years. Starting in fifth year the qualification will count as one of your subject choices alongside your other Highers and Nationals. You’ll spend time away from school at both the College and an employer based setting where you’ll gain practical work experience.
In fifth year you’ll spend up to two half days a week out of school at College and with an employer, while in sixth year you’ll spend more time with an employer, putting in to practise the skills you’ve learned in school and at College. On completion you’ll gain a qualification recognised by industry employers . This qualification also contains parts of a Modern Apprenticeship.