SCQF Level 6 (same level of learning as a Higher)
The Foundation Apprenticeship course is designed to allow you to combine your school learning, with college learning and work experience. Your Foundation Apprenticeship will be studied alongside your other school subjects and will give you the experience you need to kick start your career
Tuesday & Thursday afternoons (1:30pm to 4pm).
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (1:30pm to 4pm) & Thursday all day (9:15 to 4pm).
The duration of the course is August to May
You must have: A minimum of four qualifications at National 5 (one of which should be a science)
You could go on to do: HNC Applied Science (1 Additional Higher required)
MA in Life Science and Related Science Industries
You’ll be able to apply for employment or Modern Apprenticeship opportunities in early year establishments.
The group award title reflects the scientific nature of the award and is linked to the skills required to be competent to work in science-based industries. Learners for the NPA Scientific Technologies group award will be able to work in employment and will have developed practical laboratory skills
Award name-NPA IN Scientific Technologies
– SCQF Level:6
List units of award
- Laboratory Safety
- Mathematics for Science
- Fundamental Chemistry: An Introduction
- Experimental Procedures: Science