IT: Hardware and System Support

SCQF Level 6 (24 SCQF credit points)

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Why Study a Foundation Apprenticeship?

Studying for a Foundation Apprenticeship gives you the chance to combine work based qualifications such as Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) or National Certificate (NC) with practical work experience in industry.

Who Can Apply?

The Foundation Apprenticeship (FA) in IT Hardware and System Support is for pupils to begin in S5 and to complete in S6.

Entry Requirements

Relevant subjects at National 5, such as Maths and Computing Science. It is recommended that you work towards relevant Highers by the end of S6.

Check individual college websites for specific entry requirements as they may vary.

Course Content

In year 1, the units studied are:

In year 2, the units studied are:

Qualifications Gained


2 years

What can I go on to next?

How To Apply

To apply for a Foundation Apprenticeship you should complete an application form through your school. You may be required to attend an interview and complete a relevant aptitude test.

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Offered By

The following colleges are offering this Foundation Apprenticeship: