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.
The Foundation Apprenticeship (FA) in Social Services (Children and Young People) is for pupils to begin in S5 and to complete in S6.
Subjects at National 5, usually including English or an English based subject. It is recommended that you work towards relevant Highers by the end of S6.
You will require a satisfactory PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) check to show that you are suitable for this type of work.
Check individual college websites for specific entry requirements as they may vary.
In year 1, the units studied are:
In year 2, the units studied are:
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.
The following colleges are offering this Foundation Apprenticeship: