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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 Engineering is for pupils staying on at school. You can choose an FA as one of your subjects in S5 or S6.

Entry Requirements

These vary depending on whether you start the Foundation Apprenticeship in S5 or S6. It could range from some subjects at National 5 to 1 or 2 Highers. Check with your school for details.

Course Content

You will study for an NC in an engineering discipline such as Engineering Systems or Mechanical Engineering. You will also study 5 units from SVQ Performing Engineering Operations at SCQF Level 5 as well as attending a work placement and participating in an industry challenge.

Qualifications Gained

Duration

1 - 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.

Have a look at the apprenticeships.scot website to see what your school offers and to enquire.

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