Studying for a Foundation Apprenticeship gives you the chance to combine qualifications such as Skills for Work (SfW) National Subjects or National Progression Awards (NPAs) with practical work experience in industry.
The Foundation Apprenticeship (FA) in Hospitality is for pupils staying on at school. You can choose this FA as one of your subjects in S3 - S6.
These vary depending on which year you are in when you start the Foundation Apprenticeship. It could range from no formal entry requirements to some subjects at National 3 or 4. Check with your school for details.
You will learn about different aspects of the hospitality industry, such as working in a kitchen, working in front of house and planning and working in an event, customer care skills and food hygiene.
You will develop skills and knowledge through completion of a Skills for Work (SfW) National Subject in Hospitality as well as working closely with an employer.
Usually 1 year.
There are several progression routes after completing the FA in Hospitality:
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.