Science has the power to change the world. Right here in Scotland, people are working on the next great discoveries – from drug development and neuroscience, to stem cell research and bioinformatics.
The Foundation Apprenticeship in scientific technologies could be your first step to an inventive career.
An FA in Scientific technologies helps you discover what a career in the life sciences industry would be like, and if it’s right for you – while you're still at school. You’ll try out roles in the lab, shadow experienced professionals, or do a special project. You’ll build the practical skills and experience you need to do the job well.
You’ll be assessed throughout your FA in Scientific technologies. At the end, you’ll achieve a Foundation Apprenticeship (Group Award) in Scientific technologies at SCQF Level 6, which includes:
With an FA in Scientific technologies, you could:
Pick your area to see which courses are available. The Foundation Apprenticeship programme is still expanding, so what you can do depends on your school.