The Automotive Foundation Apprenticeship will teach you about the car and transport industry. You might choose this course if you're interested in being a mechanic or engineer. You may want to sell cars or parts, or learn more about the industry.
Automotive jobs involve using exciting new technology and are vital to Scotland. The industry covers a range of jobs, such as:
The automotive industry contributes greatly to the Scottish economy. There's a wide range of careers and development opportunities for all.
You’ll gain a Foundation Apprenticeship in Automotive at SCQF Level 4. That's the same level of learning as a National 4.
Your Skills for Work award will cover:
You'll develop skills and knowledge in your Skills for Work award to complete the work-based challenge unit. You'll:
Your Foundation Apprenticeship will also help you to develop meta-skills. Employers value these skills, which include:
You'll need these transferable skills for working in a range of other related jobs.
Your Foundation Apprenticeship gives you lots of options, including:
You'll complete your Foundation Apprenticeship at school, alongside your other subjects. You'll learn with a provider, such as a college, and work with an employer on a practical project. It'll give your career a head-start, and look great on your CV.
If you're in S3 to S6, you can do a Foundation Apprenticeship.
Want to do a Foundation Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 4 or 5, like this one? Speak to your guidance teacher or careers adviser to see what's available in your school.