Gaming, virtual reality, cyber security – the digital world is changing fast. You could help decide where it goes next.
It's a great time to work in the industry. With this Foundation Apprenticeship, you’ll be ready for roles that are in demand now and in the future. They could include:
As a software or web developer, you could create programs, robotic systems, apps and websites. As a database administrator or network manager you could design and build computer systems.
You’ll gain a Foundation Apprenticeship in IT: Software Development. That's the same level of learning as an SQA Higher, at SCQF Level 6.
For your National Progression Award, your topics will be:
In S6, you’ll work in a hands-on way as part of your work placement, towards achieving the 5 units of your Diploma. You'd do:
And one of the following:
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 do the Foundation Apprenticeship alongside your other school subjects. You'll work on projects with an employer and a learning provider, such as a college. It'll give you an industry-recognised qualification that's great for your CV.
Read our brilliant info on the IT: Software Development Foundation Apprenticeship to see how it all works!
If you're staying on at school, you can apply for a Foundation Apprenticeship.
Use the search tool to find out if this subject is available at your school. Then fill out the form that comes next, to let us know you're interested. We'll get back to you with more information.