Foundation apprenticeships provide senior school pupils with real experience of the world of work. You’ll benefit from the input of young, enthusiastic minds – while helping them achieve an industry-recognised qualification and developing your existing workforce.
Develop existing staff as coaches and mentors
No cost involved for your business
Fast-track talent development with support from us
Grow your business while supporting young people
Streamline your recruitment process
Foundation Apprenticeships have been developed and successfully implemented for 15 of Scotland’s growth industries
Pupils learn how your business keeps track of your money, manages tax and grows profits.
Pupils learn what makes your company successful. They learn about managing people, projects and strategy.
As you build our future environment you give pupils an introduction to site surveying, CAD and health and safety for the construction industry.
Pupils discover how to communicate creatively across digital and social media channels on marketing campaigns.
Pupils work with you to find new and better ways to do things. Learning to interpret engineering data and develop problem solving skills.
From compliance and regulatory frameworks to building positive customer relationships, pupils will learn how to work within a financial services environment.
It might be a focus on new product development or improving food safety. Pupils work to understand the scientific and creative thinking in food technology.
Supporting the future of tech support. Pupils work with you to learn systems, hardware and telecoms operational support.
Our biggest advancements start out in a lab. Pupils learn your health and safety procedures within a lab, how to prepare compounds and carry out tests.
Pupils learn how to support the safeguarding of children, effective communication and how to make sure every child gets the best start in life.
Pupils learn how to support the safeguarding of individuals, effective communication and develop an understanding of social services practice.
Gaming, virtual reality, cyber security - the digital world is changing fast. Pupils work with you to understand development, customer requirements, data modelling.
Pupils learn what is needed to succeed within the automotive industry from vehicle maintenance and repair to finance, sales, marketing and logistics.
Pupils learn a range of skills needed in construction. Whether it is working on site or behind a drawing board, they’ll learn how to shape and build the world.
Pupils learn about the variety of career opportunities available in this exciting and flexible industry and what skills they’ll need to succeed.
Tell us about you, and we'll do the rest.
We’ve created guidance to help you maximise the benefits of a Foundation Apprentice to your business.
From sole-traders to global enterprises, many of Scotland's top companies are already experiencing the benefits of hiring a Foundation Apprentice.
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