Foundation Apprenticeships

Spot talented, motivated school pupils who could become your future employees

Get involved with Foundation Apprenticeships and you’ll get access to future talent, by providing school pupils with real experience of the world of work, helping them achieve an industry recognised qualification.

  • Get early access to future talent 

  • No direct costs to you as an employer

  • Fast track talent development in your business 

  • Grow your business with the skills you need 

  • Develop your staff as coaches and mentors 

Our short video explains how Foundation Apprenticeships work and how you can get involved.

Available sectors

Frameworks for Foundation Apprenticeships have been developed for 12 of Scotland’s growth industries

Accountancy

Accountancy

Business Skills

Business Skills

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Creative and Digital Media

Creative and Digital Media

Engineering

Engineering

Financial Services

Financial Services

Food and Drink Technologies

Food and Drink Technologies

Hardware and System Support

Hardware and System Support

Scientific Technologies

Scientific Technologies

Social Services, Children and Young People

Social Services, Children and Young People

Social Services and Healthcare

Social Services and Healthcare

Software Development

Software Development

Learn more about our frameworks

Get involved today

It's easy for your business to get involved. Tell us about you, and we'll do the rest.

The details you give us will help us to set you up with the best Foundation Apprenticeship for your business. We'll pass these on to learning providers in your area, so they can get back to you with more information about how to get involved.

You're in good company

From sole-traders to global enterprise many of Scotland's top companies are already seeing the benefits of Foundation Apprenticeships

Skills Development Scotland is delivering Foundation Apprenticeships with support from European Social Fund.

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