School pupils complete a Foundation Apprenticeship in S5 and S6, alongside Highers or Nationals. They spend time out of school at college, and with employers like you.
So you help provide on-the-job training and an industry-recognised qualification.
The Foundation Apprenticeship programme has only just begun. Want to get involved as an employer? Use this search to find out what's available in your area and get in touch.
We think Foundation Apprenticeships are good for business – and employers who are already involved seem to agree. Here's what they had to say.
'For Prudential, Foundation Apprenticeships act as a natural feed into our own successful apprenticeship programme, providing better trained recruits. It also provides us with a route via which we can support more young people gain the employability skills to get on in life.'
‘It's a way of actually shaping the training of the young people of the future.’
There are more than 80 types of Modern Apprenticeships. Find the one that suits your business.Take on a Modern Apprentice
A new apprenticeships offer. Help your employees work towards a degree.Find out more
From April 2017, employers with a wage bill of more than £3 million will pay an apprenticeship levy.
The levy is aimed at funding new apprenticeships across the UK.About the levy