ERC Foundation Apprenticeship

PIPELINE STAGE Stage 1. Engagement and Referral Stage 2. Barrier Removal Stage 3. Vocational activity Stage 4. Employer Engagement Stage 5. In work support
Organisation: Foundation Apprenticeship Programme
Project Name (if applicable):
Main Contact: Name: Jillian Davis
Phone Number: 0141 577 3223
E-Mail Address:
Eligibility for Programme: S4/S5 Students staying on at school until end S6. Eligibility is course specific. However in general candidates should have:

• achieved or working towards National 5’s

• intention to study at Higher level over S5 and/or S6

Referral Procedures: Complete application in conjunction with School and refer either through:

• FA Website: 

Select within S5 Options Choices within vocational programme column

Location Project Delivered At: Glasgow Kelvin College, City of Glasgow College, Glasgow Clyde College and West College Scotland
Dates Project Delivered: 2 Year vocational programme combining School, College and Work Placement. All qualifications are equivalent to Higher, supplementing continued school study.

Year 1: Study at School and College

Year 2: Continued study at School and College with one days work placement per week across the year

Progression route are:

• Fast Track Modern Apprenticeship
• Continued study at HNC/HND level in College
• Employment
• University

Pipeline Stages:  1 and 2
Age Group: 15/16 years
Programme Outline: Courses include:

  • Business Skills
  • Civil Engineering
  • Creative and Digital Media Glasgow
  • Engineering Systems
  • Financial Services
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Engineering Systems
  • ICT Hardware Systems Support
  • ICT Software
  • Laboratory Skills
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Scientific Technologies
  • Social Services and Healthcare (Adult Services)
  • Social Services Children and Young People
Additional Information: These apprenticeships are delivered by Glasgow Kelvin College, City of Glasgow College, Glasgow Clyde College and West College Scotland

Further information on Foundation Apprenticeships can be found at: