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: [email protected]
Eligibility for Programme: S5/S6 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:

glasgowkelvin.ac.uk/foundation 
&
westcollegescotland.ac.uk/foundation-apprenticeship

Select within S5 and S6 Options Choices within vocational programme column

Location Project Delivered At: Glasgow Kelvin College, City of Glasgow College, Glasgow Clyde College, South Lanarkshire College and West College Scotland
Dates Project Delivered: 1 or 2 Year vocational programme combining School, College and Work Placement. All qualifications are equivalent to Higher, supplementing continued school study.

Progression route are:

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

Pipeline Stages:  1 and 2
Age Group: 15/16/17 years
Programme Outline: Courses include:

  • Accountancy
  • Business Skills
  • Civil Engineering
  • Creative and Digital Media
  • Engineering Systems
  • Financial Services
  • Food and Drink Operations
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • 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, South Lanarkshire College and West College Scotland

Further information on Foundation Apprenticeships can be found at:

glasgowkelvin.ac.uk/foundation 
westcollegescotland.ac.uk/foundation-apprenticeship

www.south-lanarkshire-college.ac.uk/courses/fa/