Foundation Apprenticeships

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: Frank Quinn

Phone Number: 0141 630 5089

E-Mail Address: fquinn@glasgowkelvin.ac.uk

Eligibility for Programme:
  • achieved or working towards Highers in relevant subject areas to course eg: English, Maths, Science, Computing
  • intention to study at Higher level over S5 and/or S6
  • desire to work in the industry
Referral Procedures:

Select within S5 Options Choices within vocational programme column

Location Project Delivered At: Glasgow Kelvin College, City of Glasgow College and Glasgow Clyde College.
Dates Project Delivered:  August – June (2 Years)
Pipeline Stages:  3
Age Group:  16 yrs
Programme Outline:  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

Courses include:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Engineering Systems
  • ICT Software
  • ICT Hardware
  • Financial Services
  • Business Skills
  • Social Services – Healthcare
  • Social Services – Children & Young People
  • Life Sciences
  • Creative & Digital
  • Accountancy (TBC)
  • Food & Drink Operations (TBC)
Additional Information: These apprenticeships are delivered by Glasgow Kelvin College, City of Glasgow College and Glasgow Clyde College.

Further information on Foundation Apprenticeships can be found at:

glasgowkelvin.ac.uk/foundation