Information for Parents/Guardians

A Foundation Apprenticeship is an excellent way for your son or daughter to kick start their career, and with ten subject choices available, there is something to suit everyone!

These new qualifications are aimed at young people still attending school and take either one or two years to complete, usually starting in S5. They are delivered locally, at a college campus or secondary school. Blending academic learning, with hands-on practical skills and work experience, a Foundation Apprenticeship will help pupils stand out from the crowd, enhancing their CV and allow them to make more informed choices for their future.

So, if you’re a parent or guardian and think a Foundation Apprenticeship would be suitable for your son or daughter, find out more below and make sure they apply today!


Foundation Apprenticeship Facts

Where could a Foundation Apprenticeship lead to?

  • College

    A Foundation Apprenticeship could lead to higher level study at Forth Valley College

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  • Job

    A Foundation Apprenticeship allows individuals to gain the skills to enter the world of work.

  • University

    Foundation Apprenticeships are accepted by a number of Scottish Universities as an equivalent to a Higher.

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  • Apprenticeship

    A Foundation Apprenticeship can lead to advanced entry onto a Modern Apprenticeship programme.

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Contact Us

Call: 01324 403211

Email:  foundation.apprenticeship@forthvalley.ac.uk