Foundation Apprenticeship Scientific Technology (Laboratory Skills) Y1
This is a course for school pupils
Tuesday 9:00 – 4:00 plus one day per week work placement
From 10 Jun 2019
The science laboratory is a unique learning environment that enables and combines "learning through doing". Some of the world’s most amazing discoveries have been made by people working in laboratories.
A Foundation Apprenticeship in Scientific Technologies offers you the opportunity to enhance your understanding of putting theory into practice, improve your reasoning skills, and develop practical skills in laboratory work.
If you can see yourself working in the sciences, particularly in a laboratory, this course is for you.
You can choose a Foundation Apprenticeship in Scientific Technologies as one of your school subject choices. The course takes 1 year to complete, starting in S5 or S6.
You’ll spend part of your week at college and also go out on work experience. And don’t worry about getting to and from college/employer – all your transport will be organised and paid for too.
This course lets you find out what a career in scientific technologies would really be like - and if it’s right for you.
Example of course units include:
For a place on this course, you’ll need: a pass at National 5 in Chemistry (C or above), Maths and English.
A mixture of: ongoing workplace assessment, assessed practical activities and written tests.
You may progress to: