Engineering is all about working out new and better ways of doing things - and then making them happen. Engineers have an impact on every aspect of modern living - from spacecraft and submarines, to fast cars and fashion, to medicine and make-up.
If you’ve got a logical and inquisitive mind, enjoy problem solving and are curious to know how things work, you’ve got it in you to make a great engineer!
Engineers enjoy exciting career opportunities and right now they’re in extremely high demand, with thousands of new engineers needed every year in Scotland alone. This course can give you a head start on a career in engineering – even while you’re still at school.
You can choose a Foundation Apprenticeship in Engineering as one of your school subject choices. The course takes 2 years to complete, starting in S5 and finishing at the end of S6.
This course will provide you with the basic hand-skills employers are looking for. The course is taught in a workshop classroom with tools, machines and equipment used in industry.