Foundation Apprenticeship - Civil Engineering (Level 6)
This is a course for school pupils
Tuesday and Thursday 2-5pm
Duration: 2 years
Who is the course for?
Can you see yourself creating, planning and overseeing the construction of buildings and infrastructure; from roads, bridges and canals, to some of the tallest buildings in the world?
Do you enjoy problem solving and finding out how things work?
Why not think about a course in Civil Engineering? There is a constant need for Civil Engineers in Scotland and internationally.
What is the course about?
You can choose a Foundation Apprenticeship as one of your subject choices while still at school. The course takes 2 years to complete, starting in S5 and finishing end of S6. Transport to and from college/employer will be organised and paid for.
A Foundation Apprenticeship (Group Award) in Civil Engineering includes:
- A National Certificate in Civil Engineering (at SCQF Level 6)
- At least one unit from the SVQ3 in Civil Engineering (at SCQF Level 6)
Arrangements for work placements will be organised in accordance with COVID government guidance.
What do I need?
You should have or be working towards National 5 qualifications in Mathematics during S5. Your guidance teacher should think you are capable of working at SCQF Level 6, the same level as a Higher qualification.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment is on an ongoing basis and will include practical sessions as well as a civil engineering project, using the new skills you’ve learned throughout the course.
If you achieve the Foundation Apprenticeship, you will have a solid basis for progression to a Modern Apprenticeship or a Higher National Certificate in a range of construction or civil engineering careers specialisms like: