DYW – Where can a Foundation Apprenticeship Take Me?

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Apprenticships.scot have updated their website to include more detailed information on the value of Foundation Apprenticeships. You can find information on:

 Where could a Foundation Apprenticeship take you?

4 potential exit points have been identified for pupils:

  • Straight to work
  • A Modern Apprenticeship – highlighting the fact that elements of the MA will have been undertaken within the FA
  • A GLA (Graduate Level Apprenticeship)
  • College or University – highlighting how FA’s can support course applications. Link takes you to further information on Universities that are accepting FA’s as part of entry requirements.

Types of Foundation Apprenticeships

Links to further information on each of the 10 frameworks is available – Details are also given within these framework links to the potential progression route from each exit point as per example below:


Find a Foundation Apprenticeship: a search function has been made available to search by local authority area and FA framework. This results in where programmes will be delivered by each College campus location

Case Study Videos: access videos highlighting pupils who have progressed to a Modern Apprenticeship programme.

Go to the Apprenticeships.scot web page by clicking this link

Below are 2 case studies published in the national media as real life examples of the value of Foundation Apprenticeships:

My world of work sun back page

My World of Work times page 2




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