Social Services and Healthcare Foundation Apprenticeship - Fast-track


06 Sep 2021


17 Jun 2022

The Foundation Apprenticeship Social Services and Healthcare is a fast track award delivered over one year. Students will study the principles of social care and communication as well as gaining practical experience in a suitable work placement

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A National Progression Award (NPA) in Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF level 6Core units of an SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF level 6


Online and on-campus where restrictions allow



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Entry requirements

There are no strict entry requirements for the Foundation Apprenticeship, however students should have an interest and enthusiasm in exploring this area of work and be able to work at SCQF 6 (Higher Level). Applicants should be able to demonstrate values and principles relevant to working in care, such as kindness and empathy.

Progression opportunities

A Modern Apprenticeship in Social Services and HealthcareFurther education - study an HNC or HND at collegeUniversity - foundation apprenticeships are recognised as equivalent to SQA highers at Scottish UniversitiesStraight in to work - use your qualification and experience to find a job in the childcare industry


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