Social Services: Children and Young People (Foundation Apprenticeship) Fasttrack


18 Aug 2022


16 Jun 2023

The Foundation Apprenticeship: Social Services: Childrenand Young People is a fast track award delivered over 1 academic year. Student will develop skills in communication, learn about legislation, child health and play as well as gain practical work experience in a suitable placement

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A National Progression Award (NPA) in Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF level 6Core units of an SVQ in Social Services (Children and Young People) 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 (Children and Young People)Further 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 social care industry


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