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G N I R E E N I G N .CIVIL E . N O I T A D N U O .F . P I H S E C I T N .APPRE t to get a head star w ho t ou nd fi to Read on nd est College Scotla in your career at W


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A Foundation Apprenticeship takes two years to complete, is the same level of learning as a Higher (SCQF level 6), and is one of your subject choices. As you work towards a qualification you will spend time out of school at college and with a local employer.

.WHY DO IT?. Get the hands-on experience and skills that employers want „„gain a qualification recognised by employers „„work on real projects with local employers „„Step into an exciting and growing industry that needs skilled people Broaden your options and get a head start in your career „„Get a taste of your chosen career before you leave school while also getting your National 5s and Highers „„Get option to apply accelerated entry to a Modern Apprenticeship after successfully completing your Foundation Apprenticeship „„Help your application and personal statement for college or university stand out from the crowd „„Develop useful industry contacts and improve your job prospects after you leave school Try out a different way to learn out of the classroom and into a real workplace „„Develop self-confidence, problem-solving and leadership skills „„Meet people from other schools, college and the workplace „„Take on more responsibility as a work colleague and team member


TION A D N U O F G IN R E CIVIL ENGINE F LEVEL 6 Q C S – IP H S E IC T APPREN The Civil Engineering Foundation Apprenticeship a qualification for young people who wish to enter into construction environments. The qualification covers all the generic knowledge that everyone working in the field needs, and that all employers look for.

MENTS E IR U Q E R Y R T N E Pupils should have achieved several National 4s and be working towards National 5 subjects in maths and physics.

LIVERY E D & S E IM T , S Y DA Option 1: The course duration is over 2 years and would involve 4 afternoons a week for 2 years. 1.30 - 4pm for 30 weeks Day: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Option 2: The course duration is over 2 years and would involve 2 afternoons a week for 2 years. 1.30 - 5pm for 36 weeks Day: Tuesday, Thursday or Wednesday, Friday


T COURSE CONTEN „„Civil Engineering Materials „„Civil Engineering Project

„„Civil Engineering Technology

„„Mathematics for Construction Technicians

„„Construction Project Management: An Introduction „„Sustainability in the obstruction Industry

There are work placement opportunities with local employers built into the programme and an additional SVQ unit to be completed which combines various Health and Safety units.

PROGRESSION This course can prepare you for work in the areas of employment that deal with the construction environment e.g. bridges, motorways, roads and buildings. If you complete this course successfully and would like to undertake further college study, you can apply for: 1. Modern apprenticeship with CITB 2. HNC Construction Management

INTERVIEW If you have the appropriate entry requirements, you will be interviewed for this course and this will involve: „„A welcome and introduction from Head of Sector „„A written exercise – Multiple Choice Health and Safety questions „„A personal interview Your written exercise and personal interview will be graded to establish your suitability for the course.


.HOW TO. .APPLY. If you’re interested speak to your Guidance Teacher or your school’s Careers Adviser

.DID YOU. .KNOW?. „„civil

engineering wages are well above the national average

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you like maths, design and technology, physics or chemistry, and computing, a career in engineering could be for you

WCS Foundation Apprenticeships - Civil Engineering  

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