Automotive Skills: NM - Foundation Apprenticeship

Qualification Qualifications Explained
Study Mode
Part Time

2 Half Days p/w

Start date
Aug 2024
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Course overview

Please note, Foundation Apprenticeships are only available to school students in either S5 or S6. Do not apply if you do not meet these criteria.

The Course has been designed to provide an introduction to the automotive industry and a progression route into further education or for moving directly into training or employment within the automotive industry.

The overall purpose of the Course is to ensure that students develop practical skills, knowledge and understanding, and employability skills needed within the automotive industry as well as developing generic transferable employability skills contributing to good workplace housekeeping, such as:

  • awareness of Health and Safety procedures
  • developing basic practical skills
  • removal and replacement of vehicle components
  • understanding how components work

What you will learn

You will cover

  • The Car
  • The Garage
  • The Technician
  • Vehicle modification Project
  • Using tools and machinery

Entry requirements

There are no entry criteria for this other than a genuine interest in the subject.

Days Per Week Tuesdays and Thursdays - 1.30 pm to 4 pm

Career Opportunities

  • Some employers of apprenticeships in Glasgow include Ford, Audi, and Arnold Clark.
  • Jobs in Engineering are expected to rise by around 2,500 jobs per year in Scotland until 2026.
  • GTG – Glasgow Training Group (the Arnold Clark Group) carries out interview and entry testing throughout the year.

Future prospects

Links with Industry employers through the college links, as well as progression to Automotive industries within the Automotive Department.

Real Industry Connections

Links with Industry employers through the college links

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