Learning Providers

Foundation Apprenticeships

Interested in delivering Foundation Apprenticeships? We'll guide you through the Foundation Apprenticeship contract process. You'll also find handy marketing resources and the latest policy and guidance information.


Deliver learning to Foundation Apprentices

As a learning provider for Foundation Apprenticeships, you’ll:

  • work closely with local schools and young people

  • provide training for up to 15 different apprenticeships

  • work with local and national employers

  • help Scotland's school pupils gain a qualification and workplace experience


Being a Foundation Apprenticeship learning provider offers many benefits – you'll:

  • build stronger bonds with employers in your community

  • get funding to cover apprentice training costs

  • be supported by SDS throughout your journey

  • play a part in developing Scotland’s future workforce 

Search for publications

You can find apprenticeship frameworks, programme conditions, specifications and more which you'll need as a learning provider or employer.

Find useful resources

We've pulled together a toolkit of handy resources to use when you're promoting apprenticeships.

What Foundation Apprenticeships are available?

There are 15 types, or frameworks, of Foundation Apprenticeship. Some examples are:

Frequently asked questions

Got any questions about Foundation Apprenticeships? You might want to know:

See all FAQs and answers


Guidance for Foundation Apprenticeship learning providers

Get help as you start, or continue with, delivering training to Foundation Apprentices. Learn how your contract works, including the Funding Information and Processing System (FIPS).


Foundation Apprenticeships delivery toolkit

This essential toolkit helps you deliver Foundation Apprenticeships. It contains advice, tips and tools based on real experience. It also has a handy activities calendar.

Contact us apprenticeships.scot 432 x 288

Get in touch

Need to chat to our team? Call our expert advisers on 0800 783 6000 with any questions about providing training for apprenticeships.