The College environment gives you much more independence as you have your own pace to work at and you are given more responsibilities for your own learning which sets you up well for the working environment
Chloe Valentine, Foundation Apprentice - Social Services & Healthcare
I am really enjoying my course and find it very interesting. The lecturers and staff at the College are all very helpful and approachable
Jordan Callan, Foundation Apprentice - Civil Engineering
The course is challenging but the lecturers are good and help you with the difficult subjects. When I finish my Foundation Apprenticeship I plan to progress to a Modern Apprenticeship, and maybe then a Graduate Level Apprenticeship
Hannah Cockburn, Foundation Apprentice - Civil Engineering
I am really glad I chose to do this course at West Lothian College as I want to be a Civil Engineer and this course is giving me the opportunity to learn the practical skills that we aren’t taught at school
Sandy McDonald, Foundation Apprentice - Civil Engineering
My favourite part of the course is learning new skills and getting to do practical things that I really want to take part in.
Sean Clarkson, Foundation Apprentice - Engineering
I want to be an engineer when I’m older and I like that the course gives me the opportunity to learn the practical skills to help me get a job in this industry
Ben McKay, Foundation Apprentice - Engineering
I am really enjoying my course and life at College because I like that my lecturers treat me like an adult
Sean Conroy, Foundation Apprentice - IT Software Development
The highlight for me has definitely been my work placements. I really enjoy being in a working environment and getting the hands on experience
Conor Jackson, Foundation Apprentice - Civil Engineering
Ali McMichael knew she wanted a career in engineering, and when the offer of the Foundation Apprenticeship (FA) came up, she saw it as a great opportunity to make a start on her chosen career before leaving school.
Calum Ronney excelled at school, however was looking for something to boost his school qualifications and help him gain entry to the competitive and exciting Computer Games Development course at Abertay University.
Jordan chose to combine the Foundation Apprenticeship (FA) in Civil Engineering with his school timetable at Lanark Grammar. He didn’t know anything about Civil Engineering until he saw the course advertised and decided to read up on it.
Leia chose to combine the Foundation Apprenticeship (FA) in IT Software Development with the other subjects she studies at Armadale Academy as she has always been fascinated with computers.
Reece Main chose to combine the Foundation Apprenticeship (FA) in IT Software Development with the other subjects he is studying at Armadale Academy as he knew it would be something he would love learning about.
When Tammy-Gail Milne first applied for a Foundation Apprenticeship in Social Services and Healthcare, she was unsure what to expect from the course.
Ben is currently combining the Foundation Apprenticeship (FA) in Social Services (Children & Young People) with his other 5th year subjects at Armadale Academy.