The South Lanarkshire Faculty Appearing Principal, Depute and Faculty employees had been joined by the South Lanarkshire Council Schooling staff, together with lecturers and oldsters from faculties throughout the area to have a good time the Basis Apprenticeship ‘Class of 2022’.
The ceremony, which was delivered on the South Lanarkshire Faculty campus in East Kilbride, noticed college students from all Basis Apprenticeship topic areas be part of collectively to have a good time their success.
Basis Apprenticeships are delivered efficiently in South Lanarkshire via a consortium partnership between South Lanarkshire Faculty and South Lanarkshire Council. Basis Apprenticeships present alternatives for varsity pupils to have interaction in faculty examine, both in a college hub or at South Lanarkshire Faculty campus
Basis Apprenticeships take S5 and S6 pupils out of classroom and into the office. Younger individuals can select a Basis Apprenticeship as one in every of their core topics in S5 or S6, and on completion are awarded a Stage 6 qualification, the identical stage as Greater.
The FA award supplies college pupils with the talents employers are in search of and the expertise wanted to get a head begin of their profession. Over one or two years, South Lanarkshire college pupils come to South Lanarkshire Faculty as a part of the South Lanarkshire Basis Apprenticeship consortium to study, and likewise spend time getting office expertise with an employer. Basis Apprenticeships are valued by employers and recognised by all Scottish faculties and universities.
The Basis Apprenticeships on provide at South Lanarkshire Faculty are: Social Providers: Youngsters and Younger Individuals, Social Providers: Healthcare, Accounts, Enterprise Expertise and Inventive and Digital Media.
Basis Apprenticeship graduate, Kayleigh Curran, spoke to us in the course of the occasion, saying: “”It has been an incredible day! I used to be thrilled to have the chance to satisfy with my classmates, to have a good time all our achievements over the previous couple of years/yr. We’ve got labored exceptionally arduous, throughout a tough yr, and it’s nice to lastly be reaping the rewards. We’ve got had a implausible day and want to thank South Lanarkshire Faculty and South Lanarkshire Council employees for his or her assist with our research and for placing on this enjoyable occasion”.
Kayleigh who’s a S6 pupil at St Andrews and St Brides in East Kilbride, and accomplished her Basis Apprenticeship in Social Providers: Youngsters and Younger Individuals in April of this yr, continued, “I’ve now been accepted to Strathclyde College which I start in September of this yr. I will likely be finding out Major Schooling, proving all of the arduous work I’ve endured throughout my Basis Apprenticeship has been really value it”.
South Lanarkshire Council Youth Employability Coordinator, Scott McDermott mentioned: “Everybody at South Lanarkshire Council is delighted to have a good time the achievement of our Basis Apprenticeship college students this yr, it’s a actual testimony to their resilience, arduous work and willpower. Our Basis Apprenticeship programme in South Lanarkshire continues to ship glorious studying alternatives for our pupils to succeed in their full potential and obtain their instructional and employment aspirations.”
South Lanarkshire Faculty Appearing Principal, Alan Sherry, added, “All of our Basis Apprenticeship college students have labored extremely arduous all through one other very difficult yr to finish their Basis Apprenticeship programs together with their college work and progress to additional examine, coaching or employment.
The ceremony was a celebration of accomplishment and of transition of our pupil journey and I’m delighted that we have now been capable of have a good time with the category of 2022. We’ve got a had a beautiful day, and we want each one in every of our Basis Apprenticeship college students, all the easiest for his or her future endeavours”.