DYW Opportunities

  • Apprentice Information Evening hosted by Score (International) – Peterhead (Posted 14/3/2018)

This event is on Thursday 22nd March 2018 5.30-8pm.  For more information – Information Evening 2018 PHD  You can find the venue –  How to find us – VTCC (2) Please note you need to pre-register for the evening.


  • BBC Scotland Production Apprenticeship and Journalism Training Scheme (Posted 9/3/2018)

Closing date for applications is 4th April 2018

I would like to draw to your attention some vacancies on offer at BBC Scotland that may be of interest to your 5th/6th year students.  We are on the look-out for talented people to join the BBC Scotland Production Apprenticeship and, for those with a particular interest in news, the Journalism Training Scheme.

These development opportunities offer first-class training in the media and give people the chance to earn while they learn.

Production apprentices, who are aged 18 or over, spend a year working in a variety of BBC Scotland departments across the country and combine this with time at college in Glasgow. They could be creating content, researching stories and locations or contacting contributors. At other times they might be planning, checking copyright and organising programme logistics.

The journalism trainees, also for those aged 18 and over, will have a passion for storytelling and will be trained both on the job and by the BBC Academy to bring stories to life for our audiences on TV, radio, online and social media. We have places in our newsrooms for English and Gaelic speakers, and there are opportunities, too, in sports news.

BBC Scotland recognises that applying for these roles can be daunting and that many people might be put off by the process. To help people along the way, we are hosting an information evening about these vacancies at our headquarters in Glasgow’s Pacific Quay on Wednesday 21st March, from 6pm.  I would be very grateful if you could let your students know about the jobs and our informal event. We want to demystify the process and widen the net of new recruits to make sure all parts of Scottish society are represented in our workforce.

Closing date for applications for the Pacific Quay event is 14 March

At the information evening there will be current trainees and apprentices, plus those who have passed through the schemes in previous years. There will also be staff there to talk about their jobs at BBC Scotland and to give advice about the application process.

We have a webpage which has details of the information event:


There is a facility on that page for people to apply to come along to the event. I very much hope some of your students will choose to do so.


  • University of Dundee – Nursing Places 2018-19 (Posted 23/2/18)

Dundee has additional places available for Adult Nursing for September 2018 start. This course is now open on UCAS, please click below:


For further details about the course please go to:



  • School of Nursing and Midwifery & NHS Grampian Nursing Summer School (Posted 21/2/18)

The purpose of the Nursing Summer School is to provide potential recruits to the pre-registration nursing programme with better support and information to ensure they make the right career choice.  Closing date for applications is Friday 20th April 2018 – for more information click on link: School of Nursing and Midwifery & NHS Grampian Nursing Summer School 2018



Bricklayer and Joiner Apprenticeships – closing date for applications is  Friday 16th March 2018 – for more information click on link: Apprentice Joiner Bricklayer A4 ad-15 02 18


  • Ringlink Scotland (Posted 19/2/18)

Please see attached information on the Land-based Pre-Apprenticeship (SCQF level 4) and is a new offering from Ringland Scotland for 2018.

The closing date for applications: Friday 16th March 18.  All applicants will receive a telephone interview, those shortlisted will then be invited to attend a face to face Interview at a local office late March-early April. The pre-apprentices start the 3 week induction w/c 18th June and work placements(full-time employment) begin 9th July 18 for 26 weeks.

For more information click on the link below.

Land-based Pre-apprenticeship leaflet 2017-18


  • CITB Vacancy List at 6th February 2018 (Posted 15/2/18)

We have been informed of the following local apprentice vacancies.

If you are interested in any of these vacancies then please send your CV and a covering letter to company contacts below. If you know of anyone else who may be interested in these vacancies then please pass the information to them.

If not already done so please register on the CITB website to ensure you receive further notices of vacancies



Company Name Trade Preferred Area Contact details
Brudon Joiner Lumphanan, Torphins, Aboyne and surrounding area Apply to:william@brudonltd.com
BANCON 2x Joiner

2x Bricklayer

Aberdeen & Surrounding area  

Apply to:hr@bancon.co.uk


R Davidson (Banchory) 4x Painter & Decorator Aberdeen & Surrounding area  

Apply through website: https://www.rdbanchory.co.uk/


JC Joinery Contractors Ltd Joiner usually working on large construction sites Peterhead, Mintlaw area Apply to: paula.cruden@btinternet.com