Careers/Pathways/DYW and Opportunities


Modern Apprenticeship opportunities in Health & Social Care – Inspire (posted 29/3/2023)

Inspire are currently advertising Modern Apprenticeship opportunities in Health & Social Care for 16-24 year old’s (disabled/care experienced up to the age of 29 are eligible for the post) across Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire.  Candidates can find out further information and apply through the following link:——-years–Support-Worker


Aberdeen City Council Building Trade Apprenticeships (posted 29/3/2023)

Location: Kittybrewster Complex, Aberdeen
Duration: Fixed Term, Full Time

We have several craft apprenticeship posts available within Building Services. These provide a great opportunity if you wish to learn a trade assisting and learning from participating in the provision of building maintenance by carrying out repairs and upgrading of Council properties, working with experienced tradespeople who will help you attain a recognised qualification over a 4 year period and develop you to reach your full potential.

Applicants may be required to undertake and pass a relevant skills test depending on trade applied for.  It would be beneficial if you have passed the relevant skills test in advance of submitting your application – contact the training provider listed with each post below for further information.

You may apply for up to 2 types of apprenticeship and should indicate your 1st and 2nd choices in your application.
Electrician £7.21 – £12.26 per hour (Will need to sit a pre employment test once registered with SECTT)
Joiner £6.92 – £13.15 per hour (Register with CITB)
Painter £6.92 – £13.15 per hour (Register with CITB)
Plasterer £6.92 – £13.15 per hour (Register with CITB – will need to attend Edinburgh college).
Lift Engineer £7.87 £13.39 per hour (Should sit the Tullos Training aptitude test)
The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

National 4 English and Maths (or equivalent) or be working towards

Candidates will be required to undertake and pass a relevant skills test as part of the
recruitment process.


Skills Development Scotland Events and Job Opportunities (updated 16/03/23)

If you need any help with job hunting, CVs, interview skills etc.  please do get in touch with me. If you have already found a job it would be great to hear how you are getting on.

Christine Stidolph,  Careers Adviser
Tel/Teams: 01467 454825 Mobile: 07900 980656
Skills Development Scotland Leasachadh Sgilean na h-Alba
Garioch Centre, Constitution Street, Inverurie AB51 4UY – for all your work, skills and learning needs – making skills work for employers – for all the latest on apprenticeships – corporate website


Job Search Websites

www.apprenticeships.scotLive Vacancies and lots of information on different types of apprenticeships.


Job vacancies with Byron Bakery, Ballater (posted 3/3/2023)

We at Byron Bakery in Ballater are enquiring if there are any school leavers looking to work with our team at the Byron Bakery and train as bakers / confectioners with our skilled bakers / confectioners and for the right candidates would be given a recognised apprenticeship in conjunction with the Scottish master bakers association also we have vacancies in the kitchen to learn cooking skills and shop assistant roles.

Contact Keith Sangster
Byron Bakery
Mobile .. 07554012325


Rothesay Rooms – All jobs will be considered part time as well as full time (Posted 27/1/2023)



Employability Training Allowance for Young People – up to £55/week (posted 15/8/2022)

There is a new employability training programme for 16-17 year olds to help young people get into work. The amount you will get depends on the number of hours and is from £10 – £55 a week. This can include doing work experience, support with job hunting and employability skills but it is a very flexible programme tailored to each person.
If you want to know more about it please text, email or call me.
Kind Regards, Christine
Mob. 07900 980656



Career ready information (posted 16/6/2022)

Career Ready – what we offer students in Scotland 2021

Career Ready in Scotland



Apprenticeship Information Session

Following a recent information session based on Apprenticeships on Monday 8th March 2021 with Skills Development, please see relevant information below: