Careers/Pathways/DYW and Opportunities


Skills Development Scotland Events and Job Opportunities (updated 18/11/22)

SDS Next Steps Vacancy Bulletin 17.11.22

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 Vacancy at Brook Taverner, Ballater (posted 8/11/2022)

The Ballater Store is looking for a part time member of staff. They are looking for someone who could do approximately 20 hours a week, but could also do some extra hours when there are holidays. The Ballater Store offers a competitive hourly rate dependent on age and experience and there is also the opportunity to earn commission is the store monthly target is achieved.






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


Horseback UK and the Prince’s Trust Team Programme (posted 27/4/22)

Horseback UK, based just outside of Aboyne, are running a skills programme to help anyone who is over 16 gain skills that will help them get work. If you are interested please contact Horseback UK via their website You can also find out more about the Prince’s Trust Team programme in general here:



Apprenticeship Information Session

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