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ATTENTION! Graduate Level Apprenticeship – Design Engineer


Position: Trainee Graduate Design Engineer
Hours: 37.5 hours week
Shift: Monday-Thursday 8:30-16:30 & Friday 8:30-15:30
Locations: Uddingston
Contract Term: 4 Years Apprenticeship
Salary upon finishing: £24,000 – £28,000

The renewable industry is rapidly expanding as more and more businesses turn to greener energy solutions. The pursuit for highly skilled professionals is underway and we want to build a team of just that. We have a great opportunity for a school leaver to join our team and grow along with the business. Developing your academic learning with industry accreditation helps progression as a professional.

Design engineers use technical knowledge, mathematical expertise, and design skills to create innovative solutions to problems across a range of industries.

The Graduate Apprenticeships in Engineering Design and Manufacture is a work-based learning programme and has been developed in partnership between Industry, the education sector, and Skills Development Scotland. This Graduate Apprenticeship provides a new way into degree-level study for individuals who want to go straight into work from school.

The future of Renewable Energy is bright. Now is the time to start your career journey and get involved!


• SQA National Qualifications: Grades BBBC at Higher, Maths and English at least at National 5

• Ability to demonstrate enthusiasm for engineering in the renewable energy industry.

• Clear ambition to develop a career within Renewables.

• Ability to engage people at all levels and work within a team.

Compensation & Benefits:

• Starting £12,000 per annum with annual pay increases (on successful completion of each academic year)

• Pension scheme

• 33 days’ paid holiday

• Wellbeing services

For more information or to apply please email your CV to:

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Scottish Power Engineering Apprenticeships

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At Scottish Power, they’re focused on playing their part. They’re committed to speeding up the transition to cleaner electric transport, improving air quality and over time, driving down bills – to deliver a better future, quicker for everyone.

They know that people are central to helping them realise this vision and they need talented, hardworking, and flexible people to join them. Through their Early Careers Programmes, they develop their own talent and offer a wide range of careers for people with different skills, expertise, and ambitions.

Their industry is going through unprecedented levels of innovation and change so there’s never been a better time to join them.

With entry requirements ranging from 2xN5’s to A band Higher results, there’s bound to be something that suits you.

Check out their programmes below to see which one is right for you!

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There’s many more to choose from. Check here!

Morgan Sindall Construction – Virtual Insight Day

Morgan Sindall are looking for individuals who would like to find out about technology careers in the construction industry. Working in teams you will be completing activities that demonstrate the use of technology in the construction industry.

  • Are you a team worker?
  • Do you have good communication skills?
  • Do you have a basic knowledge of Microsoft Applications?
  • Do you have the ability to work independently?
  • Do you have the ability to work from home?
  • Do you have a laptop or tablet with working mic and internet connection?

If you answered ‘yes’ to the above and want to take part, here’s what the day entails:

The insight experience is delivered using Google Classrooms that meets all GDPR and Safeguarding requirements. You will work in virtual offices. There will be a mix of independent working and listening to career journeys from roles that use technology.

During the day you will:

• Receive a project brief

• Virtually meet our job role experts

• Undertake a virtual Site Tour

• In the afternoon you will present back your project as a team

This is a one day only experience on Tuesday 22nd June 2021: 9.30am – 5pm

The closing date for application is 6th June 2021. If you wish to do so give your name to Mr McCarthy ASAP!


Strathclyde University’s Accelerate Programme



Monday 21 st to Friday 25 th June 2021

Want to find out more about the career you would like to follow?

Interested in finding out what it’s like to study at university?

Want to boost your chances of success in the future?

Held at the University of Strathclyde, ‘Accelerate’ is a week-long programme for pupils at the end of S4 and S5. Through a series of group activities, you will be able to find out more about the career you are interested in following. There are five courses that you can choose from, depending on what you might like to study after school:

• Chemistry

• Chemical Engineering

• Computer Science

• Electronic & Electrical Engineering (EEE)

• Product Design

Led by current university student mentors, you and your team will complete our exciting five day challenge programme, as well as attending career workshops and getting a chance to see what student life is like.

Accelerate 2021 will be run virtually on Microsoft Teams. What’s in it for you?

• Find out about the different areas of the career you would like to follow

• Discover what studying and working in your chosen field is really like

• Discuss your career and academic options with professionals and university staff

• Meet new friends and work with current University students

Feedback from previous participants:

“I think it is a brilliant way to open your eyes to real university life.”

“I really enjoyed this week as it allowed me to meet new people and learn new things. I also learned a lot about university courses and following careers after a degree.”

“A fun-filled week and a great way to make friends.”

“The mentors are just fantastic, always there to help us and are very friendly.”

“I think it is a great opportunity and has really helped me to figure out my career path.”

For further info, visit:

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SLC Graduate Level Apprenticeship in Civil Engineering


South Lanarkshire Council

Roads and Transportation Service

Graduate Apprenticeship Opportunity

Civil Engineering

Why choose a career in Civil Engineering?

Civil Engineering is everything you see that’s been built around us.

It’s about roads and railways, schools, offices, hospitals, water and power supply and much more.  The kind of things we take for granted but would find life very hard to live without.

A career in South Lanarkshire Council’s Roads and Transportation Services offers an interesting and varied choice comprising a number of professional engineering disciplines such as;

  • roads design
  • network and asset maintenance and management
  • traffic and transportation
  • contracting operations
  • structural engineering/bridges
  • flood risk management
  • development management

As a civil engineer, your work influences where people work, relax, learn and live.  There will always be a demand for civil engineers and a career with South Lanarkshire Council offers excellent conditions,  good working environment and job satisfaction.  The council is also committed to Continuous Professional Development to provide a platform for career progression.


What is the Graduate Apprenticeship in Civil  Engineering?

The Graduate Apprenticeship in Civil Engineering develops skills and experience to produce multi-disciplinary graduates.  You will study at Glasgow Caledonian University to gain a BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering (Environmental Civil Engineering) and after graduation you will be able to gain the qualification of IEng with an industry professional body. During your training you will be a member of South Lanarkshire Council staff.  The salary during training will start at £21500 with annual increments available and you will be paid as a full time member of staff with the same benefits as other council staff.   The Council will cover all course fees.

What will you learn?

The course has been developed by the university in partnership with employers to ensure it meets industry needs.  This is reinforced through significant work based learning which involves a 4 year blended study period with approximately 1/5th of your time spend at university and remainder in the workplace.  The apprenticeship will develop your civil engineering skills and experience in a number of disciplines including structures, construction materials, geotechnics and project management.

How do I apply?

There is a minimum entry requirement for candidates interested in this role.

  • SQA Highers: ABBB including Maths, Physics, Technological Studies or Engineering Science at B.
  • A Foundation Apprenticeship is accepted as equivalent to one higher as part of the overall grade profile of Highers required for entry. Any essential subjects at Higher should still be achieved in addition to the Foundation Apprenticeship

If you meet the entry requirements and would like to apply, please register your interest along with your name, school and contact telephone number to Morag Watt at

You will then be provided with instructions on how to apply.

Alternatively you can speak with Mr McCarthy for more information.

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52 Main Street, Bothwell, Glasgow.

G71 8EX




Award winning salon David Corbett Hairdressing located in Bothwell have been nominated for Scottish Hairdresser of the Year and British Men’s Hairdresser of the Year at the British Hairdressing Awards 7 times.

We are recruiting now for creative and confident school leavers who are interested in developing a career within the hairdressing industry through our modern apprenticeship programme.  Successful candidates will be offered full training, pay and holidays throughout their apprenticeship along with a dedicated in-salon training day to help develop and build their hairdressing skills to NVQ Level 2.

No experience is necessary but it would be beneficial to have an interest in fashion, creative flair and have the ability to work alongside other people and possess great interpersonal skills with a pleasant and chatty outlook when dealing with the general public.

If you feel you would like to work in this exciting industry and possess the necessary skills then we would love to hear from you.  Please email your CV with a covering letter telling us why you’d be the right choice for us.  Email your C.V. to

Carolann Suarez

Modern Apprenticeship Vacancies (1)

NHS NextGen UCAT Session

NHS NextGen will be running their “Preparing for UCAT” session online. The University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) is the admissions test used by a consortium of UK Universities for their medical and dental degree programmes This will take place on the 24th June 2021 (time to be confirmed).
Any pupil who wishes to take part in this session should register by giving their name and email address to Mr McCarthy.

British Film Academy 2021 Craft Skills Course


BFI FILM ACADEMY 2020/21 Craft Skills Course

Break into Film

As part of the BFI Film Academy specialist course programme, applications are now open for our Craft Skills course for young people aged 16 to 19 across the UK.

Participants will receive advanced and intensive craft sessions focusing on screenwriting, cinematography, sound, directing and editing and take part in masterclasses with award winning film industry experts.

The Specialist course gives the opportunity to work with professional actors and use industry standard equipment to produce a short film within the 7 day residential.

Upon completion, your films will be screened online for industry guests, your friends and family, and you will be given key advice on industry entry and supported to produce a personal development plan to help you with your next steps in film.

Course Dates

The course takes place from Saturday 31st of July to Saturday 7th August 2021.

NB: The course will consist of several evening or weekend sessions from early July covering screenwriting, film watching & group development leading up to the residential course.

(If Covid 19 restrictions remain in place, the course will take place via virtual learning, with a weekend film shoot in Edinburgh for each team. We’ll engage with all course learners to set the most appropriate dates throughout July and August)

Course Fee

We welcome applications no matter your background or previous experience. The course fee is £50, with bursaries available for those who require financial aid to participate.


Any young person who has previously attended a BFI Film Academy Specialist/Residential course or is currently at University or will be at the time of the course taking place is not eligible to apply.

Applications close 5pm 18th June 2021.


BFI Web Page: HERE

Screen Education Edinburgh Web Page: HERE

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the opportunity further, please contact course Coordinator Steven Cook

Modern Apprenticeships with the Scottish Government



The Scottish Government are currently advertising Modern Apprenticeships in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Salary starts at £20,064 during training rising in increments.

Deadline for application is 27 May 2021.

The following information relates to the Administration and Finance opportunity with in the Glasgow branch of the Scottish Government. The link to apply follows at the end.

Job overview

The recruitment of Modern Apprentices is a fair, open and merit based process (16+) and with permanence from the start of the apprenticeship. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the interview.

In April 2019, the First Minister recognised a ‘global climate emergency’ and following the passage of the climate change Bill, Scotland will now be required to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045 with an interim reduction of 75% required by 2030 and 90% by 2040.

Decarbonising the supply of heat to all of Scotland’s buildings is one of the major challenges that will need to be addressed. The 2019 Programme for Government commits the Scottish Government to combining the action we need to take on climate change with our ambition to provide affordable, warm homes.

The Successful candidate will work across three units in the consumers and low carbon division. These units work across policy development, regulation and delivery of Scottish Government programmes which aim to help decarbonise Scotland’s Buildings. As a result of this the chosen candidate will be able to learn from different areas within the division and give them the tools to further develop there Scottish Government career.

Main Duties
• Responsibility for personal assistant support to the C2 Unit Heads of the Heat Strategy, Heat in Buildings Regulation and Energy Efficient Scotland Delivery Units, including inbox and diary management as needed. This will include using MS Outlook to manage the calendars and inboxes of the Unit Heads, management of meeting papers and One Note and operating as a professional and discrete point of contact from and to internal and external sources, and as first point of contact for the three Units.
• Responsibility for arranging key meetings and events for B and C Band Staff across the three units and providing support to the three Units with the coordination of events as required, to meet deadlines.
• Information and knowledge management for the Units, including: – Unit records management using the electronic records management system (eRDM) to store and retrieve documents and leading on information gathering exercises (email trawls, websites etc.).
• Support the budget manager and team leaders in the Energy Efficient Scotland Delivery Unit, processing payments and financial information.
• Responsibility for booking travel for C Band team leaders and Unit heads.

What will I learn?

Throughout the first 12 months the candidate will be expected to gain a relevant SVQ qualification. Support will be provided by a qualified assessor who will work with the successful candidate on a monthly basis. Time will be given to work on your qualification, this includes delivering 2 presentations.

What qualification or qualities are required?

Please read each of the essential criteria and think about a time or an example that can help demonstrate your knowledge/skills.

1. Good interpersonal and team working skills.
2. Knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft office applications.
3. Good written and oral communication skills.
4. Excellent organisational skills with the ability to plan, prioritise and manage workloads to ensure deadlines and objectives are met.

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Think this is the right apprenticeship for you? Click the “Apply now” button to start your new career with this apprenticeship.

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DEADLINE for ScotRail Apprenticeship Opportunities 12 May 2021

ScotRail have a range of Modern Apprenticeship opportunities covering areas such as customer service through to engineering. As a ScotRail apprentice you can enjoy a salary in excess of £16,000 a year whilst training.

Find out more about the range of positions available and to apply by clicking the link to

You’ll need to be very quick though with application deadlines within days!


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