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The BBC Scotland 2015 Apprenticeship scheme is a fantastic opportunity to kick-start your career in the media industry and is now OPEN for applications!

From September 2014, 10 people will have the chance to work with BBC professionals on Radio, TV and Online content across a range of departments such as Sport, Children’s, Learning and News.

Your on-the-job experience along with BBC training and study at Glasgow Kelvin College will all add up to the skills and knowledge you need to achieve a Creative & Digital Media Apprenticeship at Level 3.
There are no formal qualifications but you must have good basic maths, English and IT skills, as well as a keen interest in the media.

For further info on this opportunity and advice on the application process please see
Mrs Ross.
You can also access the application at the following web address:

S4-S6 Pupils – Apprenticeship in Accountancy

An excellent opportunity has arisen for pupils in S4-S6 who are interested in pursuing an alternative route into Accountancy and Finance. A Kaplan Scholarship could take you from school leaver to Chartered Accountant in 5-6 years and provides the following benefits:

• £15000 worth of FREE Accountancy training
• Earn while you learn
• Gain a professional qualification in Accountancy
• Increase prospects of securing a job in Accountancy

If you would like more information, please see Mr Urquhart in Pastoral Care or check the S5/S6 Notice Board outside the Head Teacher’s office.

Morgan Stanley Financial Apprenticeship programme S5-S6 pupils only

Morgan Stanley are offering a financial apprenticeship programme over 3 years where you will gain the ACCA qualification.

Minimum criteria for the programme is:

4 Higher Grades at BBBC (1 sitting) or 4 Higher Grades at BBBB (2 sittings) or equivalent, including Maths and English. Maths must be at a grade B minimum.

Any students in 5th or 6th year who would like to take advantage of this programme, please see Mrs Ross.

Attention summer leavers: Engineering Apprenticeships

Scottish Water is recruiting Electrical & Mechanical Engineering apprentices.

Requirements: minimum of 5 SGs (to include English, Maths & a science).

Closing date: 26th April 2013

Further info: http://www.scottishwater.co.uk/business/about-us/careers/modern-apprentices

If you require support with your application, see Mrs Ross or your PC teacher to make an appointment with Ms Currie (ESO).

Rolls Royce – Engineering Modern Apprenticeship – Inchinnan & East Kilbride

Opening Date – 28 Jan 2013     – Closing Date – 22 Feb 2013

If you’re looking for an engineering career that’s all about getting hands-on and making things happen our Practical Apprenticeships are a great way to go. They put you at the cut and thrust of one of the world’s most prestigious, dynamic businesses – building, testing and fixing incredible, world-changing products.

What we need

Articulate, numerate, driven individuals who can learn quickly and work well with others.

Standard grades (Band 3, Intermediate 2 Band C or Intermediate 1 Band A) in Maths and English, plus Chemistry, Physics or another technical subject, and one other subject (achieved or expected).

Evidence that you’re genuinely enthusiastic about developing a career in engineering

For more information and to apply:


BAE Systems Apprenticeships

Craft Apprenticeships

Entry Requirements: Five Standard Grades including English, Maths and a science or craft/technical subject at Level 4 or above (or equivalent) 

Engineering Technician Apprenticeships

Entry requirements: 5 Standard Grades including English, Mathematics and Physics at Level 3 or above – as well as 3 Highers in English, Mathematics and Physics at grade C or above or equivalent.

To apply go to: http://baesystems.gti.co.uk/index.asp

closing date is 28th February 2013

See noticeboard outside Careers office for more information

Mr Urquhart

S5/S6 Leavers – Modern Apprenticeship

Barrhead Travel – Office Junior/Admin Assistant x2

Barrhead Travel is looking for two office juniors/admin assistants to work within their Admin Department and support staff with their day to day duties. The employer is looking for someone with good IT and admin skills as well as a good telephone manner. The successful candidate could also be put through a Modern Apprenticeship in Business Administration.

Interested candidates should be:
Eager to learn
Have a positive attitude
Good work ethic and integrity
The ability to work well as part of a team
Computer literacy and good typing skills
A good level of English grammar
Accuracy and attention to detail

Barrhead Travel is an excellent employer with good promotional opportunities for the right candidate.

Closing date is Wednesday 06th Feb CVs should be sent to Alket.Dashi@gra.co.uk