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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:



KPMG Audit School Leaver Programme

Locations: Aberdeen, Edinburgh & Glasgow

Salary £20,000 (depending on location)

Tuition fees paid

University accommodation paid

KPMG have designed an innovative, 6-year programme that gives you the opportunity to join their fantastic Audit team, gain an accounting degree, and become a fully qualified Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) or the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS).

Interested? Great, let’s see if it’s for you.

Entry Requirements

Grades ABB at A Level (or equivalent)

B in GCSE Maths and a B in GCSE English Language (or equivalent)



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


Raising Aspirations and Widening Access to Higher Education –


The Nuffield Science Bursary Scheme

The Nuffield Foundation Science Bursaries for Schools(also known as The Nuffield Research Placements) is an excellent opportunity aimed at pupils currently in their 5th year at school studying for their Highers. The scheme gives pupils an opportunity to carry out research or development projects in any of the Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Maths disciplines. Projects last 4-6 weeks during the summer vacation and pupils receive a bursary of £80 per week + travel expenses. Placements are available across the UK, in universities, commercial companies, voluntary organisations and research institutions. This is a fantastic opportunity for pupils to gain invaluable work experience within an organisation and network and build up useful contacts. It will also develop pupils’ confidence and improve key skills such as communication, research and report writing.Any S5 pupil who is interested in pursuing a career in any of these disciplines and would like to apply, should contact Mr Urquhart as soon as possible.

Mr Urquhart