Careers Evening 2019 – Exhibitors

Careers Evening 2019 – Exhibitors

Alford Academy would like to thank all the people who have put themselves forward to take part in our careers evening on Wednesday 9th October. The exhibitors represent a huge range from the world of learning and work.  This is an amazing opportunity for our pupils and there will be something for everyone from S1-S6. Confirmed exhibitors are listed below – we expect the list to continue to grow between now and Wednesday! This event is also open to the wider community who may be interested in finding out more about careers, education and training.

Aberdeenshire Council – Modern Apprenticeships and Work Experience

Aberdeenshire Council – Teaching as a Career

Aberdeenshire Council – Live Life Aberdeenshire (sports and leisure)

Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership (careers in Community Nursing, Care Management, Care at Home, Community Hospitals, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Health Visiting and School Nursing)

Aberdein Considine (estate agents, solicitors, financial advisers)

Army, Navy, RAF

Bancon Construction

CHAP Group (construction)

CITB (Construction Industry Training Board)

CLAN Cancer Support for All

Edinburgh Napier University

Hospitality Training

Johnston Carmichael (chartered accountants)

Mackie’s of Scotland (food industry)

METROL (STEM Ambassador – Metrol are an international technology company with a strong research & development base in electronic and mechanical engineering, they provide downhole wireless solutions for the oil industry using acoustic, electromagnetic and inductive telemetry)

National Trust for Scotland (career opportunities include everything from Catering to Architect, Archaeologist, Conservator, Curator, Property Manager, Events Manager, Guide, Gardener, Ranger and many more)

NATS (Air Traffic Management)

NESCOL (North East Scotland College)

NHS Grampian (all careers – please note there will also be attending an NHS Physiotherapy team, a Pharmacy team to speak about careers in both NHS and independent providers of pharmacy and representation from the University of Aberdeen Institue of Dentistry)

North East Arts Touring (creative industries including universities and courses in music, dance, visual arts, drama, lighting design, sound and stage makeup. How to work as a freelance artist, how to programme arts events and local professional development opportunities for young people)

Raeburn Christie Clark and Wallace (legal services)

Ringlink Scotland Ltd (providing land-based Pre-Apprenticeship Programme for young people 16 years plus, providing 6 months’ full-time employment and mentoring on a suitable rural business)

Robert Gordon University (general course information and specialist advice from the Business School and Pharmacy/Life Sciences)

SAAS (Student Awards Agency)

SDS (Skills Development Scotland)

SPE UK Ltd (Society of Petroleum Engineers)

SRUC (Scotland’s Rural College) (agriculture, business, vet nursing, animal care, conservation, environment)

Strathclyde University

Subsea 7 (engineering, construction and services contractor to the energy industry worldwide)

University of Aberdeen

University of Edinburgh

University of St Andrews

University of Stirling

Youngsmile Dentists

Prospectuses only:
University of Dundee
University of Glasgow



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