School Leavers Webinar for Parents/Carers

SDS careers advisers Amy and Louise recently hosted a school leavers information session full of advice to help parents feel more confident supporting their school leaving child. The webinar is a general overview of the options open to a young person after they leave school. It covers: Who Skills Development Scotland are The options open to young people who are… More →

Aberdeen Articulation Week

Articulation Week Parent and Guardian flyer Aberdeen University are hosting an event to promote the routes to degree studies through articulation from HNC/D courses. Aberdeen University have organised a 1 hour presentation and Q&A session for school pupils (in the senior phase) and their parents/guardians that will focus on Articulation – how it works and the opportunities that are available.… More →

SDS Results Helpline Extended

The SDS (Skills Development Scotland)  Results Helpline service, originally scheduled to close on 12 August, will remain open until 28 August. The helpline will continue to offer support to young people (including school leavers) and their parents and carers for this extended period. Our expert advisers can provide reassurance as well as information and advice on Confirmation and Clearing as well as other options available. The SDS Results Helpline service is now open until 28 August. Whatever your… More →

Hospitality Apprenticeship North East

The Hospitality Apprentice North East (HANE) – is now open to applications for the September 2020 intake of young adults who want to take their first steps in the world of hospitality. The programme, which saw its first intake of apprentices in September 2019, aims to find the next generation of industry professionals. The 18-month, paid apprenticeship leads to SVQ… More →

Joinery Apprenticeship at CHAP Group

CHAP Group are looking to recruit a new Apprentice Joiner, to commence a 4 year Modern Apprenticeship (MA) late summer 2020.  This apprenticeship offers the opportunity of hands on vocational work experience and training, side-by-side with block release college attendance. At minimum, applicants will need to demonstrate they have a good aptitude for hands-on practical work and also good basic… More →

Careers, apprenticeships and college Parents Evening – 30th January, Copthorne Hotel, Aberdeen

  Big Parents Eve event January 30, 2020 5.30pm – 8pm An opportunity for parents, carers, influencers and young people to find out more about the different sectors and jobs in the region explore how these are changing in the future looking at the key skills young people will need for these new roles speak to young people currently participating… More →

S3 – S5 Parents’ Course Choice and Future Career Pathways Information Evening – Thursday 12 December 6pm – 6:45pm

You are invited to a Parents’ Information Evening on Thursday 12 December at 6pm in the Academy. During this evening, there will be presentations on the planned S4-S6 curriculum, local job market intelligence, employability skills, flexible career pathways in Foundation and Modern Apprenticeships and Work Placement Apprenticeships, one-day-a-week College courses and partnership courses on offer at Aboyne Academy. Information from… More →