Future Pathways – Opportunities

Future Pathways – Opportunities

Every week an update will be published by me; Romana Richards the DYW Employer School Coordinator for Alford Academy.  Please find below the opportunities available this week for the Young People of Alford Academy and beyond.

Weekly Update

Jobs | Events | Resources 27/01/23

Career opportunities

The latest local apprenticeship opportunities are listed below. Remember to regularly visit My World of Work, Apprenticeships.scot and the Young Person’s Guarantee Opportunity Finder to view new opportunities as these go live.

KR Group  Admin Assistant  27/01/2023 
Escone Solutions   MA:Helpdesk Support  28/01/2023 
Subsea 7  Associate Survey Support Technician   29/01/2023 
Hays Travel  MA: Travel Consultant  02/02/2023 
Robertson Construction  Modern/Trade Apprenticeships https://www.robertson.co.uk/apprenticeship  Register interest 
Rubberatkins  Apprentice Admin Assistant (Finance)  Now taking applications 
Rubberatkins  Apprentice Admin Assistant (Sales)  Now taking applications 
TMM Recruitment  Administrator for Payroll Team  Now taking applications 
Bell  Junior Administrator | Knowledge of Word/Excel required | Applications to r.mcgarry@bellgroup.co.uk.  Now taking applications 
The Bread Guy  Apprentice Baker – send email to Thebreadguysbakery@gmail.com  Now taking applications 
EY  Assurance Apprenticeship Programme  Register interest 2023 programme 
EY  Business Administrator Apprentice  Now taking applications 
Cruden Bay Golf Club  Apprentice Greenkeepers Please apply by sending a covering letter & CV to Les Durno General Manager les@crudenbaygolfclub.co.uk  Now taking applications 
Total Energies  Assistant Administrator Please apply by sending a covering letter & CV to Gillian Kimber gillian.kimber@totalenergies.com  Now taking applications 
Baxterstory  General Assistant  Now taking applications 
Applus UK Ltd   Apprentice Business Administrator  Now taking applications 
Wolseley UK  Technical Sales Apprentice  Now taking applications 
Wolseley UK  Sales Advisor Apprentice  Now taking applications 
GGE Garage, Dyce   Apprentice Mechanic  Now taking applications 
Lifetime Training  Sales Advisor Apprentice  Now taking applications 
Bristow  Aircraft Engineering Apprenticeship Programme  Expression of  Interest 
TUI   Retail Apprentice, Aberdeen  Now taking applications  
Konecranes   Service Technician Apprentice  Now taking applications 
Trust Ford   Customer Service Apprentice  Now taking applications 
MITIE  Apprentice Fire and Security- Engineer  Now Taking applications  
Arnold Clark  Apprentice Mechanic  Now taking applications 
Arnold Clark  Apprentice Aftersales Customer Advisor  Now taking applications 
Johnston Carmichael   Accountancy School Leavers Programme   August 2023  
KPMG   Audit Apprenticeships KPMG Careers here   Hiring Now 
Arnold Clark  Trainee Area Sales and Administration Manager  Now taking applications 
Sixth Sense Training   IT Service Desk Apprentice   Now taking applications 
Leiths Group  Trainee Steel Fixer
CV’s to be sent to: pdunlop@Leiths-Group.co.uk 
Now taking applications 
Andersons of Inverurie  Digital Marketing Modern Apprenticeship  Now taking applications 
Hawco Group, Peterhead  Apprentice Technician  Now taking applications 
Sulzer, Dyce  Apprentice Winder  Now taking applications 
Border Force  Border Force Apprentice  Now taking applications 
Aldi, Aberdeen  Career Starter Stores   Now taking applications 
Aldi, Aberdeen  Store Management Apprentice  Now taking applications 
Fairhurst, Aberdeen  School Leaver Trainee Technician / Engineer  Now taking applications 


Banana Moon Day Nursery, Aberdeen   Trainee Nursery Early Years Practitioner  Now taking applications 


Dingbro Ltd, Aberdeen  Apprentice Vehicle Parts Advisor   Now taking applications 


Carrier, Aberdeen   Hire Controller Apprentice  Now taking applications 


Macduff Shellfish, Mintlaw   IT Service Desk Modern Apprentice  Now taking applications 


Toolstation, Westhill  Retail Management Apprentice  Now taking applications 


RSM, Aberdeen  Audit Assistant School Leaver (AAT)   Now taking applications 


RSM, Aberdeen 


VAT Assistant School Leaver (ATT/CTA)  Now taking applications 


Kier Construction   Kier Apprentice Opportunities    Now taking applications 


Westhill Swimming Pool   Leisure Assistant    Now taking applications 


Nicol of Skene   Construction and Civil Engineering Apprenticeship   To apply send your CV to – nicola@nicolofskene.com  Now taking applications 


Well-Safe Solutions  Modern Apprentice   Now taking applications 


Careers events and activities 

Big Spin Business Challenge: Does your class have what it takes to pitch a fantastic business idea and win funding to start a small business?  Sustrans  Ongoing 
HMP & YOI Grampian Careers Event – an opportunity to chat with staff memebers and learn about the role of a prison officer. Regiser your interest with  GrampianHumanResource@prisons.gov.scot
HMP & YOI Grampian  30th January  
The Alexa Young Innovator Challenge Amazon’s brand-new coding competition for ages 13-18 invites students to explore the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and be in with the chance of winning some amazing prizes.  Amazon  3rd February  
Johnston Carmichael Open Doors Evenings are to be held on 7 & 8th February 2023.  Interested parties can sign up via Eventbrite.    Johnston Carmichael  7th & 8th February 
Insight to Babcock International – A World Leader in Engineering.  Sign up here  Babcock International  Thursday 9th February, 5pm – 6:30pm 
Grant Thornton Work Experience & Apprenticeship Insight Evening.  Hear from the 5th largest Accounting & Professional Services firm in the world Grant Thornton. Secure yourself some in-person work experience for this Easter or land yourself an apprenticeship in one of their 26 UK wide offices.  Sign up here  Grant Thornton  1st February 5pm – 6pm  
Kuehne & Nagel National Apprenticeship Week Event.  Careers within a Global Logistics & Transport Company  Sign up here  Kuehne+Nagel  Wednesday 8th February 5pm – 6pm  

Careers & Further Education Links 

The websites below are key careers-related resources for young people and those who support them. The sites are worth bookmarking and revisiting regularly. 

School Leavers Toolkit  Scottish Government Education 
Young Person’s Guarantee Opportunity Finder  Skills Development Scotland 
DYW Digital Resource Hub | For young people, educators, and employers  DYW Scotland 
My World of Work | Advice and tools to help plan careers  Skills Development Scotland 
DYW Northeast, You Tube Channel | Careers related videos and insights  DYW Northeast 
Buzz Quiz Careers Test – What job could you do?  UCAS 
Apprenticeships.scot | Apprenticeship information/vacancies  Skills Development Scotland 
ABZ Works | Information on skills, training, and work opportunities  Aberdeen City Council 
Foundation Apprenticeships | A guide to Foundation Apprenticeships at NESCol  NESCol 
ECITB Scholarship Technician Programme | Starts Aug 2023  ECITB | NESCol 






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