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.
The three websites below are regularly updated with apprenticeships, entry-level positions and other opportunities. Please bookmark all three and visit them frequently to view new opportunities as these go live.
|Website||What you’ll find|
|Apprenticeships.scot||The latest apprenticeship opportunities, which are searchable by location.|
|DYW North East Jobs Portal||Entry-level positions, including apprenticeships, from local employers.|
|Young Person’s Guarantee Opportunity Finder||A one-stop shop for jobs, apprenticeships, courses and volunteering opportunities. Searchable by location.|
Careers and 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|
|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|
|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|