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.

Career opportunities   

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.

Resource Provider
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



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