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As well as advertising all job vacancies on our noticeboard outside the Guidance Base we will also publish on the website for all parents to see.  Please see below for current vacancies:

Vacancies advertised through Skills Development Scotland:  Our careers advisor is frequently updated with vacancies around Perth.  However, rather than duplicate work and tell us about them, SDS have created a Facebook  page with all the up to date information.  See below for the link:


Please click here to access My World of Work

Please click here for the Modern Apprenticeships Website 


Kings Practice at Glover Street Medical Centre in Perth currently has a vacancy for TWO individuals to work between 4.30pm and 6.30pm in a job share type arrangement Monday to Friday, becoming involved in the full range of Medical Reception tasks you would expect within a busy GP Surgery. More information and details on how to apply can be found below:

PDF icon  Junior Medical Receptionist 


PwC paid week-long work experience programmes for S5 students - Deadline for applications 14th February 2020

These paid week-long work experience programmes for S5 students are a fantastic opportunity for young people to learn more about the world of business, accounting or technology. This year, for the first time, we are offering a Business Insight Week, a Digital Insight Week and an Accounting Insight Week, to help students gain a real insight and excellent coaching and advice.

Entry criteria varies across the programmes:

Business Insight Week is open to students from state schools who fulfil our social mobility criteria. You'll need to be on course for a 96 UCAS tariff from up to five Highers

Accounting Insight Week has higher entry requirements as is a fast-track programme to our Accounting partnership degrees - you’ll need to be on track for AAABB (or equivalent) at Higher Grade, or 136 UCAS points from your Highers

Please see below the link to all our Insight Week opportunities taking place in our Glasgow office in 2020.

Business Insight Week

Accounting Insight Week

Glasgow Office Open Event:

Further to the Insight weeks we are also running an office open evening at our Glasgow Office on the 11th February. This is a great opportunity for Students, Teachers and Parents to discover more about life at PwC. During this interactive presentation, you'll find out more about PwC, our apprenticeships, degree programmes and work experience, and you'll hear from our people. You'll pick up lots of information about our work and the application process, to help you to decide which of our career options interests you most and how to get there.

Join us in a welcoming environment to discover where a career with PwC could take you – and how far you could go. You won't be disappointed and will build useful connections and insights for taking the next step in your career.  

Glasgow Office Open Event:

📅 11th February 2020 ⌚5.00pm-7.00pm 📍 PwC Glasgow Office, 141 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, G2 7EQ

⌨ Sign Up Here


HSBC Work Experience Programme 2020

The Work Experience programme at HSBC UK offers a five-day shadowing experience to students in the later years of full-time secondary education, sixth form or college. The programme has been set up with the idea to help young people from different social-economic backgrounds gain an insight into a professional environment, as well as the banking industry.

We have over 300 Work Experience opportunities nationwide, all of which will be available through June, July and August 2020. Specific details regarding each opportunity and the option to submit an application can be found here https://hsbc.taleo.net/careersection/external/moresearch.ftl?lang=en_GB&location=5536170451648&keyword=”HSBCWE2020%22&Location=Europe.

The application process will entail some online questions and, if successful, a telephone interview. To help prepare for this, we recommend checking out our Application Hints and Tips page here: http://www.hsbc.com/careers/application-hints-and-tips. A telephone interview will be arranged with the student during the office hours (Monday to Friday), HSBC UK would request the education providers/authorities to allow the student to attend this interview during school hours where possible.

Our placements will be spread out across the UK and students can list their location preferences when applying, but please note that only one application should be submitted and we cannot make any guarantees on placing a student in their preferred location as this is subject to availability.

The closing date for applications is the 16th February 2020, however we do offer these on a rolling basis and do reserve the right to close some adverts early if we fill all our spaces. Places are limited so we recommend students apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.


Prudential / Young Professionals Insight Day - 6th February 2020

M&G plc (Prudential)  are holding an exclusive event on the 6th February at their Edinburgh office. M&G plc (Prudential) are a £12 billon investment company operating all over the world with a huge office based in Edinburgh. We've been given exclusive access behind the scenes to one of the UK's most wealthiest companies currently managing over £350 billion worth of assets and we want to share this experience with your students! 

Event Details;

This is going to be a very focused 3 hour workshop event with Prudential / M&G for S5 and S6 students who are looking to get into the financial services sector, business, technology or marketing. During the event they will take part in workshops led by leading professionals within the firm, network with Prudential / M&G staff and hear all about their paid work experience and degree apprenticeship opportunities with some possible fast tracks on offer! 

Open to studnets intersted in;

Places are limited so if you could let me know ASAP on possible places and the time slot you would like that would be great! 

Best Regards

Dan Miller

Founder and CEO | Award Winning Entrepreneur

W: young-professionals.uk

M: 07540 953560

E: dan.miller@young-professionals.uk 


Lantra Recruitment: Increasing the number of new entrants into the land and sea sectors has been challenging for some time, even before Brexit and the associated uncertainty began to impact on workforce availability.

To help the sectors we represent increase recruitment, Lantra is organising three regional meetings, the aim of which is both help showcase what is working well within the sectors and share information on some new initiatives designed to support rural recruitment. We be delighted if you were able to join us and join the round-table discussions to give insight into your own experience of entering the industry – your education pathway, any barriers you encountered, changes in career or learning journey….all could really add to the conversation and increase awareness to others attending,

The events are aimed at:

·         Those who struggle to attract the right applicants for vacancies within their rural business

·         Those who would like to know what is most effective in attracting new talent to the land and sea sectors and who want to learn from others working in businesses like theirs

·         Those who want to communicate the great opportunities within the land and sea sectors to young people and career changers

·         Those working in education and want to find out more about careers and opportunities that could be ideal for their students or pupils, or who wish to suggest opportunities for new provision 

Our regional event will be held on the below date:

·         23rd January 2020 – Perth (Battleby Conference Centre, Redgorton, Perth)

Please follow the hyperlink to sign up via Eventbrite, or email scotland@lantra.co.uk to reserve your place.


Merchant Navy: if you are interested in a career in the Merchant Navy,  Clyde Marine Training could be for you.  More information can be found here.


Henderson Loggie is an ICAS approved training provider.   They are currently recruiting 2 Trainee Chartered Accountants.  It is a five year programme (university would be a 4 years course at Uni and then a three year programme so this is actually a quicker route). The requirements are 5 Highers at A or B (maths and English preferred).  The closing date for applications is 30 October 2019. More information can be found below.


PDF icon  CA Trainee 2020



SSE Apprentice & Trainee roles - more information can be found here.


Training Solutions (Scotland) as a learning provider works closely with Skills Development Scotland as an approved centre with SQA and currently works with many childcare providers and hospitality venues delivering the Modern Apprenticeship programme around the east area of Scotland, from Peterhead to Edinburgh and Aucterarder to Monifieth, with individual assessors allocated to specific areas.

The qualifications currently offered are SVQ level 3 Social Services (Children & Young People), helping those who wish to become fully qualified early years practitioners and SVQ Level 3 Hospitality Supervision and Leadership, beneficial to those working in the hospitality industry. The last year has seen a time of significant change at Training Solutions but with these changes we have updated and implemented new systems to help us work even more efficiently and continue to look forward to achieving goals with our candidates. This month we welcome to our portfolio, candidates from Little People Nursery in Dundee and Longforgan Nursery.

Training Solutions (Scotland) aims to meet the individual learning needs of each candidate by offering flexible training packs and personalised training programmes. We invite our candidates and managers to contact and discuss with us any individual requirements you may have.

Fully funded SVQ places for Nurseries and Hospitality are still available for:

16-19 year olds & 20-24 year olds

To enquire please email: tanya@trainingsolutionsscotland.com 


Interested in a career in hospitality?  If so click the links below for more information on opportunities with MacDonald Hotels.

 PDF icon MacDonald Hotels Hotelier Programme Scotland

PDF icon MacDonald Hotels Hotelier Programme England


BT Apprenticeships - click here to search for current vacancies.


Various Modern Apprenticeship opportunities - click the links below for more information.

PDF icon Army     PDF icon  RAF    PDF icon  Navy           PDF icon  Multi Craft Engineer       PDF icon  DAF Vehicle Parts

PDF icon Business & Administration              PDF icon  Warehousing Operative  PDF icon  PKC

PDF icon Early Years Support Worker           PDF icon  Chef Apprenticeship       PDF icon  Quantity Surveyor

PDF icon Customer Care                               PDF icon  Dental Nurse                   PDF icon  Digital Marketing

PDF icon Early Years Practitioner                 PDF icon  Vehicle Parts Advisor      PDF icon  Vehicle Technician

PDF icon Vehicle Parts Advisor                     PDF icon  Retail Sales Assistant       PDF icon  Pharmacy Support Staff


 Stonewall Starting out Guide - Please click here for information


CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) have a very good website for anyone who is interested in a career in construction.   Click the links below for more information. 

  Web icon https://www.goconstruct.org/

  PDF icon Poster


Campbell Dallas  recruit school leavers each year to begin their accountancy career, by offering them a real, credible alternative to going to university. The programme allows you to complete your AAT qualification, and is the starting point to then go on and pursue a further professional qualification, either ACCA or ICAS.  This means that school leavers can become a qualified accountant typically one year earlier than if they go to university.  Click the links below for more details about the positions plus an application form for any pupil interested to apply.   

Web iconCampbell Dallas Website             Web icon AAT                  Web icon ACCA                 Web icon  ICAS

PDF icon Application Form                                                                       


Scottish Jobs Board 

We have jobs across Scotland as well as job blog on career news, stories and job finding tips



RAF Apprenticeships

An apprenticeship in the RAF offers customers the chance to gain a UK-recognised trade qualification as part of a challenging and unique career. Not only will they gain a civilian recognised professional qualification, but upon completion you’ll also have a job in their chosen field. The RAF offer all kinds of apprenticeships in a broad and diverse range of careers - click below