Helpline: Skills Development Scotland (0800 917 8000)


Our Individual Helpline can be reached on:

0800 917 8000    Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm.

Please contact us if you need career information and advice, if you’re facing redundancy/ have recently been made redundant or want to talk about employability support.  The team can also make referrals to other appropriate avenues of support – including our careers advisers in schools and careers centres across the country.


You can still contact our local centres.

Dalkeith: 0131 663 7287    Musselburgh: 0131 665 3120   Edinburgh: 0131 718 2040

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EDF: Engineering Maintenance Apprenticeships 2021 (Somerset/ Torness, Dunbar)

For details click HERE

Years One and Two: Based at the National College for Nuclear Southern Hub, Somerset, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art nuclear training facilities including: a virtual reality environment; a reactor simulator; computer-equipped training rooms; recreation and collaboration spaces; sports facilities and student accommodation.  It’s here that you’ll get your introduction to engineering and develop those key skills. Towards the end of Year 1 you will be streamed into a specific discipline – Mechanical, Electrical or Control and Instrumentation.

Years Three and Four: You’ll be based at our Torness power station in Dunbar. Here, you’ll work alongside and learn from fully qualified professionals, developing your knowledge and skills at the same time as completing your academic and vocational qualifications.

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