Category Archives: Employment and Training

Exams Result Helpline

Didn’t get the results you were expecting and not sure what to do next? Our Exam Results Helpline will open on results day – Tuesday 7 August.

Call 0808 100 8000* to speak to one of our advisers about your options including Clearing and resits. They can also chat to you about apprenticeships, including Foundation Apprenticeship if you’re starting S5.

Opening hours are:

Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 August, 8am-8pm
Thursday 9 to Wednesday 15 August, 9am-5pm
*Please note that operator charges may apply.

Details here

Graduate Apprenticeships at Heriot-Watt

The Graduate Apprenticeships (GAs) are a ground-breaking initiative, creating degree-qualified employees with the skills companies are looking for. Employers and universities collaborate to shape GAs around the needs of the industry. This approach guarantees that the content and study practices are easily implemented in, and relevant to, the workplace of the apprentice. GA is open to existing employees and new recruits.

At Heriot-Watt we are known for our industry-focused education and for 2018 entry, we have 175 fully-funded places across our Graduate Apprenticeships:
•MA (Hons) IT Management for Business
•BSc (Hons) Software Development for Business
•BEng (Hons) Engineering Design and Manufacture (Electronic or Mechanical)

•MA (Hons) Business Management

•MA (Hons) Business Management: Financial Services

•BSc (Hons) Construction and the Built Environment

•BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

Places are in high demand, and offered on a first come first served basis to qualified employees

More details here

Conference & Banqueting Assistant

Marine Hotel & Spa Cromwell Road, North Berwick EH39 4LZ

The wearer of different hats is a great analogy for our Conference and Banqueting Assistants. You may welcome wedding guests one minute and tend to conference delegates the next. The key to a successful events team is clear communication, confidence and professionalism; so great team players are most welcome! Attention to detail, smart presentation and the ability to anticipate needs will also make guests feel at ease – traits that will ensure they return time and time again.

More details here