Category Archives: Employment and Training

The Sutton Trust Apprenticeship Summer School

The Sutton Trust Apprenticeship Summer School will be delivered in partnership with leading employers. The programme will help you make an informed decision about your future career.

You will gain an in depth understanding of degree apprenticeships, what they involve and whether a degree apprenticeship is the right choice for you. You will hear from current apprentices, experience networking opportunities, attend sessions hosted by employers and learn the different application processes employers use.

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Apprentice Train Driver

Applications close 23/02/2021 at midnight, and due to the high numbers of applications anticipated, we will not be able to accept any applications after this deadline, and reserve the right to close this advert ahead of the original date.

To be eligible to apply you must:
• Be aged 20 or older.
• Committed to a safe working environment.
• Strong customer focus.
• Be able to comply with the relevant Rail Industry Standard for the role.
• Be prepared to live away from home from Monday to Friday for up to 21 weeks of the training course.
• Demonstrate a positive, can-do attitude at work.
• Be able to commit to the full 39 week training programme starting on May 17th or June 21st 2021.

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Barratt-Advanced Modern Apprenticeship

Our apprentice programme is run in partnership with CITB, the Sector Skills Council for construction. It mixes college study with practical on-site training with experienced trade specialists, and a programme that goes well beyond the standard syllabus.

Once you’re accepted, you’ll start a four year structured Advanced Modern Apprenticeship. You’ll learn on the job, and in a locally approved college – and you’ll be earning all the time. At the end of your apprenticeship, you’ll have loads more experience and valuable job skills, plus a technical certificate and nationally recognised apprenticeship qualification. And that’s just the beginning. Once you’ve completed your apprenticeship, there are plenty more options available to you, including our Management Programmes.

More details and to how to apply here

North Berwick Golf Club – MA Greenkeepers (2 posts)

Job overview
The North Berwick Golf Club Park is recruiting two apprentice greenkeepers via the Modern Apprentice Greenkeeping programme, to assist the greenkeeping team to carry out routine golf maintenance tasks to the required standards, ensuring that the course is at all times presented in the best possible condition.

What will I learn?
• Assist the greenkeepers with early morning course set up, raking bunkers, moving markers, devoting filling, changing holes, emptying bins.
• Work in all weather conditions.
• To undertake training as required ensuring that all aspects of the job are carried out in a safe and professional manner.
• Operating machinery and tools under the supervision of the Course Manager.
• To ensure adherence with all corporate Policies and Procedures in place, in particular Health and Safety Policy and Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy, that may change from time to time.
• To work within the Health & Safety, COSHH, Risk Assessment and HAVS Assessment guidelines at all times.
• Assisting in various course project work, as well as any associated landscaping work including turfing
• Indoor work including the maintenance of a variety of equipment, the cleaning and painting of golf course accessories and general repairs.
• Any other duties that may be required.

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Dales Marine Services – 2021 apprentice intake

Dales Marine Services are pleased to announce their 2021 apprentice intake. Due to the continued growth of our business and our desire to develop and maintain the high skill set of our workforce, we are offering the following apprenticeships at our Dry Dock facilities: Aberdeen, Leith and Greenock

– Apprentice Engineers
– Apprentice Platers/Fabricators
– Apprentice Welders
4 year apprenticeship with full college modern apprenticeship course.
We are also recruiting
– Trainee Office Administrators – Edinburgh, Greenock

To apply visit
Applications close 28th of February 2021
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Becoming a Barrister with the Inner Temple – Virtual Events

Do you know of any sixth form students interested in becoming a barrister, or that would like to learn more about the profession? Please read the message from Inner Temple below about a selection of upcoming opportunities to find out more about this fascinating career. With a dearth of valuable opportunities for students to further their careers during this pandemic, we highly recommend these brilliant online events.

We’d be grateful if you could forward this email on to students, parents and colleagues, and consider including the links in the newsletter. If you have any queries about any of these events, please email them directly at

Apprentice Engineer – Haddington

As an Apprentice Engineer, you will be working under the direction and guidance from our experienced engineers. You will gain the necessary skills to learn and use the organisations technical systems, support the delivery of maintenance and repair services on JCB’s whilst working towards a SVQ qualification, and achieve the skills and experience to become a fully operational Engineer.
The ideal candidate will have:
Genuine interest in machinery and hands on work
Overall good grades from school or relevant college course
The ability to work well with others and be confident enough to ask engineers questions
Good interpersonal skills and a good understanding of the importance of excellent customer service
Good computer skills however training will be provided
A positive and can-do attitude
A flexible approach to learning and work

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Network Rail vacancies

Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship
Three years. Expert training. Real experience. Earn while you learn.
Our apprenticeship programme offers a mix of online learning and residential stays at our training centres.

After an initial period of training which usually includes a residential stay, you’ll join a depot close to home where you’ll specialise in one of the maintenance disciplines You’ll be surrounded by experts, who’ll help you learn every day, then when you start to develop your skills, you’ll be able to look at a variety of career options. And even move on to further qualifications

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