Category Archives: Engineering

NBHS parents and carers careers update

I have delivered talks to the following year groups and you can view the sessions by visiting the individual links.
S1 here
S3 here
S4 here
S5 here
S6 here
The S2 talk will take place next term.

In addition to the above talks I am delivering an employability programme to S6 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and you can follow these here

All S3 students will receive a careers interview this term to help prepare them for subject choice next term with my colleague, Chris Trotter, Careers Adviser

Other activities.
We held a very successful Careers Convention at the school on Wednesday 26 September with over 300 individuals visiting and speaking with 30 employer/education and training representatives.

I have posted a podcast of former school student George Elderfield and his journey through engineering and current role as a STEM Ambassador here

We continue to develop our Developing The Young Workforce agenda by supporting departments across the school and you can view our creative approach to this here

Engineerinig Apprenticeships in Edinburgh

Poster Schools2012
We are the engineering apprenticeship provider in Edinburgh and Lothian for the small to medium sized companies.
We would like to advertise apprenticeships in the schools, please give me a call on the number below if you have an interest in this.

The apprenticeships are in electrical/mechanical maintenance, manufacturing (machining and fitting), fabrication and welding.
I’ve attached a poster A4 size for your notice board.

Brian Thorpe
Chief Executive Officer
Edinburgh & District Employers’ Training Association Ltd.
Fleming House
Kinnaird Park
Edinburgh EH153RD
Telephone No 0131 4544840
Scottish Charity Number SC016904