Edinburgh College applications open on the 21st Jan 2019

Edinburgh College applications for  courses  beginning in August 2019 are open today – Monday the 21st of January. Applications for  School college Partnership courses also open on the 21st of January, and for part time courses applications are  open in February.

To learn more about college courses check here

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If you’re considering college as your next step after leaving school – do not procrastinate and apply as soon as possible to have your application processed and considered.

Sodexo vacancies

Sodexo are looking for new staff to join their team based in Edinburgh Royal Botanic Gardens.

Waiting staff required to join the Events Team and work at Weddings and Corporate Events. This will involve supporting other staff members setting up the required Event and the clear up after the Event. Flexible working is a must in this environment as it may be necessary for you to work in other areas of the business depending on the demand.

Pay rate: £7.85 an hour

More info and to apply check here  or here

Medic Insight events for those interested in studying medicine

Those from S4 and S5 considering going into higher education and studying medicine may be interested in signing up for events and  work experience through the  Medic Insight project.  Event dates are:

Saturday 9/03/2019 for S4

17/06 – 21/06 –  1st week work experience for S5

24/06 – 28/06 –  2nd week work experience for S5

Info on how to contact Medic Insight medic-insight-final-poster

Careers in care for men

A careers event is going to be held at the Apex Grassmarket  Hotel in Edinburgh on the 30th January 2019. The event aims to promote careers in care, including pathways in the care sector- childcare, social work, elderly and education/ teaching. Representatives from apprenticeship providers, universities, colleges will be attending. If interested in attending and learning more about care career opportunities , please register online here

More information in the leaflet A_Man_For_All_Reasons


Labour Market Information – where are the future jobs?

The world of work is changing fast. It offers different and exciting  opportunities , and requires different skills needed to succeed in a modern workplace.

Find out more about where the future jobs are, and  what skills employers look for these days:

  • World of Work today here
  • Jobs in construction here
  • Jobs in the creative industries here
  • Jobs in finance, business and administration  here
  • Jobs in health and social care here
  • Jobs in science and technology here
  • Jobs in tourism, hospitality and retail here
  • Qualifications needed in different sectors here
  • Skills for the future here

Leonardo technical apprenticeship

Manufacturing Technical Apprentice: Leonardo’s four-year Manufacturing Technical Apprenticeship provides a wealth of learning and development opportunities including an HNC in Engineering systems, SVQ Level 2 (PEO) and SVQ Level 3 (Engineering technical support).

You will undertake a series of three-month rotational placements in the methods of testing industry leading radar and laser systems – covering Electronic Testing; Laser Testing; Radar Testing; Industrial Engineering; Test Solutions.

Entry requirements:

You must have (as a minimum) the following academic qualifications:
• 2 Higher Grades (or equivalent)
• Mandatory: Mathematics (A-C) and Physics (A-C) or Engineering Science (A–C)
• Plus Another Higher subject, preferably a technological subject e.g. Graphic Communication, Product Design, Craft & Design, Tech Studies, Computing etc. (A-C)
• Standard Grades (1-3) / National 5: (A-C) English

More information and to apply, check apprenticeships.scot

New vacancies at KFC Fort Kinnaird

KFC is looking to recruit Team Members for our restaurants.

Front of House – greeting customers when they visit KFC restaurants

Middle of House – includes supporting those you work with in various different ways:   preparing  KFC  chicken burgers, and side orders

Number of Positions: 10
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: £4.20 – £8.10
Working Hours: Variable shifts

For more information, and to apply check here

Striving for Excellence, Caring for All