Arthur McKay’s Plumbing apprenticeship

This five year training process involves a combination of college hours and on-site training, leading to an SVQ/NVQ Level 3 Modern Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering Services (MES) Domestic Plumbing.

  • Reading design plans
  • Replacement of sanitaryware
  • Diagnosing faults in hot and cold water pipework, central heating systems, waste disposal and sanitation systems
  • Mending leaks, unblocking drains and repairing toilets
  • Choosing the correct kind of pipework
  • Working with plastics and metals such as copper, aluminium, zinc and lead
  • Cutting, bending, welding and soldering pipework

For more information and to apply: Plumbing Apprenticeship | Arthur McKay (arthur-mckay.com)

Fitness Instructor apprenticeship

Salary £9,360 to £10,140 per year

Location EDINBURGH

Hours of work Part-time (30 Hours)

Training provider SG Fitness and Training Academy

Closing date 31/01/2023

Qualification SCQF Level 5

As a Bodystreet Fitness Instructor, after thorough training, you will be involved in all areas of our business helping with new clients, demonstrating our unique workout and delivering bespoke workout sessions for our clients.

Daily, you’ll be helping people to reach their fitness goals with the Bodystreet method, educating our members on their lifestyle choices outside the studio. This will be combined with our apprenticeship programme where you will be working towards the Gym Instructor Level 2 fully accredited through SQA at SCQF L5 with our partner SG Fitness & Training Academy.

For more information and to apply: Modern Apprenticeship: Fitness Instructor (apprenticeships.scot)

Mechanical Apprentice at Tarmac

 Salary Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
 Frequency Annual
 Job Reference tarmac/TP/67621/3914
 Contract Type Apprentice
 Closing Date 19 March, 2023
 Job Category Early Careers
 Business Unit Cement, Lime & Packed
 Location Edinburgh, United Kingdom (Incl. Northern Ireland)

Tarmac have an amazing opportunity for a Mechanical Apprentice to join their Cement, Lime and Packed Products Team at Dunbar, near to Dunbar town in Scotland.  This role is commutable from East Linton, North Berwick, Haddington, Tranent, Prestonpans, Edinburgh, Mayfield, Musselburgh, Corstorphine, Dalkeith, Bonnyrigg, and the surrounding areas. 

The Apprentice programme is a great opportunity for you to develop skills and knowledge for the future and to bring us some fresh perspectives and ideas.  At the same time you will enjoy working for a large, established company, with a great range of benefits, whilst learning an important trade and gaining a recognised NVQ Level 3 qualification (equivalent to a BTEC) and an HNC in Mechanical Engineering.

For more information and to apply : Mechanical Apprentice | Jobs and careers with Tarmac

 

Electrical Apprentice at Tarmac Dunbar

 Salary Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
 Frequency Annual
 Job Reference tarmac/TP/67621/3911
 Contract Type Apprentice
 Closing Date 19 March, 2023
 Job Category Early Careers
 Business Unit Cement, Lime & Packed
 Location Edinburgh, United Kingdom (Incl. Northern Ireland)
 Posted on 13 December, 2022

Tarmac have an amazing opportunity for an Electrical Apprentice to join their Cement, Lime and Packed Products Team at Dunbar, near to Dunbar town in Scotland.  This role is commutable from East Linton, North Berwick, Haddington, Tranent, Prestonpans, Edinburgh, Mayfield, Musselburgh, Corstorphine, Dalkeith, Bonnyrigg, and the surrounding areas.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to start out a career in the operational world and learn the ropes from the ground up!

More info and how to apply: Electrical Apprentice | Jobs and careers with Tarmac

Spa Therapist Private Apprenticeship

Apex Hotels have a unique and exciting opportunity for you if you are considering growing your career within the world of Spa and Beauty. This is a fantastic fast-track opportunity to combine studying for a VTCT Level 2 and Level 3 Spa and Beauty Therapy Qualification whilst gaining practical, paid work experience within Apex Hotel’s Luxury Spa’s.

Job Ref: 8834
Branch: Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
Location: Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, Edinburgh
Salary/Benefits: £10 per hour
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Part Time
Shift pattern: 2 days at Edinburgh College, 3 days in Apex Hotel Spa.
Hours per week: 24
Posted date: 15/09/2022
Closing date: 17/10/2022
For more information and to apply,  follow the link: Beauty Jobs in Edinburgh – 2022 | Indeed.com

‘Positive Steps to Career Success’ webinars

SDS advisers are due to run free webinars open to all individuals looking to progress in their career.

There will be 6 webinars , and you are invited to attend whichever session you would like, however you’d benefit most from attending all of them.

Please check for dates and times below, and how to book your spot:

Upcoming sessions include:  

  • 23 August, 11am: Facing Change, Embracing Change – Create positive change in your work and life 
  • 25 August, 11am: Horizon Scanning – Discover job and learning opportunities
  • 30 August, 11am: What have I got to offer? – Identify and communicate your skills and strengths
  • 1 September, 11am: Get noticed Produce great CVs and covering letters 
  • 6 September, 11am: Get sorted – Find and create job opportunities 
  • 8 September, 11am: First Impressions Count – Succeed at interviews.

To book please go to Webinars | My World of Work

SQA results day 2022

You will get your results by post on Tuesday 9 August.

You can also get your results by text or email if you sign up to MySQA

Your school will also receive your results.

If you have applied to a university or college through UCAS, they will also receive your results.

If you don’t receive your certificate on results day, contact your school. They can tell you your results and will work with us to find out what has happened to your certificate.

Appeals:

After results day on Tuesday 9 August, if the grade you have been awarded is lower than your estimate, you will be able to appeal your results by contacting us directly or by going through your school, college or training provider.

Your school, college or training provider will discuss your appeal with you before sending us evidence to support your estimated grade. However the decision to appeal your grade is yours.

Discuss this with your school as soon as possible after getting your results.

The appeal can be prioritised if you have a conditional place at university or college, or in training or employment that depends on your grade.

This is a free service.

More on Appeals 2022

DANCE BASE SUMMER YOUTH INTENSIVES 11 – 15 JULY 2022

Dance Base Summer Youth Intensives 11 – 15 July 2022

Week-long courses for dancers aged 13 – 19 years old.

https://www.dancebase.co.uk/lothian-youth-dance-company/apply-for-lydc-1323 

Keep dancing throughout the Summer! Join us for a week long programme of intensive 2 hour classes – genres include contemporary, hop hop, flying low, wackin’, jazz and breakin.
https://www.dancebase.co.uk/class/youth-intensives-summer-2022-2141

The auditions are free but the courses are charged at £60 for one course or £100 if you do both.

Napier Jazz Summer School

Edinburgh Napier University Jazz School 13 – 22 July 2022

Led by accomplished saxophonist and educator, Sue Mckenzie, the Edinburgh Napier University Jazz Summer School is open to all musicians over the age of 14 (approximately Grade 5 level and above) and promises a cross-generational, intensive immersion into the practical aspects of playing jazz, delivered by an expert team of tutors.

As part of the experience, you will be given complimentary access to a number of selected festival concerts during the week and round the week off with a concert as part of the festival programme on Friday 22 July.

Course fees: £380
Discount for previous attendees (10% discount): £342
Concessions (under 18, students, unwaged, retired): £300

To book you place or for further information, please email Sue Mckenzie: S.McKenzie2@napier.ac.uk