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Edinburgh College Clearing 2023

Following on from the SQA results day on the 8th of August, Edinburgh College will run a clearing event on Friday the 11th of August at Granton Campus :350 W Granton Rd, Edinburgh EH5 1QE

Date: 11/08/2023

Times: 11AM – 2PM

How will this clearing drop in session work?

The event can work in a few different ways, depending on your situation.

If you have not yet applied for a course, have not met your requirements, or are looking to switch from one Edinburgh College course to another.

For all of these options, the best thing to do is to come along to the drop-in session and bring your certificates with you.

Check the information on the college’s page:

Future Pathways 2023

FUTURE PATHWAY EVENING – 14 November 2023 6PM – 8PM

This will not only be of benefit to our pupils with making their subject choices, as every department within the school will be represented, but we hope it will inspire future career choices as well as allowing our community to come together, learn from each other and get support in all aspects of community living.

Musselburgh Grammar School will invite all pupils, parents and carers and we are publicising this externally to reach a wide ranging audience.

For more information, and to sign up , please see Anne Hoffman – Employability and Partnership Officer 

Capital Theatres Modern Apprenticeship

Salary : £21,132 per year

Location : EDINBURGH

 Hours of work : Full-time (39 Hours)

Training provider : Edinburgh College

Closing date : 23/08/2023

Qualification : SCQF Level 7

The Festival Theatre has one of the largest counterweight Fly systems in the country, and attracts high quality productions every year to the venue. You will have the opportunity to work with most of the highest quality, number one touring shows including the Scottish premiere of Hamilton.

What will I learn?

• You will learn how to safely use theatrical flying, lifting, which suspend scenery off the floor, and how to use automated systems for moving scenery.
• You will be loading and unloading of trucks and the checking in of equipment and working around all the stage department to gain understanding of the equipment, its maintenance and use. This will give you the grounding that is vital to a technical role in our industry.
• In a venue, you will work in all the Technical Department areas, supervised, and supported by members of the Technical Department.
• You will experience working Stages & Flying Departments and learn how all these departments contribute to a production.
• You will learn how to work in a safe and professional manner and how to contribute to a team process.
• Under supervision you will help onstage during shows which could involve moving set, Flying scenery & operating Special effects
• This is a physical job with anti-social hours, you will be expected to be motivated and able to work unusual hours and weekends.

Essential Experience :

• Be 18 years or older by 1st September 2023
• Understand how important it is to work within Health and Safety rules.
• Have a helpful, positive, and flexible approach and attitude.
• Be punctual and good at managing your own workload.
• Be able to show that you are interested in working backstage, rather than
in performing.
• Be committed to the off the job learning and study, meeting deadlines
and tasks set.
• Be able to work well within a team.
• Be good at problem solving.

Essential Skills and Abilities
• Nat 5 in Maths and English
• Communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Be a logical thinker
• Great team player
• A basic level of written and verbal communication skills
• A basic level of IT skills
• A basic level of general theatre production skills
• An enthusiasm for live theatre and events

there is more information on the vacancy , please check here:

NHS Scotland Modern Apprenticeship – Clinical Support Worker Level 3

Job reference: 149000
Salary: Band 3 (£25,468 – £27,486)
Job closing date: 09/06/2023
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: Edinburgh
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 12/05/2023
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian
Department: CAMHS
To be considered for the Modern Apprenticeship programme, candidates must be between 17-24yrs of age (or to the age of 29 if you have a disability or care experienced) and hold a National 5 or above in English, Mathematics and Biology/Chemistry at grade C or above.  Candidates who hold an SVQ Level 2 in Health or Social Care award would also be accepted.  In addition to this, we are also interested in your values, attitude and ability to learn to enable you to become a valued member of our team.
You will study towards:  SVQ Level 3 Healthcare (Clinical) and embed the learnings into practice. The underpinning knowledge units include Digital, Working in the Health Sector and the Human Body and Illness
For more information, and to apply, check here: Job Detail – NHS Scotland | Jobs | Search here for your perfect career

NHS Scotland: Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship (Edinburgh)

This post is Fixed Term 4 years

Post holders will be required to complete either long-term or block placements with the training provider.

The Modern Apprentice will be joining the SNBTS Pharmaceutical Technicians maintenance team which is committed to supplying the highest level of support to all SNBTS Directorates. This team carry out planned preventative maintenance (PPM), unplanned maintenance (e.g. system failure), and project work in support of the activities of the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS).

We are looking to employ an Apprentice who is keen to progress in the world of engineering and who has a real passion and desire to understand the workings of electronics and related processes. The successful candidate must have a flexible, enthusiastic attitude with good team working ability. The ability to follow instruction and self-motivation is also a pre-requisite.

You will be in full-time attendance at college for Year 1 of your Apprenticeship, with day release attendance at college for Year 2 with the remainder of the time workplace based HNC. Option for years 3 & 4 will include the HND. This will be a mix of college and time spent on-the-job learning, developing knowledge and skills.

Post will be based at the
The Jack Copland Centre
52 Research Avenue North
Heriot Watt Research Park
EH14 4BE

Mon to Fri 37.5hrs week

More information and to apply, please check here: Job Detail – NHS Scotland | Jobs | Search here for your perfect career

ZOT Engineering: Appentice Engineer x 4 (Musselburgh)

ZOT Engineering are looking for new apprentices in manufacturing and sheet metal work:

Manufacture Engineer:

As an Electronic Manufacturing Engineering Apprentice, you’ll attain base engineering skills in the form of an SVQ Levels 2 & 3 and HNC/D.

Over a period of 4 years, this will be a mix of you attending college and working in an electronic manufacturing environment gaining hands on experience.

Pay: £14,820 per year

Location : Musselburgh

Hours of work: Full-time (37.5 Hours)

Training provider :Edeta

More information and to apply, please go here: Modern Apprenticeship: Manufacture Engineer (

Sheet Metal Operator:

You will work in several areas within our Sheet Metal division to develop your practical skills to support, enhance and develop your Apprenticeship.

Basic assembly and hand tool skills

Reading and understanding an engineering drawing in full, including all aspects of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T).

CNC programming/machining and fabrication skills

Salary; £14,820 per year

Location; Musselburgh

Hours of work; Full-time (37.5 Hours)

Training provider: Edeta

for more information and to apply, please check here: Modern Apprenticeship: Sheet Metal Operator (


Joiners Workshop Trainee

Jaymax Joinery is one of Edinburgh leading joinery manufactures of timber windows and doors. Our bench / workshop joiners make a variety of products using wood working machinery and traditional techniques. We are looking to recruit suitable candidates to train up to eventually become bench joiners after a number of years.


We are looking for:

  • Mature enthusiastic self-driven individuals
  • Excellent attendance and time keeping record is essential.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Keen interest in joinery, demonstrating an enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Attention to detail and take pride in your work whatever task you are given

More information and to apply, please check here: Joiners Workshop Trainee – Edinburgh –