Speak to an adviser
Our Results Helpline opens on 10 August. You can speak to an adviser by calling the free* helpline on 0808 100 8000.
No matter what your results are, you have options and you’ll get the support you need from us to take your next steps.
The helpline is open until Wednesday 18 August at the following times:
- Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 August – 8am to 8pm
- Thursday 12 and Friday 13 August – 9am to 5pm
- Monday 16 to Wednesday 18 August – 9am to 5pm
Our advisers have access to information on course vacancies at UK colleges and universities. They can help with UCAS Confirmation and Clearing and give information on apprenticeships, jobs, volunteering or staying on at school.
BSL users can use Contact Scotland. You can use their app to sign with an interpreter who will make the phone call for you.
If you would prefer to speak to someone in person, most of our career centres are now open for face-to-face appointments. Contact your local centre to make an appointment with an adviser.
***OR: contact your local Musselburgh SDS centre 01316653120**
*Charges may apply depending on your telephone provider.
Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeship
ADM are now offering an exciting Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Technician Apprenticeship role at the below location. The position will be multi-skilled with electrical bias.
The Advanced Engineering Apprenticeship Programme, will last 4 years and will be split between attending Edinburgh college and on the job training and assessments. During the programme, the apprentice will gain a Level 3 (or equivalent) recognised diploma/qualification, whilst also gaining valuable on-the-job practical experience. There may also be the opportunity to progress the apprenticeship towards an HNC (or equivalent) and Foundation Degree level.
Your profile and entry requirements:
Join our Careers Advisers Gemma Smith and Joan Duncan for our virtual session on Thursday 25th February at 6.30pm to find out more about:
• How you can help your child with subject choice decisions
• SDS support to help you and your child
• Question and Answer time
Also, you can access information on subject choices under the S2 tab on the careers page.
To register please go here
The Scottish SPCA, Scotland’s animal welfare charity, is seeking to recruit an Animal Care Assistant for employment at its Edinburgh & Lothians Animal Rescue & Rehoming Centre in Balerno.
Hours are 8.30am to 4.45pm, working 10 days out of 14 on a rota basis to include weekends.
Closing date: Tuesday 19 January 2021
More information, and to apply go here
Taking part in an event is one of the best ways to understand what we do and the kind of people you could be working with. We run and attend a range of events, fairs and talks throughout the year – please see below for details and to register to attend.
Edinburgh college will deliver virtual Open Days to provide candidates with information on the curriculum for the session 2021-2022. Students are invited to sign up for the following dates, more information will follow, please check www.edinburghcollege.ac.uk
Friday 19 February 2021 – 10 am – 12 noon
Saturday 20 February 2021 – 10am – 2pm
Youcanbeadoctor.co.uk offer a couple of events for those interested in applying to medical school:
-29th Sept 7-9 PM
-07th Oct 7-9 PM
For more info and to sing up follow the link http://youcanbeadoctor.co.uk/events/
This is an interactive medical application event with workshops covering personal statements, BMAT, UCAT/Ethical Scenarios and interviews
S5 and S6 School Pupils
Date: Sat, 26 September 2020
Sign up here : https://www.rcsed.ac.uk/events-courses/event-entry?diaryId=2772