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10/05/18 Various Opportunities




Sainsbury’s Bakery Assistant Part time:


Bar & Waiting Staff The Parkville Blantyre:


Ronzio Coffeehouse Barista Hamilton:


Bar & Waiting Staff Cross basket Castle Blantyre:


Checkout Assistant, Family Choice Hamilton:


Part time Sales Team Member Clarks Hamilton: https://apply.clarksjobs.com/vacancies/27559/sales_team_member/sales_team_member/



Heavy Goods Vehicle Apprentice EK:


First Bus Mech/Elec Apprentices Glasgow:


Digital Administration Apprentice: https://apprenticeships.qa.com/vacancy-search/digital-administration-apprentice-1211-0001-00015120?source=indeed&utm_source=Indeed&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Indeed

Apprenticeships advertised on Apprenticeship.scot :

Services Assistant Glasgow QA Apprenticeships (11 positions available)

Carousel Training Childcare Apprenticeships Lanarkshire

Electrical/Software Design Graduate Apprenticeship Terex Trucks Motherwell

Heavy Vehicle Technician TNT Bellshill

Chef Apprenticeship ITC Academy Glasgow

Early Years Worker – South Lanarkshire Council (24 positions available)

Social Carer Assistant – South Lanarkshire Council (25 positions)

Chef Apprenticeship, The Waterside Strathaven

Cyber Security Consultant Graduate Apprenticeship and IT Consultant Graduate Apprenticeship, Full Proxy Ltd Glasgow

Media Assistant, Scottish Fire & Rescue Service Hamilton


05/03/18 Modern Apprenticeship Vacancies

Vacancies for modern apprenticeships within South Lanarkshire Council are now being advertised.  All jobs can be found on My Jobs Scotland site and pupils must apply through the process on that site.



22/02/18 National Healthcare Weekend

Uk’s largest healthcare careers event takes place March 17th and 18th @ Stirling University. 

Any S3-S5 pupils interested in Veterinary Medicine or Medicine can sign up online at www.medicmentor.org


22/02/18 Apprenticeship Opportunities

Apprenticeship available in the following areas:

Industrial Heating/service engineer





All available on https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/councils/south-lanarkshire/jobs?cat=2099 Closing date 7th March


05/02/18 Multiple Opportunities

Arnold Clark 2018 vacancies are now LIVE!!

Vacancies will be open until Friday 9th of March. All vacancies can now be found on our website below - https://www.arnoldclark.com/careers/apprenticeships/


Pupils interested in Medicine S5/6

S5 & S6 pupils interested in medicine we offer 3 day placements in acute sites. (Must be 16 or over). See your pupil support teacher for more information


Morgan Stanley Apprenticeship

Open Evening Interested in a future Career within Technology? You are invited to attend the Morgan Stanley Open evening March 1st 6pm -8pm. If you wish to attend please email your name, school and year of study/age to glasgow.campus@morganstanley.com by Wednesday 28th February.


S4/5 Pupils Interested in Construction

Construction Industry awareness day, this will be in the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, Hamilton Technology Park ,Blantyre on Thursday 8th March 2018. This is for any pupils who are keen to find out about a career in Construction and all the different jobs which are included within this sector. See Mrs Neil ASAP if you are interested in attending.


S5 St Andrews Summer School Programme

The University of St Andrews is one of ten UK universities which facilitates the Sutton Trust Summer School: a unique summer programme for S5 pupils, provided free of charge. As a participant, pupils will gain an insight into life as a first-year undergraduate through attending academic subject strands taught by leading experts. Subject strands often combine two or more areas, allowing pupils the chance to explore a range of possible courses and develop key academic skills before committing to university study. See Mrs Neil if you are interested in applying.


S5 Pupils interested in Law

Friday 23rd February (10am – 3.30pm) only 3 places available, need to get their own way there (West Regent St, Glasgow) Interested in a career in a law? Law Society of Scotland are hosting a careers day to give young people interested in law a comprehensive package of information. See Mrs Neil ASAP if you are interested.


Scottish Apprenticeship Week

S5 Pupils interested in Engineering/ Manufacturing East Kilbride Group Training Association are running an interactive workshops for pupils interested in Engineering/ Manufacturing on Friday 9th March 9.30 – 3.15pm. See Mrs Neil ASAP if you are interested.


Young Person’s Sport Panel

Aged between 14-23? passionate about sport? able to commit 3 hours on a voluntary basis? Sport Scotland want to hear from you For more information and to apply, go online on the Sports Scotland website www.sportscotland.org.uk/sportpanel


09/01/18 Arnold Clark Trainee Coachbuilder

Arnold Clark are currently recruiting for a Trainee Coachbuilder to be based out of our fantastic coach building facility located in East Kilbride.

More information <here>.

Any interested candidates should apply direct to the vacancy on the Arnold Clark website.


09/01/18 Open Day for BT

BT have started their recruitment drive for 2018 and are currently looking to fill around 700 positions across Scotland, apprenticeships making up the bulk of these opportunities. They have some amazing Apprenticeships available at the moment in Field Engineering, Power Engineering, IT, Openreach Trainee, Customer Experience, Desk Based Engineer and Vehicle Technicians.

We have organised an open day and a great opportunity for young people to visit their centre. On the day they will have the chance to speak with department heads, they will be given a short presentation on the various opportunities, tour of the centre and a Q&A with current Apprentice’s.

More information on the flyer which can be found <here>.


05/11/17 Morgan Stanley Apprenticeship Programmes for 2018

Morgan Stanley Glasgow: Finance Apprenticeship Programme 2018

· 3 Year Programme

· Supported to attain ACCA Foundation Diploma

· Minimum entry criteria for the programme is: 4 Higher Grades at BBBC (1 sitting) or 4 Higher Grades at BBBB (2 sittings), including Maths and English. Maths must be at a grade B minimum.

· Interested candidates can apply by submitting their details here: https://morganstanley.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/candidate/postings/3396

Morgan Stanley Glasgow: Professional Degree in Technology ( Apprenticeship) 2018

· 4 Year Programme

· Supported to attain BSc (Hons) IT Management for Business throughout the course of the Programme

· Minimum criteria for the programme is: 4 Higher Grades at BBBB, including Computing or Physics or Maths, plus English.

· Interested candidates can apply by submitting their details here:



Estimated Recruitment Timelines for both Programmes:

· Closing date for applications: 9th February 2018

· Psychometric tests: Sessions held in the Glasgow Office throughout January and February 2018

· Interview/Assessment Days: March 2018

· Programmes Start Date: September 2018


Should you have any queries on either of the Programmes, please do not hesitate to contact the Glasgow Campus Recruitment Team at glasgow.campus@morganstanley.com



29/11/17 Various Opportunities

All apprenticeships are available from apprenticeship.scot:

Field Engineer – BT

Openreach Trainee Engineer – BT

Glasgow/Motherwell Retail Assistant – Ollybear Glasgow

Customer Service Administrator - Falconer Autos Hamilton V

ehicle Parts Advisor – EK

Power Engineer – BT

Desk Based Engineer – BT

Branch Assistant – EDA Apprenticeships EK

Other job vacancies: Pizza Express EK <click here>


24/11/17 Various Opportunities

BAE Systems are now advertising their Modern Apprenticeship vacancies on www.aprenticeships.scot


Joiner, plumber, painter, electrician, sheet metal worker and more are available


Great career opportunities with M&S.  Follow the link below for more information



22/11/17 Job Opportunities

Modern Apprenticeships – all available from apprenticeships.scot

· Assistive technology IT trainer – EK

· BAE systems (various roles) – Glasgow

· Administration – various roles across Lanarkshire

· Travel Consultant Barrhead Travel – EK

· IT First Line Support – Lanarkshire

· Childcare practitioner (Carousel) - positions available in Larkhall, Hamilton and Blantyre

· Creative & Digital Media – University of Strathclyde


Graduate Level Apprenticeships – apprenticeships.scot

· Software Engineering (20 positions available) – J.P. Morgan


Other Vacancies

· Lifeguard – Street League – Opportunity in E.K for numerous apprentice life guards, 16-24 year olds, which can progress into Sports Management. – contact careers adviser about referral

· HSBC Customer Service advisor Hamilton (full time) - https://hsbc.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en_GB&job=529682&src=JB-12101

· Primark Retail Assistant EK (pt weekends) - https://careers.primark.com/job/-/-/8171/6277600?utm_source=indeed

· Subway Hamilton (Part time) https://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/Frankie-and-Benny's-Livingston/jobs/Sandwich-Artist-86bccc20c06e19ac

· Smiggle UK Sales Assistant EK (part time 4-8 hours) https://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/Smiggle-UK/jobs/Sales-Assistant-1500b1507c1ca71b


04/10/17 Job Opportunities

Primark Hamilton (weekend staff)


Waiting Staff (Part time) Radstone Hotel



04/10/17 Modern Apprenticeship Information

All infor can be found at https://www.apprenticeships.scot/

Office Administrator Hamilton

Vehicle Parts Adviser EK

Vehicle Parts Adviser Larkhall

Administrator EK

Admin assistant EK

IT Support & Technician Assistant EK

Water mains & service layer operative Blantyre (civil engineering company)

Hairdressing (Rainbow Room) EK

Nursery Work (Busy Bees) EK

IT Engineer EK Marketing Assistant EK

Software support assistant EK


13/09/17 Information on National Healthcare Weekend

200 Healthcare professionals from across Scotland will be volunteering to present and network with students who are interested in:

- medicine

- vet medicine

- nursing & midwifery

- dentistry

- pharmacy

- biomedical sciences

- psychology

National Healthcare Weekend on the 4th and 5th November taking place at the University of Stirling will feature 7 conferences on different specialities in the same location on the same day.

It is a highly valuable opportunity for students to network with a variety of healthcare professions, learn about work experience opportunities and how to make a successful application.

Registration is £25 for students on the Saturday conferences and there is an optional UCAS lecture available on Sunday for each specialty.  

Students can register on the Medic Mentor website and find out more about the events here.  http://medicmentor.co.uk/about/events-2/

Anyone interested can pick up an information letter from Mrs Neil in Pupil Support or click <here> for a flyer.


13/09/17 Information for S2 Girls Interested in Engineering

Click <here> for information about an exciting opportunity for S2 girls interested in engineering.


31/08/17 Various Opportunities

DWY: Full time and part time vacancies:

- Red Burn Farm Hamilton (applications available from the restaurant)

- McDonalds Hamilton:

- KFC Hamilton

- Guest Server Pizza Hut Hamilton

- Primark EK Part time


- Software Support Assistant Modern Apprenticeship

- Administration Modern Apprenticeship EK

For more information please see Mrs Neil in Pupil Support


31/08/17 Trainee Dispenser - Full Time (Mon-Fri) Lloyds Pharmacy Larkhall

Lloyds pharmacy have a vacancy in their Larkhall branch:

Trainee Dispenser – full time (Monday-Friday) Lloyds Pharmacy Larkhall

· Applicants should have N5 qualifications (preferred English and Maths)

· Duties will involve: counter assistance and sales of medicine, working in the dispensary to sort out prescriptions, give advice on minor ailments (training will be given in all aspects)


Anyone interested should hand in a CV to Mr Chris Boyle at the pharmacy.



25/08/17 Future Medical Careers for S2 pupils

NHS Careers Information Event

Wednesday 6th September

Medical Education Centre – Kirklands Hospital

Chance to meet, speak to and ask questions from a wide variety of careers:

Doctors, Nurses, Midwives, Physiotherapists, OT, Dieticians, Radiographers, Speech and Language therapists, Orthotics, Biomedical Scientists, Pharmacy, Psychology, Dentists.

Any pupils from S2 onwards is welcome to attend along with their parents who has an interested in working for the NHS.

If you are interested in attending please let your pupil Support Teacher know by Friday 1st September


05/06/17 Information Evening on the UKCAT

Any S5/6 pupils who are looking at Medicine as a career are invited to an evening information session around the UKCAT.

 The session is on 20th June will begin at 6pm for approx. 1hr.

 Any person interested should see to Mrs Neil.


15/05/17 Pupils Interested in Applying to Oxbridge

Any senior school pupils who are thinking of applying to Oxbridge should see their Pupil Support Teacher about Summer School opportunities.


15/05/17 Construction Opportunities in South Lanarkshire

Are you 16+ and looking for an opportunity to start your career? TIGERS LTD are offering 6-8 weeks training and work experience leading to an apprenticeship opportunity with Carillion Training Services. Recruiting now for a June 2017 start.  Call 0141 771 5200 or see your pupil support teacher for more information.


25/04/17 Fantastic Opportunity

Entrepreneur Sir Tom Hunter is giving Scottish school pupils the chance to compete for a table at a dinner attended by former US president Barack Obama in Edinburgh.

The Hunter Foundation is donating a table of 10 to a secondary school. To enter, pupils must write an essay on how they would change Scotland.

In return, they could win a table at the former president's lecture at Edinburgh International Conference Centre on 26 May.

In the invitation, businessman Sir Tom said: "If you ruled the world...Oh okay then, Scotland... what would you change? All you have to do is write an essay that summarises what your school would do if you ran Scotland. 

Information on competition is now live on My World of Work - https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/your-chance-attend-scotlands-most-amazing-dinner

The closing date is Monday the 15th May 2017.

The Dinner will be held in Edinburgh on Friday 26th May 2017.

There is also information on the Marketplace homepage - https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/marketplace - and the news article has been tagged to appear in the partner section of My WoW too.


21/04/17 Job Opportunity

Avonsmiles in Strathaven are looking for someone to fill a Vacancy for a Dental Nurse and also some reception duties.

It will be full time, starting in June. The practice will take the successful candidate through their training and be mentored. SQA qualification available.

Anyone pupil interested should call Tracy  520185 and email a copy of their CV to avonsmiles.strathaven@gmail.com


24/03/17 Apprenticeship Opportunities

There are various apprenticeships available at the moment. If you are interested in pursuing an apprenticeship please speak to your Pupil Support Teacher or see Jennifer Latimer the careers advisor. There is also more information about apprenticeships and other career options on the school website. www.apprenticeships.scothas a lot of current vacancies in the Hamilton/EK area which may be of interest to leavers. This is the main time of recruitment for apprenticeships so it’s a great time for leavers to apply for things.


24/03/17 Apprenticeship Opportunities

ALDI are recruiting apprentices in Strathaven, EK and Hamilton. There apprenticeship scheme offers lots of opportunity for progression and is really well paid.



22/03/17 Job Opportunity

Anyone interested in Childcare and would like the opportunity of working at Strathaven After School Club should see their pupil support teacher for more information.


22/03/17 BBC Scotland Apprenticeship

Are you keen to learn about the media and production processes? Do you have a passion for creating multi-platform content to be consumed by audiences? Are you keen to learn as well as work and earn an apprentice wage? Do you have good Maths and English (National 5 level would be ideal but not necessary)? Will you be 18 years old after the 4th September 2017? 

If so, the BBC Scotland Apprenticeship might be just the right opportunity for you. 

More information can be found by clicking <here>.


10/03/17 NHS Apprenticeship Opportunities

They are looking to recruit trainees aged 16-24, across a range of sites and services. There are opportunities in: 

  • Administration and finance based roles

  • Engineering

  • Health and safety

  • Pharmacy services

  • Decontamination services

  • Hospital and community based healthcare support

    Successful applicants will receive on the job training and work towards qualifications in business and administration, accounting, health and safety, healthcare support, engineering, plumbing, pharmacy services, and procurement.

Applications are now being accepted through: www.nhsggc.org.uk/working-with-us/the-recruitment-service/modern-apprenticeships/

See your pupil support teacher for more information


27/02/17 Apprenticeship Opportunities

Council apprenticeship vacancies - closing date 8th March.




21/01/17 Apprenticeship Opportunities

Electrician and Joiner Apprenticeship opportunities are available through South Lanarkshire Council.  Please see your pupil support teacher if you are interested in applying for this.


21/01/17 Strathclyde University S@S Accelerate 2 Programme

Strathclyde University S@S Accelerate 2 Programme

Monday 24th to Friday 28th July 2017

Held at Strathclyde University this week long event allows S5 and S6 pupils the opportunity to explore the career area they are interested in following.  You can choose from one of the following six areas:







The cost of the course is £125 and is non-residential.  For more information visit the website at www.strath.ac.uk/sees/wideningaccess or contact them at wideningaccess@strath.ac.uk


17/01/17 Apprenticeship Recruitment Campaign

Thales has launched the 2017 Apprenticeship recruitment campaign. We are looking for new Apprentices in Glasgow across the various disciplines detailed below;

Apprentice Manufacturing Technicians
Apprentice Systems Engineer
Apprentice Bid & Project Manager -Higher
Apprentice Business Administration

We are encouraging our employees to promote the Apprenticeship Programme to their family and friends as we are accepting referrals for all the apprenticeship opportunities. Employees who successfully refer a candidate could be eligible to receive a £500 referral bonus in line with the referral policy guidelines.

If you know of anyone who is looking for an Apprenticeship and a career with Thales and that will put their problem-solving mind set to the test, look no further.

Please direct them to our Early Careers website ukearlycareers.thalesgroup.com/apprenticeships

Any questions please see Mrs Neil in Pupil Support


16/12/16 Sky - Opportunities for Young People

As part of Sky Academy Starting Out’s range of opportunities for young people, we’re offering week-long Work Experience in our call centres. It’s for people aged 15+ who want to get a taste of working at Sky in Customer Services. The programme has been really well reviewed and participants have even gone on to secure jobs with us.

Anyone who wants further information should see their pupil support teacher.


12/12/16 Current Opportunities

1. South Lanarkshire College are currently advertising for Business Admin Modern Apprenticeship. We have 15 places and the advert is currently live on My Job Scotland – the advert is live till 15th January and all applications need to be made on-line via this website.

2. South Lanarkshire College are currently advertising for Modern Apprenticeships in Social Care.  Details of this can be found on My Job Scotland current vacancies. 

If you require more information about the above vacancies please see your Pupil Support Teacher.


12/12/16 Apprenticeships

The following website are useful for searching for apprenticeships:





12/12/16 College

Pupils who are applying to college in January will be invited to attend college workshops after the Christmas holidays.  The careers advisor and a member of the Pupil Support team will be there.  This will be to help you with the application process.       


12/12/16 Careers - Skills Development Scotland

Please see your Pupil Support Teacher if you would like an appointment with careers advisor.  Jennifer Latimer from SDS is based in the school library on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The following websites have excellent information for exploring your career path      





14/11/16 Applications now open for the Engineering Maintenance Apprenticeship

The 1st  November 2016 seen the recruitment process open for the 2017 Nuclear Generation Engineering Maintenance Apprentice intake, which will run until 15 January 2017.

The Engineering Maintenance Apprenticeship Scheme is a four-year programme which focuses on the skills required to maintain nuclear power stations as well as the attitudes and behaviours essential to the safe operation of our plants. Upon completion, the apprentices will be awarded an Advanced Modern Apprenticeship Certificate in Engineering, and will have attained a BTEC and an NVQ Level 3, with the option to progress onto HNC.

The programme runs for four years, the first two of which are based at the Royal Naval base at HMS Sultan near Portsmouth, Hampshire. During this time the apprentices undergo training in academic and workshop environments to ensure they gain an excellent introduction to engineering and develop a strong skills foundation. Part of this programme also covers the development of life skills, like confidence and communication.

A number of Apprentice Information Days have been arranged, these sessions will be held in the HNB Visitor Centre.

To book on to any of these sessions please contact reception on ext. 6000 to book your place.

Saturday 12 November – 10am / 12pm / 2pm

Sunday 13 November - 10am / 12pm / 2pm

Saturday 26 November - 10am / 12pm / 2pm

Sunday 27 November - 10am / 12pm / 2pm

For further information please access the EDF energy internet site on http://www.edfenergy.com/careers/

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7/11/16 Opportunities with SKY

There are current vacancies with Sky, for any pupils maybe looking to leave. The salary and benefits are really good, There is an open day on Thursday 10th for anyone potentially interested!




2/11/16 Information on Apprenticeships

http://apprenticeshipsinscotland.com to search vacancies in the area.



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