Skills Development Scotland (SDS) delivers Scotland’s national careers and skills service. Our careers adviser, David, delivers career information, advice and guidance to S1-S6 pupils. You might meet David with your class at a group activity, at a careers event or at a one-to-one appointment.
We also work closely with Rona, the post-school adviser, who works with young people who have left school and who can continue to support anyone who needs help or support with their next steps.
Your careers adviser might speak to you about:
My World of Work is your online career information and advice service and it’s packed full of activities and tools to help you confidently make the best decisions for you. There’s lots to do and explore and the more you tell the site about yourself, the more career ideas you’ll get just for you.
Register today for an account or log-in. Keep using the site as you progress through school. Discover and explore at myworldofwork.co.uk.
Everyone wants their child to have a happy and successful future. And research shows that as a parent or carer you have the biggest influence on your child’s career decisions.
My Kid’s Career offers advice to help you give your child the support they need including:
Smart choices, bright futures at mykidscareer.com.
Apprenticeships.scot is your one-stop shop for apprenticeships. You can find out how to build the experience and skills that employers want to see. And you can search and apply for apprenticeship vacancies across Scotland in a wide range of industries.
No matter what stage you’re at, apprenticeships can help you get set for a bright future. And now, there are more ways than ever to get involved.
Visit apprenticeships.scot to find the right apprenticeship for you.
Digital World promotes the skills and training needed to work in Scotland’s tech sector.
Through case studies, and online learning tools, the site aims to inspire school pupils to become digital humans, people who are able to challenge convention and make a real difference in the world through technology and creativity.
Visit www.digitalworld.net to find out more!