Our careers service explained

Watch our guide to the service we offer in schools and careers centres across Scotland.

Exam Results Helpline Now Open

The free helpline offers advice, information and support for young people and their parents.

Skills for the future

Scotland's skills needs in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution.

Latest news and events

Food and Drink Career Expo coming to BT Murrayfield

Events 14 September 2017

Food and Drink Career Expo coming to BT Murrayfield

Fancy a career in food and drink but not sure what options are available? Then why not come along to BT Murrayfield on 14 September and learn about the process from farm to fork.

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News 22 August 2017

Exam support squad

SDS careers advisers on call for pupils after results arrive. Expert advice and guidance is available all year round, not just on results day.

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Events 14 August 2017

Inverurie career & employability events

Young people in Inverurie and the local area are invited to come along to Skills Development Scotland’s career information sessions and employability workshops this month.

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News 11 August 2017

Record-breaking awards entries

Hundreds hope for apprenticeship honours

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News 3 August 2017

Blog: James Russell on the vital support of the Exam Results Helpline

James Russell, SDS Acting Director of Operations, talks about the vital support provided by the SDS careers advisers on the Exam Results Helpline.

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