Our careers service explained

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

More apprenticeship opportunities for Scottish school pupils

Thousands to benefit from increased Foundation Apprenticeship numbers.

Scotland's Apprentice of the Year

The search is on for the country's best apprentices and their employers.

Latest news and events

Events 29 March 2017

North East Employment Support Event targets oil and gas workers

Employers invited to take part in jobs fair for workers facing redundancy

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News 24 March 2017

Praise for Midlothian careers services

Career information, advice and guidance services in Midlothian have been given top marks by education watchdogs.

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News 24 March 2017

Digital Foundation Apprenticeships can help bridge digital skills gap Bringing schools and business closer together

Leading tech companies have come together to get involved in the future of groundbreaking new digital apprenticeships for pupils.

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News 23 March 2017

Early Learning & Childcare sector must target recruitment

SDS works with industry to publish the first Early Learning and Childcare Skills Investment Plan Prospectus. The plan highlights the need to attract a more diverse workforce to the sector.

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News 23 March 2017

Creating Connections for young people in Ayrshire

Employers, training providers, disabled young people and parents learned more about the opportunities and support available for those with Additional Support Needs (ASN) thanks to an event held by Ski...

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