My World of work

Get career help from My World of Work, Scotland's national careers advice website

Modern Apprenticeships

Visit to search for a vacancy

Foundation Apprenticeships

A work-based learning qualification for secondary school pupils

Advice and guidance across Scotland

SDS delivers face-to-face career information, advice and guidance at schools and SDS centres across Scotland. We also offer support through our contact centre and My World of Work.

We can provide information on jobs, the local labour market, training courses, Modern Apprenticeships and much more.

We’ll also help you identify your strengths, goals, and the opportunities that are out there.

Our support is designed to help you build the Career Management Skills you need to get where you want to be.

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Services for Individuals


Modern Apprenticeships

Work, learn and earn your way to a great career.

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Work experience to help you find a job

Approved by employers, the Certificate of Work Readiness can help you get ahead.

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Funding for Training

Training is one of the best ways to increase your employability. That’s why you could get up to £200 each year towards a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account.

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Help with reading, writing and numbers

The Big Plus helps people who have difficulty reading, writing or using numbers – essential skills to find a job.

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Redundancy Support

We help you to face the challenges of redundancy – with free support and guidance on everything from putting a CV together to managing finances.

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With our partners, we organise events like Higher Education Conventions to help you explore the options open to you after school.

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