Apprenticeships: understanding applications

After you’ve decided to undertake an apprenticeship the next step is applying. The process is different for each type of apprenticeship: but don’t stress, we’re taking the confusion out of the application process.

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Apprenticeship know-how

Apprenticeships are a great option if you’re not sure about your subjects for next year, or what you want to do when you leave school. From foundation to graduate, we’re bringing you the different types, so you can decide on the right next step for you.

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Next steps: What to do if you didn’t get the results you wanted

Results day is over and if you didn’t get the grades you wanted or expected, it can be easy to give up. It does pretty much feel like the end of the world, but it isn’t. We’ve got the rundown on what your next steps could be.

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Join Barclays in Glasgow with a Technology Apprenticeship

The world’s first ATM. Europe’s first-to-market mobile payments product. The first use of finger-vein recognition software for UK bank customers. Barclays has been creating game-changing technological firsts for over 325 years.

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Scottish Apprenticeship Week: What is an apprenticeship?

Happy Scottish Apprenticeship Week (4 – 8 March)! This week we’re talking all things, you guessed it, apprenticeships. But, what is an apprenticeship?

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Looking for a rewarding career? Look to OGTAP

The Oil and Gas Technical Apprentice Programme (OGTAP) is one of the UK’s most successful apprenticeship schemes. It provides practical training with a group of like-minded people all working towards nationally recognised qualifications and a foot up into a long-lasting career in one of the world’s most exciting sectors. The 2018 OGTAP intake saw over 100 people successfully making it through the selection process to begin 21 months of study at either North East Scotland College (NESCol) in Aberdeen or Edinburgh College. APPRENTICESHIP Following their practical and theoretical studies, apprentices work in-house for two years at one of 19 sponsoring…

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Careers convention for teens coming to Scotland

Scottish teenagers are invited to attend events around the country aimed at preparing them for the world at work.

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Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2017: Lisa’s Story

It’s Scottish Apprenticeship Week and we are proud as punch to announce that our favourite staff member Lisa passed her business administration apprenticeship with flying colours and she’s  heading off to pick up her Level 3 diploma TODAY! So in honour of all the fab work she has done over the last 12 months, and to celebrate Scottish Apprenticeship Week, we sat down with the lovely Lisa to chat business, future plans and what it takes to be a top apprentice. Hello Lisa! First things first, tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m 18 and from Wishaw in North Lanarkshire. I started with DC Publishing,…

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