Careers: School Leavers
Leaving school? So what’s next?
It may feel like a tough decision, but there are lots of options available to you:
- get started by creating a My World of Work account. Then you can find out where your strengths lie and discover your skills and interests to help you find a career that suits you
- thinking about going on to college, university or further training? Use the course search tool to consider your options and find out what funding might be available
- Earn as you learn with an Apprenticeship in Scotland. Find out what types are available and search for vacancies.
- Apprenticeship Checklist: for young people preparing to apply for an apprenticeship.
- Apprenticeship Jobsites: getting started on your job search.
- Apprenticeship Application Dates: some example of apprenticeship opportunities to look out for this year.
- Click here to access selected local Modern Apprenticeship vacancies - to be updated weekly.
- work experience such as volunteering can be valuable when building skills for your career. Find opportunities near you
- a gap year is your chance to travel, work, volunteer or study
- looking for a job? Discover Scotland’s industries, search for jobs, learn how to network and visit job fairs
Contact your school Careers Adviser, Sandra Whamond, if you would like to discuss your options and get some help with decisions. Mrs Whamond's office is at the start of the Music Corridor.