PC Passport FAQ⤴

from @ SQA Computing blog

As you may know, we are currently reviewing PC Passport. The development is making good progress. We create a FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) for new or revised awards. Here is the FAQ for PC Passport.

It can be viewed here. The FAQ will be updated from time to time so that it contains the latest information about the development.

Contact Helen for more information about PC Passport.

SSE Power vacancies⤴

from @ Careers

SSE Power is now recruiting throughout Scotland for various craft apprenticeships to start in August 2015. Candidates must have a minimum of 4 National 4 or 5 to include English, maths and a science or craft subject or 4 Standard Grades at levels 1-3 to include English, maths and a science or craft subject.

Closing date for applications is 15th March 2015.

Details of roles, requirements and application procedure here or visit http://sse.com/careers/apprentices/

Electrical Mechanical Apprenticeship Opportunity⤴

from @ Careers


You can find all sorts of rewarding career opportunities with East Coast. We have 2 positions for Electrical/Mechanical apprenticeships with plenty of scope for career advancement, we’d love to hear from your students. As a member of our team, they will be pushed and challenged, but will also be supported and guided to deliver a service to be proud of. They will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, including our rewards and recognition scheme, pension and travel facilities. Not to mention our extensive training programmes to help them achieve their full potential.

We would be very grateful if you could place attached apprenticeship advert on your school website/notice boards. This is an excellent opportunity for your students.

Because there is always a huge interest , it is important that all candidates meet the minimum criteria before applying for these apprenticeships to avoid disappointment at the first hurdle. Application should be made on the East Coast website ‘About Us’ section.

If you have any questions, please contact me on the details below.

Linda Reid
Depot Support HR Interface
East Coast Main Line Company
Craigentinny Depot
167 Mountcastle Crescent

Modern Apprenticeship vacancy – East Lothian⤴

from @ Careers

Vacancy information

Fixed term contract for 18 months

35 hours per week
£2.73 per hour
(rising to £4.10 per hour in Year 2, after successful completion of Year 1)
To start asap

This position is only open to young people aged between 16 and 19 years of age who reside in East Lothian

East Lothian Council is using The Youth Employment Scotland Fund to create Modern Apprentice opportunities to support young people into employment who are aged between 16 and 19 years and reside in East Lothian.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Modern Apprentice position at East Lothian Works, East Lothian’s flagship employability service.

The Modern Apprenticeship will be fully work based at 9-11 Lodge Street, Haddington, with ongoing support from Midlothian Training Services and Rewards Training on site to achieve the SVQ Level 3 in Business & Administration. The duration of the apprenticeship will be for a fixed term 18 month period.

You will provide reception and administrative support to staff within East Lothian Works. With good interpersonal skills, you will flexible, a team player, confident and be able to converse with members of the public. Daily duties will include answering the telephone, making room bookings, photocopying, word processing and a variety of office tasks.

Training in the use of specialist software packages (if applicable) will be provided, however a basic knowledge and ability to use Microsoft office packages is desirable.

You must provide evidence of competency in literacy and numeracy skills such as a minimum of three standard grade level 3 passes or above to include English and Mathematics.

Apply here

Scottish Seabird Centre vacancies⤴

from @ Careers

Seasonal staff
We are looking for people to join the Seabird team in the Discovery Centre, Gift Shop, Seabird Café and Boat Trip Booking Office.

Successful candidates will be enthusiastic individuals, with bright and friendly personalities, and who are also reliable.

While experience is preferred, a willingness to learn, combined with a positive and helpful attitude is more important.

Applicants must be able to provide good references.

Flexible hours are available, across any 5 days out of 7. Weekend and bank holiday working is required for all posts.

More details here