Apprenticeship and Job Opportunities

Companies and organisations regularly advise the school of any job, career or apprentiship opportunities. Though this site provides some ideas and advertises all opportunities made known to us - obviously there are many more out there!

Check this page regularly - you may find just the right opportunity for you!  The first link is to a site which is continually updated for apprenticships and job opportunities.  Please look at this regularly! 

Click here to go to the My Job Scotland Portal for more information and details of how to apply. 


National Apprenticeship Week -                                                                       


Useful Apprenticeship Websites


School/college leaver opportunity at Branstons, Abernethy 

Branstons in Abernethy have an admin assistant opportunity for a young person keen to get into admin or HR.  If interested, please contact Gail Kelly, Human Resources Manager at Branston on 01738 851904 or 01522 794411. 


Apprenticeship Vacancy - Alloa Service Centre

The Weir Group is one of the world’s leading engineering businesses. We are committed to creating innovative engineering solutions. We provide products and services to customers in the minerals, oil and gas and power sectors. Weir’s customer base includes the world’s largest mining houses, major oil services businesses and nuclear and conventional power generation companies.

See for further information. 


Modern Apprenticeship: Receptionist at Perth Vets Practice, closing date 29 June 2017 

A Perth based Veterinary Practice is looking to take on a recent school leaver as a Modern Apprentice to provide general office support to a busy team. You will be supporting the Partner and surgery team with the day to day organisation of the reception function with emphasis on providing a professional service to clients and their pets. 

Salary will be between £9,500.00 to £10,500.00 per year. Ideally we are looking for candidates with National 5s or Intermediates but will also consider a minimum of Standard Grade Maths and English at C grade.  The company will fully support you through a Business Administration Level 3 SVQ and you will also be given access to Microsoft IT Academy to enhance and development your IT knowledge. 

More information and details of how to apply can be found here.


Finlaysons, Chartered Accountants, Office Assistant in Perth/Crieff

Finlaysons is an established firm of chartered accountants and registered auditors with offices in Perth and Crieff who offer a wide range of accountancy and advisory services.  They specialise in providing advice to small, medium-sized and fledgling companies and businesses. They are looking for an Office Assistant and would consider applicants for either office.  For further information and details of how to apply, click here


The Kirklands Hotel Vacancies 

The Kirklands Hotel in Kinross have two housekeeping jobs that are suitable for students for weekends, over the summer and potentially during term time too as well as a vacancy for a Trainee Chef.  Interested, more information can be found here:-  Housekeeping  Trainee Chef


Arnold Clark, Modern Apprentice vacancies in Perth

The Modern Apprenticeship Programme allows apprentices to work full time and have the opportunity to earn while they learn and to put theory into practice within an automotive training environment.  Arnold Clark have 4 vacancies for a Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice and 3 vacancies for a Parts Apprentice.  The application form can be found here or contact your Guidance Teacher for a paper copy.


Apprenticeships, Aviva Perth

Aviva in Perth are currently advertising 5 apprenticeships. The starting salaries are £15,500 and the successful candidates will be supported towards industry recognised qualifications. 

    • Commercial Underwriting  - 2 Highers including English and Nat 5 Maths (Lifeskills Maths is acceptable here). 
    • Pricing Analyst - 3 Highers including Maths (B or above).

Please see Miss Breen if you are interested in exploring further and applying.


Babcock DSG International are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Apprentice based in Stirling.

This is a fantastic opportunity for any one over the age of 16 looking to further their education within a working environment.

Details for anyone wishing to apply for this role can find it on as per link below Flyer can be seen here



Perth & Kinross Council, Modern Apprenticeship Information,    6-10th March

Information and face to face conversations about our Modern Apprenticeship Programme will be available daily during Scottish Apprenticeship week in the main foyer at Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth.  If you or your family or friends are interested in this route to employment, come along and see us at Pullar House during 6-10th March 2017 between 9am and 5pm.  Flyer 1  Flyer 2


Army Apprenticeship Day, Wednesday 8 March 2017

Army Careers Dundee will be running an Army Apprenticeship Day at Oliver Barracks, Dalkeith Road, Dundee, DD4 7JJ, from 1000-1500 on Wednesday 08 March 2017.

The Army has the largest apprenticeship programme in the country, with over 8000 soldiers completing apprenticeship training each year. Army apprenticeships are part of a nationally recognised scheme, giving soldiers the chance to work for an employer at the same time as studying for a relevant work based qualification.

The Army offers apprenticeships in many careers including:

    • Engineering
    • Information and Communications Technologies
    • Construction
    • Driving
    • Animal Care

The day will have information and interest stands/activities from the seven key career groups that make up the Army.

If you would like to attend this event please, contact your guidance teacher by Friday 24 February.


Perth College UHI Modern Apprenticeship position within Curriculum Administration Team, Closing date Wednesday 7th February 2017 

Perth College UHI are looking for a young person aged 16 to 19 years to join their Modern Apprentice Programme working within the Curriculum Administration Team. This is a fixed term, full time post with a salary of £15,115 per annum.  

The role will include customer facing tasks, general office duties and department specific software use whilst working towards a SVQ in Customer Service Level 2.  Further information and details of how to apply can be found here.   Applications should be made via the website found here.


Modern Apprentice within Rural Payments and Inspections Division of The Scottish Government, closing date 27 January 2017

2 Modern Apprenticeship vacancies with Scottish Government based within their rural Affairs Department at Broxden Business Park Perth.  

 Please see here for more details, including how to apply and Closing Date Scottish Government MA Advert 16.1.17


Career in Accountancy with Campbell Dallas, Perth - Apply as early as possible 

We recruit school leavers each year to begin their accountancy career, by offering them a real, credible alternative to going to university.  Applicants would need a minimum of 4 or 5 A or B level at Scottish Higher grade (or equivalent) – this should include English and Mathematics.

The programme allows school leavers to complete their AAT qualification and is the starting point to then go on and pursue a further professional qualification, either ACCA or ICAS.  This means that school leavers can become a qualified accountant typically one year earlier than if they go to university.  Interested?  More information about the positions plus an application form can be found here on their website.  

We would encourage you to apply as early as possible to be considered for one of our vacancies, as vacancies will be filled as and when suitable candidates apply. Please note only applications received via the application form will be considered.



Administration Assistant


General office duties including the job tasks as listed here 

All enquiries please, to Malcolm Sweeney, Director, Balhousie Glazing, 11 Feus Road, Perth, PH1 2AS

tel:01738 441399 fax:01738 567042 


Construction Industry Apprenticeships

Click here for more information about apprenticeship opportunities and a link to their website here


Motor Industry Apprenticeships

Click here for more information about apprenticeship opportunites or click here for access to their website


Business and Administration Modern Apprenticeship vacancy 
There is currently a Business & Administration Modern Apprentice vacancy advertised on our website.  Should you be aged 16-24 click here to go to the My Job Scotland Portal for more information and details of how to apply.



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One of biggest of the business consultancies in the UK are offering advanced Apprenticeships, providing you with a salary, a degree from a leading UK university and professional qualifications

Click here for more information or here to visit their website  -


Unleash your inner engineer

Network Rail Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme

 More information can be found here - 2016 NR Apprenticeship Campaign A5 Leaflet


HR Modern Apprenticeship vacancy (and others!)

Click here to go to the My Job Scotland Portal for more information and details of how to apply. One Modern Apprenticeship has a closing date of 2.12.15, hurry!


 Apprenticeships in Scotland

Provide a way to link young people and apprenticeships specifically in Scotland - find out more on their website