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  • Nov 20 / 2018
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Career Opportunities

Campbell Dallas are hosting an Accountancy Apprenticeship on Tuesday 11 December at 5.30pm


Rolls Royce are Open for MA Applications closing date is the end of January – see their FB Page


KPMG Student Recruitment rotational apprenticeships programmes – again see their FB Page


City of Glasgow College are hosting a Merchant Navy Open Day  Saturday 24 November 2018 9am – 3pm


Trainee Quantity Surveyor Programme Thomson Bethune – they have lettered school about this so you may about it already.  If you need further details let me know and I will send over the scanned letter.  The application process is a CV and covering letter to careers@thomsonbethune.co.uk

  • Nov 20 / 2018
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Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Trainee Quantity Surveyor Programme – Opportunities in Edinburgh & Glasgow  

Thomson Bethune has been running a Trainee Quantity Surveyor Recruitment Programme for over 30 years.  We have assisted many individuals achieve their BSc(Hons) in Quantity Surveying with on the job training and support during their time at University.

Due to the ongoing success of the programme, we once again have pleasure in offering school leavers permanent employment whilst they obtain their QS qualifications at either Edinburgh Napier University or Glasgow Caledonian University, our Higher Education partners.

The benefits of this programme are that students would be paid during their University studies and given relevant, practical experience (on and off-site) in the working environment.  They will work alongside other trainees of a similar age and will be involved in some very prestigious, large scale new build and refurbishment projects across Scotland.  Details of our projects and the range of clients we work with can be found on our website – www.thomsonbethune.co.uk.

The successful applicant will be offered a job in either our Edinburgh or Glasgow office and will attend University in line with the curriculum.  They will also be entitled to our company pension scheme and other company benefits.

On completion of their Quantity Surveying degree, we will support them towards their Professional Examination to become a Chartered Quantity Surveyor.

For any students who are interested in joining our traineeship programme in 2018, please ask them to submit their applications and CVs to careers@thomsonbethune.co.uk . If you require more information about our Trainee Programme, please speak to Chloe Wilkie on 0131 200 1828.

  • Nov 16 / 2018
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Children in Need – Bake Sale

Pupils from S3 and S5 managed to raise £87.00 for Children in Need at our Home Economics bake sale. Well done to all who created such fabulous and delicious cakes and to all pupils who helped sell cakes at break and lunch. A special thank you to cake craft pupils and Gary Currie who went the extra mile honing their sales techniques to ensure we raised as much as possible!! Great effort everyone, Well done! 

  • Nov 15 / 2018
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Modern Apprenticeship Opportunity

Early Years and Childcare Modern Apprenticeships – Renfrewshire Council

4 posts available

MyJob Scotland Link: https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/councils/renfrewshire-council/jobs


Closing date 28 November 2018.


These are exciting opportunities, which will pay an excellent hourly rate, provide fantastic learning leading to a VQ at SCQF Level 6 and an opportunity to enter and build a career within a growing sector.


  • Nov 09 / 2018
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Remembrance Day Service

This morning at morning break, staff and pupils held a Remembrance Service to honour and remember those who lost their life during the conflicts. A special time to respectfully commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. Our S6 Leadership Team along with Mr Wilson and Miss Maynes, planned and organised the event, with Mr McGroarty, Faculty Head of Technology providing a reading. Our Assembly Hall was full of staff and pupils who attended to mark the anniversary of Armistice Day.

Over the past few weeks our S1 art pupils, S2 ICT pupils have been working with staff to create a Wall of Poppies along with three of our S6 girls, Lauren Mabbett, Beth Connolly and Debbie Russell have been working with some of our junior pupils at lunchtimes to knit, crochet and create poppies to place on the wall. There has also been a fabulous contribution from the Craft Group at Erskine Baptist Church, Barsail Primary Craft Club, 1st Inchinnan Brownies, 3rd Erskine Brownies and staff and pupils at Inchinnan Community Nursery who have all created poppies for our wall, which can be seen in out photographs below. We were delighted to welcome to our service this morning, some representatives from these groups.

Thank you to all our staff and pupils along with our partners in the community who have helped to create the Wall of Poppies in our Assembly Hall on this special year of Remembrance.

  • Nov 09 / 2018
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Light Vehicle Service Technician – BMW

What might a typical day in this job look like?

You will be working on vehicles such cars or light commercial vehicles. Duties will include carrying out servicing, fault finding, repair of vehicles, operating specialist equipment and all other associated tasks.
Training is not all hands on, we believe that learning to use a computer and understanding the theory behind the role is as important as using tools.
You will attend college as part of this apprenticeship.

What will I learn?

On the job training will be carried out in the employer’s workshop alongside your workplace mentor.
Off the job training will be typically one-week block release at college.
You will build portfolios to record training, experience and skills gained throughout your apprenticeship. You will be expected to self-study and with the combination of on the job and off the job training, you will be working towards the Modern Apprenticeship Framework standards for Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair, including Core Skills.

What qualification or qualities are required?

The successful applicant will be confident, self-motivated and keen to work as part of a team Must have 5 qualifications at National 5 level, these must include Maths, English and a Science. Predicted grades will be taken into consideration.
Initial Assessments and interviews will be carried by Remit Ltd.
Applicants will be tested for Maths, English and Mechanic paper in December.

Successful candidate will be in place of employment for January 2019 start.

£7,696 – £8,700 per year Hamilton Full-time (40 Hours) Remit 26/11/2018 SCQF level 6/7

Further information available on :– www.apprenticeships.scot

  • Nov 09 / 2018
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Glasgow Clyde College – January Courses


An Introduction to the world of computing     short full time              SCQF level 4         Anniesland, Cardonald, Langside

C&G Intro to construction skills pre apprenticeship                           SCQF level 3        Anniesland, Cardonald

Further Education an Introduction                                                            SCQF level 4         Anniesland, Cardonald, Langside

Introduction to Beauty Skills(with massage)                                           SCQF level 4         Langside

Introduction to Contemporary Art Practice                                              SCQF level 5          Anniesland

Introduction to Fashion & Textiles                                                             SCQF level 5          Cardonald

Introduction to Media                                                                                   SCQF level 5           Cardonald

Introduction to Science                                                                               SCQF level 4            Langside

Introduction to Sport&Fitness                                                                    SCQF level 4            Anniesland, Cardonald

Introduction to Travel&Tourism                                                                 SCQF level 4            Anniesland

Introduction to TV&Photography                                                               SCQF level 5            Cardonald

Introduction to Graphic Design&Illustration                                            SCQF level 4            Cardonald

NPA Introduction to Bakery                                                                        SCQF level 4             Langside

NPA Introduction to professional Cookery                                              SCQF level 4             Langside

NQ Beauty with SPA therapies                                                                 SCQF level 6               Langside

NQ Business, IT and Finance                                                                   SCQF level 5              Langside

NQ Cabin Crew                                                                                            SCQF level 5              Cardonald

NQ Hairdressing                                                                                          SCQF level 5               Cardonald

NQ Introduction to Business                                                                     SCQF level 4               Cardonald

NQ Medical Administration                                                                        SCQF level 5                Anniesland

NQ Medical Administration                                                                        SCQF level 6                Anniesland

NQ Professional Cookery skills                                                                 SCQF level 5                 Langside

NQ Sport & Fitness Activities                                                                    SCQF level 5                 Cardonald

NQ Take off to Travel&Tourism                                                               SCQF level 5                  Cardonald

Pre Apprenticeship Electrical Installation                                                SCQF level 5                   Cardonald


  • Nov 07 / 2018
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S4 Prelim Timetable

The S4 pupils will be involved in prelims from Wednesday 21 November to Thursday 29 November. All S4 pupils were issued with a copy of the attached timetable today.

S4 Prel 2018-19 Pupils Final 6.11.18

  • Nov 02 / 2018
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Hallowe’en Cakes – National 5 Class

National 5 Cake craft class have been hard at work completing their Halloween cakes. I’m sure you will agree that this is a fantastic effort. Keep up great work and improving your skills.

Well done to all the pupils involved, the cakes are fantastic.

  • Oct 30 / 2018
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Trip to Auschwitz – Birkenau

Two of our S6 pupils, Aaron and Amy along with Miss Hannigan are leaving Glasgow Airport this morning on route to Birkenau, Auschwitz as part of the LFA Project.

At Glasgow Airport they met the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon who is also travelling to Auschwitz.