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  • Apr 19 / 2018
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Civil Engineer
Modern Apprenticeship

CH2M/Jacobs

Civil engineering design technicians will be on a Level 3 Modern Apprenticeship which will run over a two year period during which you will undertake a supervised programme of training and college day release which can lead to Technician Membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

There is the opportunity to go onto further study to enable you to be qualified to degree level and achieve the Chartered Engineer status.

You will work towards an HNC in Civil Engineering alongside a Level 3 SVQ in The Built Environment .

You will be required to attend college one day a week and report to the office for the remaining four days a week.

£11,500 – £12,500 per yearGlasgowFull-time (32 Hours)

Glasgow Kelvin College30/04/2018

SCQF level 6/7 / MA level 3

More information available on www.apprenticeships.scot

  • Apr 19 / 2018
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Maintenance Engineering

Castle Precision Engineering

Job overview

  1. Support all maintenance and facilities tasks within the business
    2. Achieve required qualifications through college and work based learning.
    3. Observe and adhere to the Company Health, Safety and Environmental standards.
    4. Work as part of a team to achieve a high standard of workplace practices
    5. Liaise with other departments within the business

£10,140 – £10,140 per year Glasgow Full-time (39 Hours)

West College Glasgow 11/05/2018

SCQF level 6/7 / MA level 3

 

For more information look on :- www.apprenticeships.scot

  • Apr 19 / 2018
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BALFOUR BEATTY

GRADUATE APPRENTICESHIP CIVIL ENGINEERING

Balfour Beatty is the UK’s largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change people’s lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and you’ll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business.
About the role:
You will follow a training programme as part of our ICE-accredited programme, geared towards you achieving Incorporated Engineer status. Depending on project requirements, you will be site or office based.

What will I learn?

The following qualifications will be gained:
* BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
* Engineering Technician status and Technician Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers
* Incorporated Engineer status and Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers
As well as strong numeracy and well-developed team and people skills, you have the passion and enthusiasm to keep the momentum going on a project. You will be able to set the pace as well as the standards for the team. You will also have the ability to describe what interests and motivates you to the construction industry.

What qualification or qualities are required?

Who we’re looking for:
Minimum of five National 5/GCSE’s (or equivalent) at grades A-C including Maths, English and Science, with a B in Maths
Minimum 2 Highers, A-levels, HNC or equivalent at grades A-C including Maths, Science or Engineering
Pass pre-employment medical which will include a Drug & Alcohol test

MORE INFORMATION AND HOW TO APPLY ON www.apprenticeships.scot

  • Apr 19 / 2018
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Warehouse Operative

WH Malcolm                   Linwood

 

What might a typical day in this job look like?

Warehousing apprentices are based within a warehouse environment, getting involved in receiving goods from deliveries, placing goods in storage and processing orders from dispatch to customers. Assembling orders for dispatch and dispatching goods for delivery will also be part of the course.

What will I learn?

GTG Training provides students with the best training environment to develop skills, together with full time employment opportunities to help develop skills further. Regular assessments and reviews will ensure apprentices achieve the required skills to successfully complete their modern apprenticeship.

What qualification or qualities are required?

Minimum requirements are Maths & English at National 4 or above.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.

£7,500 – £10,000 per yearLinwoodFull-time (39 Hours)

GTG Training 27/04/2018 SCQF level 5 / MA level 2

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  • Apr 19 / 2018
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Sales Consultant

Thomas Cook

If you’re looking for a rewarding career as part of an ambitious team, want to continue your personal development, earn a salary and be rewarded for your achievements through commission and incentives, then look no further!

Key dates for your diary:

Interviews – April/May 2018
Offer – May/June 2018
Target Start date – July 2018-Sept 2018*

*Your start date will be confirmed shortly after your offer of employment.

Role Details:

• A 24 month apprenticeship contract with the opportunity of a permanent position (dependent upon qualification achievement)
• 37.5 hours per week
• Training salary (increasing in the second year) + on target earnings, company benefits and holiday discounts

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  • Apr 19 / 2018
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Body Repairer

McKinnon & Forbes

Job overview

The Modern Apprenticeship Programmes allow 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.
As well as attending the training centre for week block release of training, regular assessment and reviews will be undertaken within the apprentice’s own workplace which aims to ensure they have the required skills to successfully complete their apprenticeship.

What might a typical day in this job look like?

This programme covers the following areas:
Assessing a vehicle to establish the extent of damage
Based on the initial assessment, deciding whether to repair or replace bodywork
Removing damaged panels
Stripping and refitting trim and panel interior
Refitting new/repaired panels
You will be based within a Body Shop, involved in learning all aspects of repairing accident damaged vehicles, including chassis alignment techniques, panel repair and replacement, welding and preparing vehicles for painting

£7,280 – £7,500 per year Paisley Full-time (39 Hours)

GTG Training03/05/2018

SCQF level 6/7 / MA level 3                                      For more information look on www.apprenticeships.scot

  • Apr 19 / 2018
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Customer Service Assistant

Barrhead Travel   – Glasgow

  • Working within a fun, busy environment learning all there is to know about the travel industry
  • Reporting to the Customer Service Manager, the role will require an individual dedicated to delivering exceptional customer service to our internal and external customer
  • You will be proficient in investigating, recording and resolving any customer dissatisfaction in a swift and professional manner to exceed expectations

What qualification or qualities are required?

  • We provide bespoke and engaging training for our Modern Apprentices
    • We believe that young people are the future of our business
    • We’re always looking for bright, enthusiastic people aged 16 to 19 (you can apply until age 29 if you are disabled or care experienced) who have the determination to succeed, regardless of qualifications or experience

£7,215 – £7,215 per year Glasgow Full-time (37 Hours)

Intraining 31/05/2018

SCQF level 5 / MA level 2

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  • Apr 19 / 2018
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Football Team News

  • League play-off finals for U14 will take place on Sat 12th May 2018 at St James’ Playing Fields in Paisley, with 9.30am kick-off. This team involves S1 and S2 pupils who have work hard in every match and deserve their place in the final. Anyone who wishes to attend and support the team would be welcome to come along.

 

  • Ben Harwood and the Scotland team will be playing their last game in the Centenary Shield on Thursday 19th April with an evening kick off against Wales in Dumfries. We wish him and the squad good luck!

 

  • The U18 team are in the semi-finals of the St Mirren Cup with a 2 – 0 win over St Ninians HS . Their opponents will be confirmed soon, more information to follow.
  • Mar 29 / 2018
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Young Musician of the Year 2017/18 – Finalist

Young Musician of the Year 2017

Finalists

CONGRATULATIONS

to the following pupils who have made it through to the Final on Monday 20th March!

Junior

Kay McNidder   Abigail Thompson

Alastair Thomson      Amy Kennedy

Nathan Petrie      Holly Sinclair

Senior

Sophie Sparks

Cameron Kehoe

Chloe Moore

Emily Bannon

Rebecca Hutton

Euan Crombie

 

Thank you & well done to ALL pupils who entered, the judges had a very hard time choosing the finalists.

  • Mar 29 / 2018
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UKMT Junior Team Maths Challenge

Lewis Dymock (S1),  Adam Murray (S1), Carly Carruthers (S2) & Holly Sinclair (S2) competed in the UKMT Junior Team Maths Challenge at the University of the West of Scotland (Paisley) on Friday 23rd March 2018. Several rounds took place where the pupils worked as a team to compete against schools from all over Scotland. A very big well done to you all!

 

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