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Jobs and apprenticeships

My World of Work – Skills Development Scotland. On My World of Work there is information about choosing a career, learning and training, applying for jobs, building your CV and researching careers.

Universal Job Search – Search and apply for full or part-time jobs in Great Britain and abroad.

Jobs North – search for a wide range of job types and roles in the Highlands and the North of Scotland.

Apply for an apprenticeship – government information and advice on applying for an apprenticeship. Register your profile, search vacancies and apply for apprenticeships.

Volunteering while looking for work
Directgov information about looking for voluntary work which can help you develop and learn new skills while you’re looking for a job. Click here for advice on volunteering while looking for work.

Books and resources at the library – books and guides
Browse available titles on careers advice and interview preparation on Highland Libraries catalogue.


CVs and Interview Skills

Online Training with Hoonuit

Browse the online catalogue for books on Interview Skills and book on writing effective CVs

Adult Learning – High Life Highland
Would you like to learn something new, brush up your reading, writing or number skills, or improve your English language skills? If so, then High Life Highland can help you find a course in your area.

Study at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)
Information and advice about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands including Degrees, HNCs, HNDs and access courses, postgraduate study, part-time and online study, professional development and research.

UCAS -Scottish Guide
This guide is for students, parents and advisers looking for higher education courses in Scotland. It lists the degree and diploma courses at most universities and higher education colleges in Scotland together with entry requirements using Scottish qualifications.

Skills Development Scotland 
My World of Work can help you to get a job and develop your career. Read feature articles on a wide range of topics including choosing a career, learning and training, applying for jobs and making a career change.

Business Resources and funding

NLS Scottish Business Information Service
Millions of items at the Library are available to people setting up or running a business. Based on the vast resources of the National Library of Scotland. At NLS, you can access market research reports, business databases, international directories, and business and trade journals.

Turn2us – to access benefits and grants
Free on-line resource to help people access the money available to them – through benefits, grants and other financial help. The website is designed to help people find appropriate sources of financial support, quickly and easily, based on their particular needs and circumstances.

Charity Choice
Website created to bring charities and charity supporters together. Charity Choice aim to give all charities, big or small, the same opportunity to gain active supporters and friends.