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Work Placements   


Work placements are an important part of your career education.  Not only will a work placement give you a taster of real life work, it will help develop key employability skills such as teamwork, problem solving, communication and time management.  Pupils can arrange and take part in a flexible work placement from June of S3 – S6

Please read and follow the Flexible Placement Procedures document.
For more information and guidance on how to apply for a work placement –
Introduction to Flexible Work Placements.



If you have forgotten your username and password for the ‘Work It’ website or if you have any other questions please see the work placement coordinator.

The Aspiring Professionals Programme
This programme offers; mentoring, skills sessions, university application support and work experience. This is suitable for students who have an interest in; Accountancy, Architecture, Banking & Finance, Biology & Chemistry, Business, Engineering & Physics, Law, Media & Communications, Medicine, Politics, Technology and an option for those who aren’t sure.The eligibility criteria for our school is: FSM & 5 A/B at National 5 and/or Eligible for FSM at some point in high school. See Mrs McLean.

Apprenticeship Opportunity
As part of our commitment to the local community and our investment in the future of our company, we are looking to recruit a total of six modern apprentices in craft and technician disciplines. 
The following criteria is required and applications should highlight any specific qualities or hobbies you have which are engineering or IT related and explain why you wish to pursue a career in this field.   
Modern Apprentice Opportunity:
Candidates for Craft apprenticeship opportunities must have or expect to pass at least 4 National 5 grades at level C or better (or the equivalent).  Subjects should include English, Maths and a science or technical subject.
Candidates for Technician apprenticeship opportunities must have or expect to pass at least 4 National 5 grades at level C or better. Plus 2 Higher grades, 1 of which should be either Maths, Science (preferably Physics) or a Technical subject.  For IT role, 3 higher grades of which one should be either Higher Computing or Information Technology plus Higher Maths and English.
Your studies and on-the-job experience within our Apprenticeships will lead you to achieve status of one of the following 6 opportunities available once completed: Electrical Design Engineer, Test Technician, Fabricators x 2, Maintenance Fitter, and IT Support Technician.
Applicants for these positions must apply via EKGTA website except for IT role which you must apply via  The application process will close of Friday, 17 May 2019. 

Interested in a career in the NHS?
For information on a range of careers in the NHS? From Therapist to Audiologist, Radiographer to Podiatrist. For information on all NHS related careers click HERE

NHS Apprenticeships
For information on Modern Apprenticeships in the HNS click HERE
Modern Apprenticeships
Welcome to the monthly Apprenticeships in Scotland LEA Update. We will send an updated list of vacancies in your area to your school on the first Tuesday of each month, please share this information with any pupils who might be interested in these opportunities.
Here is a direct link to all current vacancies near to South Lanarkshire...HERE
We send out a weekly subscriber update with all our latest vacancies throughout Scotland. Please advise any pupils who may be interested in receiving this update to register via this link.
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Contact Details
St. Andrew's & St. Bride's High School Platthorn Drive East Kilbride G74 1NL
Phone: 01355 574110 Fax:  01355 574111 Email:  Email us Here Directions to School:  View Here

Useful Links

Year in Industry

EK Group Training Association

Scottish Power Apprenticeship Programme

Scottish Power Engineering Programme

Modern Apprenticeships

BT Apprenticeships                                             Network Rail Apprenticeships

BAE Apprenticeships

Are you thinking of leaving school and interested in applying for apprenticeships?
Check out the website below for vacancies in South Lanarkshire.

Career Opportunities: 2016 School & College Leaver Programme
Laing O’Rourke have opened applications for their School and College Leaver programme. Vacancies in Glasgow for Civil Engineering and Planning.
For more info click HERE