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Apprenticeships at Scottish Parliament

November 6, 2014 by


Open Day Friday 21 November An apprenticeship scheme to employ 20 young people in the Scottish Parliament over the next four years has been launched by the Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work in a range of areas including Visitor Services, Events, Security, HR and IT. An Open Day […]

Job help at Fort Kinnaird on Tuesday

October 12, 2014 by


Are you looking for a job coming up to Christmas? Want to get in to retail or hospitality but not sure how? Think you are lacking in skills to get your foot in the door? Edinburgh College are hosting a learning and recruitment event at Fort Kinnaird on Tuesday (14 October) with opportunities that could be a […]

Places still available for PEP’s minibus training

September 16, 2014 by


Accredited Minibus Training (MiDAS) limited places still available for Thursday 16 October Pilton Equalities Project (PEP) is registered with the Community Transport Association funded through the City of Edinburgh Council and recognised as the community transport operator for the North Edinburgh quadrant. We are a partner of the Edinburgh Community Transport Operators Group (ECTOG)   PEP, Dove […]

Last call for Childcare course places

August 15, 2014 by


LAST CHANCE TO APPLY FOR THE CHILDCARE ACADAMY IN 2014!!! Good Morning We have a few spaces left on the Childcare Academy starting on 25 August. I have attached a poster and standard information for display and distribution. Thanks Audrey O’Neill Training Administrator North Edinburgh Childcare 18b Ferry Road Avenue Edinburgh EH4 4BL DDI: 0131 […]

Autumn/winter courses at North Edinburgh Childcare

August 7, 2014 by


We now have dates in place for all the short courses that are taking place through September to December – see poster (below) for details. Workers Short Courses September to December 2014 If you would like further information on any of these courses please do not hesitate to contact me. Thanks Audrey O’Neill Training Administrator […]

Sixty new jobs at Scottish Gas in Granton

July 16, 2014 by


At least sixty new jobs will be created at Scottish Gas HQ on Granton’s waterfront, it has been announced. Parent company Centrica plans to create 300 jobs at contact centres across the UK. The majority of the new posts will be created in Cardiff and Edinburgh,with the remainder going to Uddingston, Leeds, Leicester, Manchester, Oldbury […]

Job opportunities in North Edinburgh

June 18, 2014 by


North Edinburgh’s housebuilding and regeneration programme will offer new job, apprenticeship and work placement opportunities when it gets under way this summer – and you can register your interest at drop-in sessions at the North Local Office in West Pilton. The drop-ins start this morning and will run every Wednesday from 10am – 12 noon. […]

Youth Employment blueprint launched at Craigroyston

June 4, 2014 by


Education Working For All report The final report by the group tasked with helping Scotland develop a world class system of vocational education and training has been welcomed by the Scottish Government and education leaders. Cabinet Secretary for Training, Youth and Women’s Employment Angela Constance joined Sir Ian Wood, fellow members of the Commission for […]

Encouraging signs as wages outstrip inflation

April 17, 2014 by


Brighter outlook for job seekers as unemployment falls again There have been more indications that economic recovery is gathering pace with the publication of the latest figures by the Office  of National Statistics yesterday. Unemployment has dropped below 7% for the first time since the recession and employment has seen the biggest annual jump in […]

WOW! Helping women into work for 25 years

February 19, 2014 by


An Edinburgh charity that helps women prepare for work celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Women Onto Work (WOW) provides individual packages for women who are keen to get back to work, but don’t know where to start. Its first project was in Wester Hailes in 1989 when it ran a training course for 10 women. Since […]