The James Young High School aims to ensure all our young people are prepared for the transition to a positive post-school destination.

Signposting Career Management Support with Skills Development Scotland


At school and right through to retirement, My World of Work helps you with up-to-date information, advice and tools when you need it most:

understand your strengths and make better choices about your subject choices and future career

find a career that interests you and understand the skills you need to get the job you want

straight into a job or onto further learning? Whatever your grades find help in planning your next steps

discover Scotland’s industries, search for jobs, build your CV and practice for interviews

why not earn as you learn? Find out what apprenticeships are available in Scotland and how they work.  There is more information on apprenticeships on the Modern Apprenticeships website.

how to write an effective personal statement, tips for choosing a course, how to get the most out of the Higher Education Convention

use the course search tool to consider your options and find out what funding might be available

There is also a special area in My World of Work for parents or call 0800 9178000 if you would prefer to speak to an advisor.

Get the help you need for the career you want. My World of Work is delivered by Skills Development Scotland, the national skills body which supports the people and businesses of Scotland.

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