Category Archives: Careers

The Skills Development Scotland Careers Adviser linked to Buckburn Academy is Ms Claire Rankine.  Information, advice and guidance is offered to pupils at appropriate points (via face to face, group work or internet interactions) in order that pupils can develop career management skills and use them in transitioning smoothly from school to a positive destination as well as throughout their working lives.   
Please contact the Careers Adviser through school or the Skills Development Scotland centre at 381 Union Street,Aberdeen – Telephone: (01224) 285200.
Pupils and Parents/Guardians are also recommended to look at: www.myworldofwork.co.uk which has been devised by Skills Development Scotland to assist with planning.
Skills Development Scotland
Skills Development Scotland is the new national skills body for Scotland delivering: Careers Scotland, Get Ready for Work, ILA Scotland, learndirect scotland, learndirect scotland for business, Modern Apprenticeships, Skillseekers, The Big Plus and Training for Work. Please click on the link: Skills Development Scotland for the website.
Please also take the opportunity to read through the “>GetSmaart National E-magazine. This latest has information on the most advanced courses and careers magazine available and also includes an article on Rihanna, Interactive Pages, Live Links, ‘Find a job this summer!’, Embedded Videos and an Interactive Request Form.