Jordan goes for gold at World Skills 2017

It’s brushes down for former painting and decorating apprentice Jordan Charters as he waits to hear how he has fared in the World Skills 2017 finals in Abu Dhabi. Twenty-two year-old Jordan, who studied at Edinburgh College and completed his final training for the competition on a specially constructed rig at the college’s Granton Campus,…

Foundation Apprenticeships

Foundation Apprenticeships – what are they? who are they for?

In S5 or S6 and had enough of school learning? Want to get work experience and add skills to your CV, college or university application? Foundation Apprenticeships could be for you! Here is the lowdown Foundation Apprenticeships (FAs) are a great way to get a head start in the world of work and combine all…

Meet Our Apprentices – Dillon Laing

Dillon Laing – 17, Leith What apprenticeship programme are you on at the college? “I’m on a Foundation Apprenticeship in Financial Services and started the apprenticeship whilst I was still at school.” Who is your employer? What do you do day to day with them? “I work for Standard Life doing financial management analysis. I’m…