Fraser Wallace – Foundation Apprenticeship case study

Wednesday, 22nd November 2017

An Irvine teenager went to the Skills Development Scotland careers adviser at his school to get some help with writing his CV and became a Foundation Apprentice. Greenwood Academy pupil Fraser ... Read more

Rebecca McClymont - Foundation Apprenticeship case study

Wednesday, 22nd November 2017

Alness Academy pupil Rebecca McClymont was working on the timetable for her next school year when she heard about Foundation Apprenticeships. The 17-year-old admits she was “instantly hooked” on how the ... Read more

Developing the Young Workforce Inverness and Central Highland team welcome two modern apprentices

Wednesday, 13th September 2017

A Scottish Government programme which aims to reduce youth unemployment and youth migration from the Highland region has welcomed the addition of two new modern apprentices. Developing the Young Workforce ... Read more

Aimee McCormick, MA business administration

Tuesday, 12th September 2017

Nineteen-year-old Inverness native Aimee McCormick joined the DYW Inverness & Central Highland as a business administration modern apprentice in August 2017, coming from a background in retail and hospitality, including ... Read more

Rowan Morrison, MA business administration

Monday, 11th September 2017

Eighteen year-old Rowan Morrison hails from Drumnadrochit and joined DYW Inverness & Central Highland as a business administration modern apprentice straight from school. She does admit that going from school ... Read more

Highland Heroes Awards 2017

Friday, 25th August 2017

The Scottish Provincial Press are launching the first Highland Heroes Awards. The awards were designed to recognise the people in the Highlands who make a real difference to our communities, healthcare ... Read more

My week with DYW Inverness

Tuesday, 4th July 2017

I currently work for Skills Development Scotland (SDS) as a Trainee Careers Adviser in Inverness. As part of my training I had to spend a week learning from another organisation ... Read more

​ Journey into Construction

Friday, 23rd June 2017

Journey into Construction Seven budding constructors aged 16-23 from across the Highlands recently forged their first steps into the industry by taking part in our first ever Journey into Construction scheme ... Read more

My MA Journey - Stephanie Lambie

Wednesday, 17th May 2017

I started working with Developing the Young Workforce within Inverness Chamber of Commerce on the 1st of August 2016.  It was a new experience for me because I’d never worked in ... Read more

Hands up if you’d like to attend canal college?!

Thursday, 13th April 2017

What a great idea; a college that is based on one of our most valuable outdoor assets - the Caledonian Canal. Launched in Inverness on Monday 10th April, in partnership ... Read more

The BIG Apprenticeship Event

Tuesday, 28th March 2017

The BIG apprenticeship event was not just big in terms of size; it was big in ambition. Delivered by a partnership including Developing the Young Workforce Inverness & Central Highland, Skills ... Read more