Castle Douglas High School

Achievement, Respect, Unity

Careers Information

Castle Douglas High SchoolPublished on Sunday 23 November 2014

At various stages throughout their school career, pupils are encouraged to discuss and actively plan for their next positive destination. They can discuss their options with their Pupil Support teacher or Mrs Blain, our Careers Adviser. As part of this process, Mrs Blain has provided the following information about the My World of Work website which is run by Skills Development Scotland.

My World of Work - Volunteer to Career
Whether you're in school, leaving college or uni, looking for a career change or just want to learn something new, volunteering can help. As well as helping a cause you care about, it gives you the chance to develop essential work skills. We've brought together all the information you need to select, apply for and make the most of your volunteering experience.

My World of Work - Modern Apprenticeships
Find all of the information you need on the different Modern Apprenticeships which are available in Scotland.

My World of Work – Search
Search for job and Modern Apprenticeship opportunities.

My World of Work – What’s On
A list of events and university/college open days in Scotland.

My World of Work -  Videos
Browse videos showing some of the industry sectors that offer Modern Apprenticeship training. Some of these were shown to S3 pupils during Learning Week (3rd - 7th November 2014).

My World of Work for Parents
Information for you to help support your child as they go through school and make choices about their future. From school subject choices and university courses to looking for a job and Modern Apprenticeships, we have advice articles, tools and videos to help both you and your child. There's also advice for you if you're studying or working.

My World of Work – My CV Builder
My CV is an easy-to-use tool to help you build a CV step by step, making sure that all the right information is included in a layout that will impress employers.

• Build, edit and store up to five CVs
• Choose a style template to match your education and work experience
• Open your CV, amend it if necessary, save and print it