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Scottish Borders Council Launch Corporate Plan – ‘Our Plan and Your Part in it!

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As one of SBC’s Community Planning Partners (CPP) we are formally supporting the new #yourpart campaign. This campaign supports the Council’s new Corporate Plan called ‘Our Plan and Your Part in it”. This plan sets out what SBC’s commitments are for the period 2018-2023. You can download a copy of the plan from SBC’s website here and… Read more »

#ScotAppWeek18 – Craig Matear – My Apprenticeship Story

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#ScotAppWeek18 – Craig Matear – My Apprenticeship Story When I was at school, like most people, I had no idea what I wanted to do! I applied and gained a conditional place at university to study sports and exercise science, as it came closer to the time to enrol I decided I was going to… Read more »

#ScotAppWeek18 – Ryan Cockburn – My Apprentice Story

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#ScotAppWeek18 – Ryan Cockburn – My Apprentice Story  Whilst in 3rd year at school we got the opportunity to do a week’s work experience and I opted to shadow an electrician for the week.  I really enjoyed this and decided that I wanted to become an electrician when I left school. I finished 6th year… Read more »

#ScotAppWeek18 – Louise Davies – My Apprenticeship Story

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#ScotAppWeek18 – Louise Davies – My Apprenticeship Story I was just about to start my final year at Hawick High School and had no idea what career path I wanted to follow – I changed my mind every week! I knew I did not want to go to university but I still wanted to continue… Read more »

#ScotAppWeek18 – Steven Drummond – My Apprenticeship Story

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#ScotAppWeek18 – Steven Drummond – My Apprenticeship Story I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do when I left school. I stayed on and completed 6th year.  A few of my friends had signed up for courses at Borders College so I signed up for a one year Carpentry and Joinery course. I really enjoyed… Read more »

#ScotAppWeek18 – Jenny Sharp – My Apprenticeship Story

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#ScotAppWeek18 – Jenny Sharp – My Apprenticeship Story I wasn’t 100% sure what I wanted to do when I left school, but Business & Administration was a subject that I have always really enjoyed. From a young age, university never appealed to me – I was more into the idea of getting a job.  I… Read more »

#ScotAppWeek18 – Ruaridh MacLeod – My Apprentice Story

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#ScotAppWeek18 – Ruaridh MacLeod – My Apprentice Story I have always wanted to become a joiner and knew that I wanted to leave school after 4th year.  I wasn’t interested in attending university preferring to get a hands-on role at the earliest opportunity. I wrote lots of letters to local joinery companies asking if they… Read more »

#ScotAppWeek18 – Rachel Hunter – My Apprenticeship Story

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#ScotAppWeek18 – Rachel Hunter – My Apprenticeship Story When I was growing up my career aspirations were to be a primary school teacher, this is all I ever wanted to be. I received a conditional offer for Primary Teaching at Moray House University in Edinburgh with the condition that I got an A at Higher… Read more »

#ScotAppWeek18 – Harris Campbell – My Apprenticeship Story

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#ScotAppWeek18 – Harris Campbell – My Apprenticeship Story When I was at school I didn’t really know what I wanted to do however I knew that it had to be something practical because the subjects I chose to study at school were practical based, as I enjoyed these more than others. So although I didn’t… Read more »

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