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Skills Development Scotland at Barrhead Foundry

Skills Development Scotland offer careers advice and guidance for people looking for work.

Come talk to us

If you're looking for that first job, a new career, or don't know what you want, our friendly career coaching is entirely free.

Drop in to Skills Development Scotland careers centre on the first floor of Barrhead Foundry for free, expert career information. Get advice and guidance to help you reach your potential, today.

If you're looking for a job, we can help you:

  • Apply for opportunities
  • Complete application forms/build a CV
  • With what to expect from an interview
  • Find out about recruitment events.

Our expert Careers Advisers can also help you:

  • Discover what you're good at and uncover a wide range of jobs that could suit you
  • Information on the training and skills needed for the career that's right for you
  • Help plan your next steps.

Pop in and see us. You can also call us on 0141 577 8547 or find your local centre at:


My World of Work

My World of Work gives you the help you need for the career you want.

The award-winning web service is a sector leader in online careers information and advice.

It is packed with top tips, tools, advice and resources for you to use at any stage of your education or working life - whether it's choosing subjects, getting advice on what's next after exams, putting together a CV, preparing for an interview or searching for a job, course or apprenticeship.

You'll also find a wide range of job profiles offering behind-the-scenes glimpses into careers linked to up-to-date information on related salary rates, qualifications needed to get started and opportunities within the sector, including a look at future job trends.

In the parents section you'll find clear, relevant advice on supporting young people at big decision times.

Teachers can also take advantage of the specially developed classroom activities supporting career education in schools.

Throughout My World of Work, Skills Development Scotland's expert careers advisers offer unique insights on a whole host of subjects.

Whether people are accessing this careers expertise at home, work or their mobile, My World of Work will give the same level of service across devices.

For more information visit:


The council employability service, Work EastRen is also based at Barrhead Foundry:


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