What's happening this week on My World of Work

The latest advice and news about careers, learning and training

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Getting to grips with part-time work

We asked careers adviser Graeme Barrett about the options for your child.

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Weave your way to a career in textiles

We take a look at opportunities working in the Scottish textile industry.

Competence definition

Of course you’re competent

An expert explains how to answer competency-based questions at an interview or on an application form.

Mechanic's hand covered in oil holding a wrench.

Get your hands dirty

We’ve compiled a list of our favourite dirty jobs – and highlight the pros (and the cons) of mucking in.

Typewriter and paper

Cross out the cliches

UCAS tell us how they suss out less than original personal statements and reveal the most overused openers.

My Account

Create an account and find the right career advice, tools and information for you.

Modern Apprenticeships

All the information you need on how to become a Modern Apprentice.

SDS Individual Learning Accounts

Did you know you could be eligible for up to £200 towards the cost of learning?

Weekly poll

It’s been announced that Toy Story 4 is on the cards. Which of these other sequels are you looking forward to most?