Ready for your next step?

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is still here to support you. If you’re unemployed or if you’re concerned about loss of earnings or job security, we can provide one-to-one career information, advice and guidance. To speak to an adviser please call 0800 917 8000. Our helpline is open Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. You can also find information on My World of Work.   

Whether you're looking for work or training, or planning a career change, My World of Work can help.

Start with our Strengths tool. It'll help you understand more about what you do well and what you enjoy – meaning you'll be able to make informed decisions.

Know what you want to do?

We can guide you on the way – whether that's through learning or training, or getting a job. 

With our help, you can:

Register for a My World of Work account and get started.

Speak to a careers adviser

We have careers adviser throughout the country ready to offer guidance.

They can help you with:

  • Job seeking skills
  • Searching for the latest apprenticeship information
  • Writing your CV
  • Interview techniques
  • Understanding what the local jobs market is like

Speak to an adviser by calling 0800 917 8000. Our helpline is open Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm.

Start using the Strengths tool

Find out what you do well, what you do often and what you enjoy, and discover what jobs could suit you.