My career options

Learn more about yourself, explore your options and find the career that's right for you


Thinking about what subjects to take at school? We can help you with the decision.

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Things which make you happy, that you can spend hours doing. These are your interests. But how do they relate to your career?

Strengths are things you’re naturally good at. If you’re good at something, you’ll find it easier. That means you’ll feel more confident and engaged, and you'll perform better. Sound good?

Your skills can help you choose the career that’s right for you.

Career paths

It makes sense to think about how you’d like to work when you're deciding on a career. From self-employment to home working, flexible hours and shifts, we explore the options.

Changes in careers

Whether it's redundancy, changes or career progression, what matters most is understanding how to make the right decisions. From new jobs to unexpected twists and turns, be prepared for change throughout your working life.

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Feeling confident is important not just in your career, but in every part of your life.

Need some support? Discover how coaching and mentoring could help you reach your career goals.

Find your nearest Skills Development Scotland centre.