Support for Armed Forces leavers and veterans

Take the next step in your career

Leaving the Armed Forces is a big life change - for you, your spouse/partner and your children. As you consider your career options, it’s important to assess all the information available to get ready to face challenges and find the right job.

That’s where My World of Work comes in. We can provide information and advice to help you decide the best route for you, and how to get there.

Transition from the Armed Forces to a civilian career with our support. Register for an account and we can help you:

  1. Understand your interests, strengths and skills and how they can help with career choices
  2. Learn about the jobs and skills that are in demand
  3. Find courses, training and funding options
  4. Search and apply for a job
  5. Build a CV
  6. Prepare for interviews

The transition process 

Depending on your length of service, you’ll be offered a support programme from the Career Transition Partnership, who'll begin your resettlement and prepare you for the civilian job market.

Whether you've completed resettlement and need more guidance, or you're a veteran looking for a career change - we can help at every stage of your journey. 

Talk to us

Get free, impartial career information, advice and guidance from our careers advisers.

Call us on 0800 917 8000 or drop into one of our centres.

Don’t forget, as Scotland’s national careers service, we’re here to support everyone  – and that includes you and your family. 


Skills you need to succeed 

Alongside online tools and information, we offer funding to help you train and improve your skills.

You could get up to £200 towards a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA). Search for courses and apply online. 

Need help with reading, writing or numbers? The Big Plus can help. We’ll put you in touch with a free local tutor. You’ll learn in a relaxed and friendly way and can even work towards qualifications in English, Maths and IT – giving you proof of your new skills for your CV.