Luxury Scottish retailer The House of Bruar has become the latest Perthshire business to partner with Pitlochry High School as part of its commitment to the Developing Our Young Workforce initiative. Secondary pupils from Pitlochry High School will benefit from invaluable work-based learning opportunities, including work experience, to help them develop their skills in a […]

Young people benefiting from a £500,000 workforce initiative in Perth and Kinross have met Deputy First Minister and Perthshire North MSP John Swinney to discuss the strategy. Blairgowrie High School pupils Andrew McFarlane and Callum Ritchie discussed the benefits of partnerships between education and employers to help young people get vital work experience. They took […]

Last week, Balfour Beatty and Perth and Kinross Council, led students at local schools in Perth in a three day practical exercise to build and test scale models of a 15 metre cable-stayed bridge, provided by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) regional education team. The popular year-round event, ‘Bridges to Schools’, aims to promote […]

There is a growing skills gap for Construction employers in the Perth & Kinross area. The sector has been identified by Skills Development Scotland as one of the fastest growing sectors over the next eight years. Locally, a range of factors has also meant that Perth & Kinross has secured a large number of construction […]