SSA attend DYW career inspiration day in Aberdeen

SSA were invited to take part in a career inspiration day in Aberdeen on 16th November.

30 S5 pupils from Peterhead, Fraserburgh and Portlethen Academy took part.

The first part of the day was for the pupils to engage with the employers to learn more about possible career paths. Representatives from Ernst and Young, QA Apprenticeships, Balfour Beatty, NHS Grampian and Techfest were also in attendance

Pupils then took part in a team challenge, which involved creating a future design for Union Street in Aberdeen City Centre. This gave the pupils a chance to work with pupils from other schools and engage with the industry members to help facilitate their ideas and design, it also allowed them to work on communication, team building and thinking skills.

It was great to spend a day with the group of young people, they were interested and engaged in the activities and it was a good opportunity to let them be aware of the wide range of careers available in the seafood industry.