St. Machar and Lochside Academies celebrated the success of 32 young people participating in Aberlour Scotland’s Children’s Charity Skills for Work in Early Education and Childcare programme. Aberlour Futures’ is an SQA accredited centre, delivering training for the childcare workforce in Aberdeen City and Shire. The Skills for Work programme is funded by Aberdeen City Council with the aim of enabling young people to make a positive choice to work with children.
The young people celebrated their achievement at Aberlour’s SVQ Awards event at the Town House on 20th June. Also featured are young people achieving Modern Apprenticeships in Social Services (Children & Young People).
The Skills for Work certificates were presented by Hannah Morrison, who through participating in the Skills for Work programme at St. Machar Academy, gained a Modern Apprenticeship at Bright Horizon’ Nursery, Great Western Road, Aberdeen. Hannah has been exemplary in engaging with vocational education in school leading to her MA achievement which is a terrific starting point for her future career.