School Leaver Jobs and Apprenticeships in Edinburgh

Edinburgh has the strongest economy of any UK city outside of London and it's a testament to just how the city operates in that 43% of the population are qualified to degree level or above. This isn't to say that there is no room for those seeking school leaver jobs or apprenticeships, far from it, and you will find a diverse range of industries in the city that all have a need for regular influxes of apprentices and trainees.

Banking and Finance is the big employer in the city, with the likes of Bank of Scotland located in the city (which makes sense given that Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland) as well as Standard Life, Tesco Bank, Scottish Widows and Virgin Money. In short if you're looking to get into accountancy and finance then Edinburgh is the place to be. Alongside this industry is the tourism that you would expect for a city that has claim to being a World Heritage Site, and it is also a centre for law and legal companies.

On NotGoingToUni you can find extensive listings for Edinburgh school-leavers, college students and junior professionals. You can sort by job type or UK region using the search box above or take a look at our featured vacancies below. Our list of jobs and opportunities changes regularly as new companies and institutions join NotGoingToUni, or as existing partners add new roles and vacancies. The best way to keep up-to-date with the opportunities that are perfect for you is to create your own account http://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/register and keep your profile updated

To give you an idea of the sort of Edinburgh apprenticeships available here is a selection of companies that regularly work with us at a local and national level:

  • Starbucks looking for barista apprenticeships
  • Fitness Instructor with Waldorf Astoria Hotels
  • Accountancy apprenticeship with RSM Tenon
  • Apprentice sales advisor with EE.
  • plus many more

Apprenticeships and school leaver vacancies in Edinburgh at NotGoingToUni: regularly updated lists of the latest opportunities from employers and colleges throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Jump start your career in finance while getting a world-recognised professional qualification.  APR will fund your study and provide professional work experience at a range of our clients across the…

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This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join an exciting and vibrant company. Apply now and don't delay! You will be working for?A start up software development company who create…

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Employer DescriptionThis is an international consultancy and project management firm specialise in sustainable development projects worldwide. Since 1973 they have successfully completed over 900 projects…

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Our client is both an award winning registered provider of social care services and a social care recruiter.Established in April 2006 and run by professionally qualified staff They have built a reputation…

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Employer DescriptionDo you love technology?Are you passionate about IT and want to keep up to date with the latest technologies? Our client has its Head Office in Western Edinburgh where the job role will…

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This is fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join an exciting and vibrant company, to have the opportunity to work with experienced employees and develop your future career. Apply now!…

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This is fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join an exciting and vibrant company, to have the opportunity to work with experienced employees and develop your future career. Apply now!…

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Vacancy Overview: Every McDonald’s customer should have a brilliant experience each time they visit. As an Apprentice Crew Member, you’ll make it happen! Get trained to the highest standards…

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If you' re flexible, hardworking and committed to making the most of your talents, there' s no telling what you could achieve with us. Apply now! You will be working for...The Scottish Courts and Tribunals…

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This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting and vibrant environment. Here, you get to earn and learn. Apply now! You will be working for?A company that provides solutions that enable automotive…

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Our client is based in the South of Edinburgh at the Gyle andis one of the largest vehicle repair group in Scotland, services include all vehicle repairs, paint work, panel work and mechanical work. A…

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With pubs, bars and restaurants across the UK, Mitchells & Butlers has apprenticeships as tasty as the food we serve. Every moment is a chance to prove yourself with plenty of room for progression.…

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Employer DescriptionWould you like to work for one of the worlds largest semi-conductor firms?They are a market leader in their field and are a leading technology innovator.This firm has offices around…

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Employer DescriptionWould you like to work for one of the worlds largest semi-conductor firms?They are a market leader in their field and are a leading technology innovator.This firm has offices around…

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Are you a compassionate and caring individual with a can-do attitude? Care UK have a fantastic opportunity for a Care Assistant Apprentice.

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This is a fantastic opportunity for a young person to start a career in the facilities management and learn &work with experienced professionals. Apply now! You will be working for...A world-class…

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Job specification: Key Responsibilities: You would be supervised and supported by our service manager and the rest of the team while carrying out tasks such as: Answering telephone calls from customers…

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Employer DescriptionThis is a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice with an interest in the property sector to join an established and growing firm at a really exciting time.Do you like dogs?There is…

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