Skills Scotland Aberdeen 2019

  • November 11, 2019
  • November 12, 2019
  • P&J Live
  • November 11, 2019 (5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
  • November 12, 2019 (9:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Skills Scotland Aberdeen is the one-stop-shop for career opportunities in the region. The event will host a wide range of employers offering apprenticeships in key industry sectors and universities and colleges will be on hand to discuss further and higher education options.

Come along to this free event for the opportunity to learn through experiences. With plenty of demonstrations and hands-on activities, you will be able to focus on areas of interest, as well as feel encouraged to explore different routes into a vast range of career opportunities.


P&J Live at TECA


North East Scotland College will have representatives from a range of subject areas at four stands – don’t forget to visit them all!

Get Skilled Stand 4

Throughout the event Science and Computing teams will be presenting a number of different activities for visitors to experience.  So don’t just visit once – keep coming back to try something new!

  • The Science of Taste
  • Experience physics in action as a bike wheel defies gravity
  • Non-Newtonion fluid – experience dancing gloop
  • Our hidden world – examine the tiny creatures that are all around us
  • Our essential organs – race against the clock to assemble a human’s internal body
  • Oculus rift – the ultimate virtual reality experience
  • 3D printing – see what our students have produced!
  • Lego Mindstorm
  • Rubic cube solving robot – can you beat the robot!!
  • Dancing robot
  • Raspberry pi based Network challenge – solve the networking puzzle and get a certificate
  • Guess the PC parts – how many parts can you name and will you top the leader board?

Stand 24: Be an Apprentice – and get hired!

  • Information and advice on Foundation and Modern Apprenticeships.

Stand 26: Get fit inside and out!

  • Join the sports team, get on the bike and see just how fit you are
  • With Christmas party season on its way, learn some new techniques as you watch hairdressing students create the perfect seasonal styles.
  • Join staff and media students for the latest NESCol news and join our reporters as they post today’s events