Tuesday 18th August 2020
Thousands of young people can access dedicated support Skills Development Scotland’s (SDS) Results Helpline.
The free* helpline from Scotland’s career service offers advice, information and guidance for young people and their parents.
James Russell, SDS Director of Career Information, Advice & Guidance Operations.
“This is an unprecedented year for results and we understand that may cause more worry than normal. Our advisers are here to help you and your parents and carers with information on all the options and opportunities on offer.”
The dedicated Results Helpline will be available until Friday 28 August, from 9am to 5pm, on weekdays.
The number to call is 0808 100 8000.
SDS advisers are at the end of the phone to help young people and their parents and carers.
The skilled professionals have access to information on course vacancies at UK colleges and universities, Confirmation and Clearing, advice about Modern, Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships and jobs, volunteering or staying on at school.
If you cannot use a telephone and need a different way to contact the Results Helpline, you can direct message at facebook.com/myworldofwork.
This may help if you:
• are deaf, or have hearing loss
• use British Sign Language (BSL)
• have a speech, language or communication need
• have difficulty using the telephone
BSL users can also use Contact Scotland BSL. You can use their app to sign with an interpreter who will make the phone call for you.
*operator charges may apply