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Exam results helpline will provide support


By Kyle Ritchie

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Young people in the north-east will have access to information, advice and support when the Skills Development Scotland (SDS) exam results helpline opens on Tuesday.

Careers advisers will be on hand to discuss next steps with young people receiving their results and to provide more information to parents and carers who are keen to understand the choices available.

The helpline will be available from 8am to 8pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, and from 9am to 5pm weekdays from Thursday until Wednesday, August 14. The number to call is 0808 100 8000.

Skills Development Staff will be on hand from 8am on Tuesday to help young people who have received their exam results.
Skills Development Staff will be on hand from 8am on Tuesday to help young people who have received their exam results.

James Russell, Skills Development Scotland’s director of career information, advice and guidance operations, said: “If your results aren’t what you expected don’t panic, you have lots of options.

“Skills Development Scotland is Scotland’s career service and our experienced advisers are here to help you and your parents and carers with information on all the options and opportunities available to you.”

Young people can also get in contact with the helpline via Facebook or Twitter.

Results information and advice is also available on Scotland’s careers website My World of Work.


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