A visit to the Altrad Sparrows training centre provided Bridge of Don Academy pupils with skills development opportunities and sector awareness.
Senior pupils from Bridge of Don Academy visited Altrad Sparrow's OPITO-certified training centre. As part of their tour, they were allowed to use the crane simulator and also received a talk on the different career paths within Altrad Sparrows.
The pupils gained an understanding of the equipment, roles and skills that are used within the energy sector.
The opportunity to participate in crane simulator training helped pupils to improve their problem-solving skills, hand-eye coordination and confidence.
"Thank you for having us. I learned a lot - like the basics of operating a crane - and thank you for the advice for job interviews."
Senior Additional Support for Learning (ASL) pupils from Mackie Academy experienced a real-life workplace - and the diverse range of roles within it - courtesy of a visit to their local Asda store.
A tour of Brewdog provided Harlaw Academy senior pupils with an insight into lab-based job roles within the workplace.
A tour of the Aberdeen Altens Hotel gave senior phase pupils from Lochside Academy experience of a working commercial kitchen.