School leavers

At Glengormley High we have excellent links with local employers, training agencies, colleges and universities. Whenever we receive information about a new opportunity for our school leavers we will post it here.

NIE Electrical Engineering Apprenticeships

NIE are offering school leavers the opportunity to apply for their apprenticeship programme Training is provided by their experienced training instructors and we have a history of providing jobs and career progression on the successful completion of apprentice training.

Each year they recruit apprentices for one or more of these roles depending on our business requirements.  This year they are currently looking for Electrician (Metering) Apprentices

During the two year programme all apprentices will work towards achieving a nationally recognised qualification alongside gaining new technical and practical skills.

Selection will be by application form, aptitude testing, practical assessment centre and interview.

For more information or to apply: https://www.nienetworks.co.uk/careers/apprentice-training-programme

Online applications open from Monday 27 January through to 4pm on Friday, 21 February 2020. Early applications are encouraged.

Mivan Apprenticeship Opportunity

Apprenticeship Opportunity

Mivan are currently recruiting for Apprentice Joiners through the Apprentice Navigators Programme, our new student engagement initiative. A Mivan Apprenticeship is an excellent opportunity to start your career and earn while you learn. You will gain NVQ Level 2 and 3 qualifications working on exciting global projects while developing a range of skills to become a qualified joiner.

If you are interested in finding out more about our Apprentice Navigators Programme please come along to our open evening on Thursday 5th    March 2020 from 3.30pm to 5.30pm at our premises on Greystone Road, Antrim.

The evening will include presentations, a tour of our facilities and the opportunity to talk to current Mivan apprentices and employees.

Mivan Apprentice Open Night A5

Former pupils visit the Maths Department

On Friday 22nd June former pupils Anna O’Connor and Katie Diven called in for a visit. Anna is studying Sociology with criminology at UUJ and Katie is completing an accountancy apprenticeship with PWC.

The girls said

I miss school, I really miss it, I miss the routine, sixth year were the best years, we had such close relationships with our teachers.

Nicholson Bass are recruiting apprentices

Nicholson Bass is now in the process of recruiting apprentices for their plant in Mallusk, they are part of the Bradley group which currently operates factories in Belfast, Isle of Man and Liverpool.


The vision at Nicholson Bass is to become the biggest and best printer in Ireland. This is an exciting role for any young driven individual who wishes to pursue a career within the printing industry.


This would suit school leavers from the age of 16-18. Nicholson Bass are looking to employ 5 individuals in our Mallusk factory, for further information contact Mr Glen Miskimmon on 02890 342433 or by email gmiskimmin@nicholsonbass.com.

Closing date for these roles would be 22/06/18.

Summer Volunteering with Bright Young things

Are you 16+, interested in drama, theatre, performing arts or teaching ? Looking for something to do over the summer? Bright Young Things provides award-winning drama workshops designed to build Confidence, Communication, Creativity and vital social skills, through the power of drama.



In Summer 2018 they will be hosting a series of camps at 17 locations. They are looking for enthusiastic volunteers for each of the camps this summer and ongoing volunteering and training opportunities beyond this.


To apply just register your interested at https://goo.gl/forms/jFuIOmBm9AOldd392

Year 14 Higher Education Courses at Belfast Met

Belfast Met have a number of Level 5 courses with places available:

C5152 101F PEARSON BTEC LEVEL 5 HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN ENGINEERING (ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING)
C5156 101F Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Music
C5160 102F Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Creative Media Production(Visual Effects)
C5160 103F Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Creative Media Production(Journalism)
C5160 105F Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Creative Media Production (Motion Graphics)
C6017 101F BSc(Hons) Fashion Management – Validated by the Open University Subject to Approval
C5152 101F PEARSON BTEC LEVEL 5 HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN ENGINEERING (ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING)
C5156 101F Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Music
C5160 102F Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Creative Media Production(Visual Effects)
C5160 103F Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Creative Media Production(Journalism)
C5160 105F Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Creative Media Production (Motion Graphics)
C6017 101F BSc(Hons) Fashion Management