Thousands of young people across the Falkirk Council area received their exam results on 04 August 2020. If you are one of them and you need help to understand your choices, we've listed a number of ways you can access support and advice.


The free* helpline from Scotland's career service offers advice, information and support for young people and their parents and carers.

The dedicated Results Helpline will be open:

Dates Times
Tuesday 04 August 2020 08:00 to 20:00
Wednesday 05 August 2020 08:00 to 20:00
Thursday 06 August 2020 09:00 to 17:00
Friday 07 August 2020 09:00 to 17:00
Monday 10 August 2020 09:00 to 17:00
Tuesday 11 August 2020 09:00 to 17:00
Wednesday 12 August 2020 09:00 to 17:00

*operator charges may apply

Careers advice and support

The skilled professionals manning the phones 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.


There's also lots of support on Scotland's careers website, My World of Work.

To get in touch with the helpline via Facebook go to

Help for parents and carers

Parents and carers can also head over to for information on jobs in demand in Scotland and tips on handling career conversations at results time.

Useful links