Support into employment

Employability Fund - Stage 2

We are contracted by Skills Development Scotland to deliver this programme through 12 week training programme for ages 16+. 

Eligibility

  • Aged 16 and over
  • Not in education, training or employment
  • Wanting to progress onto a positive destination
  • Motivated and committed
  • Willing to participate in work experience (where applicable)
  • Realistic and open minded in thinking about a range of job opportunities
  • Living in the Scottish Borders

How it works

  • Delivering a 12 week training programme, minimum 15hrs per week
  • Covering various locations in the Scottish Borders
  • Short work experience will be offered towards the end of the programme

Qualifications offered

SCQF Level 3 or 4 in:

  • Employability
  • Core skills
  • Personal development
  • Skills for Customer Care

Individuals may be paid a Young Person's Allowance of £55 and will receive help with travelling expenses.

For further information or application details please contact the Employment Support Service.