Support into employment

Employability Training

No One Left Behind Stage 2 - Pre Employment Training

The Stage 2 pre-employment training provides individuals with employability training through a blended learning approach of face to face sessions and virtual training.

The training runs for approximately 10 weeks for a minimum of two days per week.

Individuals have the opportunity to obtain accredited qualifications in employability, personal development, core skills and / or customer care.

A short work taster placement may also be offered during the training where appropriate.

No One Left Behind Stage 3 - Work Experience

The Stage 3 work experience provides individuals the opportunity to gain eight weeks experience in a real working environment.

Work experience placements are 24-30 hours per week. During this time, individuals have the opportunity to gain employability based qualifications along with valuable work based skills.

Stage 3 is delivered throughout the Scottish Borders.


  • Not in education, training or employment 
  • Living in the Scottish Borders
  • Motivated and committed
  • Willing to participate in work experience

Qualifications offered at SCQF Level 3 or 4

Stage 2

  • Employability
  • Core skills
  • Personal development
  • Customer care

Stage 3:

  • Practical workplace skills

Individuals aged 16-18 may be entitled to a weekly training allowance and individuals may be entitled to help with travel expenses.

For more information or application details, contact our Employment Support Service.