The Challenge Scotland Project provides young people aged 16 to 19 with the opportunity to access identified community based challenges to enhance their practical and employability skills. Challenge programmes last between 4-8 weeks in duration. Support is offered at the end of the programme to progress onto a positive destination.
Young people will recieve a training allowance of £55 per week and travel costs.
6 weeks – 3 weeks training in Bridgeton centre then 3 weeks work
trial. Includes CSCS, SQA Level 4 - Health & Safety, PASMA and Abrasive Wheels.
Guaranteed 6 months employment with Construction
company on successful completion of course.
Our employability programme aims to give intensive support to young people and provide positive opportunities which will allow them to improve their skills and life chances. The course will run over a 9 month period consisting of the following;
4 Week engagement period with one to one support from keyworker
Young people will then progress on to a 4 week training programme which they may be eligible for a training allowance during, within these 4 weeks we’ll be covering a range of topics including:
Young people will recieve a training allowance of £55 per week throughout the 4 week training period and travel costs.
Young people will then be given keyworker support to reach a positive destination in line with their ambitions and choices. This may include employment, further education, training or volunteering.
Ongoing support will be given to young people to sustain their destination for a further 6 months.
(Stage 1) skills is a rolling programme accepting referrals on an on-going basis. We aim to support young people aged 16-24 develop their skills and take the first steps towards a positive future. Young people will be encouraged to explore the world of work and gain an understanding of the opportunities available to them. This provision is aimed at young people who are stage one of the strategic employability pipeline.
• Personal Development
• Independent Travel
• Confidence Building
• Practical skills for work
• Group Work
• Health and Well Being
• Work Tasters
• Explore Employment
Each young person will be allocated a key worker them to engage throughout the 4-6-week programme and set realistic and achievable goals. Their dedicated key worker will support them to apply and access suitable opportunities based on needs and abilities.
Assists young people who experience considerable disadvantage in accessing sustainable employment and comprehensive training in construction. This lasts between 6 to 12 months in total, split into learning core skills in the centre which last for 4 weeks and the rest of the time out on construction site for which they will be paid. These tasks initially may include general housekeeping/labouring duties on site, and the young person must demonstrate their ability to complete these tasks, before they may progress onto more construction based/skilled work.
Project provides a ‘holistic’ approach to overcoming
issues and barriers that Muslim and BME women face in
the employability field. The project aims to improve
self-confidence, raise aspiration by developing communication
and literacy skills though ESOL for employability classes
and an 8 week employability programme. Service also
includes one to one support for clients.
Provides a variety of opportunities to improve social support, skills development and increase independence for people with ASD and their families. Offers one-to-one information and guidance sessions. Works in partnership with other services to help them meet the needs of people with ASD.
This programme offers one to one support as well as progression to group work. The programme is delivered at the pace of the client and can include a number of personal and social development activities.
There is a bespoke approach available for all participants including personal development opportunities, employment tasters, SQA accredited qualification, first aid, the chance to try a volunteering placement based on trainee choice and many other fun activities. The course will also provide support with progression to other training opportunities as well as Employment, Education and/or Volunteering
This is a flexible programme of support for up to one year, to meet the needs of Care Experienced Young People seeking to gain employment, grow and develop a career or sustain participation in Further Education.
Through participation in this programme individuals will receive:
All trainees will undertake "Steps to Work" Award during the induction stage to assist with their personal development and build their knowledge of the basic skills that employers are looking for.
The Award aims to develop self-esteem, self-awareness and self-confidence. Candidates are encouraged to engage in learning by focusing on an area that interests them. Through practical activities, candidates can develop employability skills to help them recognise their own strengths and the contribution they can make to society.
After the induction period, young people will have the opportunity to enter a work placement (tailored to their needs and interests and dependent upon local job market). During this period the young people will still receive support from staff at Barnardo's Works to help develop and improve their employability skills. A Training allowance will be paid to those who are eligible.
EF STAGE 3
All participants will undertake a “Certificate of Work Readiness” SVQ qualification which will start during the induction stage to assist with their personal development and build their knowledge of the basic skills that employers are looking for. During work placement the participants will receive one to one support as well as attending weekly group sessions to build their portfolio and improve their employability skills. A Training allowance will be paid to those who are eligible.
Individuals will also receive Generic Training on: CV building, Interview skills and Job Search Skills.
Bridges programme provides a range of services for anyone
for whom English is second language to promote integration
through the work place.
Develop the skills and confidence you need to find the
work you would like. Practical support and advice CV and
Interview prep Job matching, Job search, Assistance
employability workshops, Job coaching.
A bespoke 10-week employability and personal development project aimed at young adults who are at risk of (re)offending, or who live in an area with a high risk of crime.
The project is delivered by Celtic FC Foundation at Celtic Park and aims to increase participation in positive activity.
Gateway to Health and Opportunity is 1 day per week project that runs for 10-weeks. We offer help to unemployed people taking the first steps back towards training, education or employment, through improving their mental and physical wellbeing.
Morning sessions are dedicated to partner workshops dealing with a wide range of topics such as employability skills, drugs and alcohol awareness, nutritional advice, etc. Then the afternoon sessions are physical activities such as tennis, badminton, boxercise, circuit training, etc.
This course is for people on the autistic spectrum who want to increase their employment prospects. It is part of a partnership between the City of Glasgow College, Glasgow City Council Supported Employment Services, Autism Network Scotland and the University of Strathclyde.
The course will run for one year from August to June, five days a week, Monday to Friday and will be based at the University of Strathclyde.
Students complete three work placements called rotations, each rotation lasts for 10 weeks. The rotations will develop skills across a range of settings including hospitality, catering, estates and support services. The working day will include classroom learning such as employability skills, job search and real-life work experiences for the full academic year.
You will be supported throughout the course by a college lecturer, a job coach and university staff. Autism Network Scotland will also offer impartial and reliable information about autism services across Scotland on resources and service providers.
Visit www.scvo.org.uk/jobs-employability/cjs/ for
vacancies. When jobs go live the information provided
includes how a young person can apply and this is either
through SDS or Job Centres (there is certain eligibility
Applications, along with this completed eligibility
document, go direct to employers who do their own
recruitment and interviewing.
SCVO manage the programme on behalf of Scottish
First step, group based activity for young people who have recently left school and who require additional support before making a successful transition into a mainstream learning or employment opportunity.
It supports all participants onto the most appropriate and supportive stage of the pipeline. Participants will have the opportunity of undertaking work with each of the participating IS Ventures over the course of their 8 week programme.
ESF First Steps programme aims to support people to develop their own skills, knowledge and confidence moving them closer to employment. This programme is suitable for young people who are facing barriers that prevent them from moving into employment such as disabilities, mental health, low skilled or no work experience. We work with a young person on a one to one basis to support transition into a positive destination. The First Steps programme activities could include independent travel, understanding the world of work, and workshops: confidence, motivation and team building.
Six week course designed to improve employability skills and chances of entering employment. Gain certification in subjects such as First Aid, Manual Handling, Health and Safety and Food.
We offer a variety of construction trades were our learners can develop practical skills in areas such as:
We offer a variety of construction trades where our learners can develop their skills, such as:
Activity Agreements are designed for young people who have disengaged from learning and are not yet ready to participate in more structured programmes. One to one support is offered by a coach who will work with the young person to design a tailored package of activities designed to develop personal and social skills. Each activity will move the young person forward and ultimately closer to the labour market. We also offer bespoke group work programmes including work tasters that are designed in response the needs of the young person.
After a positive destination has been secured, the young person will be allocated an aftercare worker who will monitor their progress for 12 months and support them back onto the employability pipeline if they become disengaged.
A programme of training which helps young people who
have learning difficulties or disabilities into employment by
provision of work experience together with accredited and
Comprises a range of inputs including
employability focused support however
other inputs include intensive.
One-to-one support and group work
sessions that focus on offending and
lifestyle choices such as use of drugs
and alcohol and outdoor activities to
develop team work skills and enhance
self-confidence and esteem.
Free, fully accessible, stimulating and fun learning.
More intensive and in-depth programmes, personal
one-to-one coaching and furthertraining opportunities.
Can also be contacted for group work, advice and
Programme which offers a contract of paid employment.
Jobs will include Modern Apprenticeships or jobs where
employers will provide nationally/industry recognised
qualifications and Core skills training
Programme which offers 3 days per week placement in a Glasgow City Council Family service area for 16 weeks and a 4 day placement in a suitable Private Sector business for 20 weeks.
Core skills training are also provided throughout the 36 week programme
Offering young people living in Glasgow the opportunity to become part of a confident and skilled coaching workforce that provides sport to the local community.
12 weeks (4 to 6 weeks in centre, 4 to 8 weeks
placement). Focus on Administration, Customer
Service, Retail and Construction but can tailor to needs
We are offering a fun, dynamic and engaging 12 week programme of creative activities aimed at inspiring and developing personal life skills, improving employability and environmental awareness.
Participants will enjoy creative activities linked to work and environment, such as recycling and reduction in landfill, and improving biodiversity.
Opportunities to consult with local communities and work with partner organisations to develop a green space/transform an urban space.
Young people will be supported to gain SQA Employability qualifications, Youth Achievement Awards, and progression onto positive destinations.
At the end of the programme, there will be a community celebration event focused on the young people's achievements.
£55 per week training allowance (plus travel costs).
Referrals can be accepted via a Skills Development Scotland careers adviser or by email@example.com / 0141 575 3001.
If you would like to know more about this or our other upcoming opportunities for young people, please get in touch.
Four days of FREE employability and financial capability training for groups of young people aged 16+, led by our amazing Opportunities Coordinator Maggie. Over a fun four days, participants will prepare for employment with sessions covering CV writing, interview techniques and application support, as well as understanding banking, budgeting, credit/debt, and consumer rights. Travel expenses will be reimbursed and lunch/refreshments provided
Tuesdays to Fridays from w/c/ 4th March 2019
Max. 10 young people per group.
Venue: The Factory, 319 Craigpark Drive, Glasgow, G31 2TB (flexible)
Participants must be 16+
Participants must have right to live and work in UK
Participants must be NEET (not in education, employment or training)
We are especially welcome disadvantaged/minority groups who meet the above eligibility criteria.
We are recruiting for Employability Fund programme based on the Certificate of Work Readiness qualification with work placement opportunity.
Clients will have the opportunity to split their time between COWR qualification, targeted sector based training and work placement with a Glasgow based employer.
The COWR qualification is SCQF level 4 and once it is fully completed (inclusive of the work placement) it will give the client 34 SCQF credit points to help with college applications and Modern apprenticeship opportunities.
Placement opportunities include Construction, Administration, Retail, Hospitality, Childcare...however we will consider clients with all job preferences and work closely with them to offer them a suitable work placement.
Excellent opportunity for on the job training, work experience and working towards a qualification.
Travel expenses paid.
A quality programme of support built on the foundations of Scotland's Employability Pipeline.
First Engagement (Stage 1)
Barrier Removal (Stage 2)
Vocational Activity (Stage 3)
Employer Engagement (Stage 4)
In Work Support (Stage 5)
Work Life Glasgow is funded by European Social Fund and delivered by Jobs & Business Glasgow
L&G Learning offer an 8week programme for both our Stage 2 and Stage 3 Employability Fund programmes. The courses consist of 4 weeks training within the Centre at L&G Learning and then 4 weeks’ work experience within their chosen vocational area. We specialise in Childcare, Adult Care, Retail and Hospitality. The 4-week training in the centre will allow time for the PVG application to return and learners will work on building their employability skills such as CV writing, interview techniques and then progressing on to look at the skills requited to work within their local area. We provide a person-centred approach and our training courses are never the same for each group.
The content of provision on stage 2 is the SQA Personal development award set at SCQF level 3, the award consists of 3 units, Practical abilities, Self & Work and Self in Community. Each of the units is project based with the individual or group selecting the appropriate topic of the project. Individual and group project topics can include but are not limited CV building, career planning, interview skills and prep, applying for college, work sector investigation, work attitudes investigation, moving on after training, health and well-being, budgeting, work placement investigation and preparation for placement. Young people will be supported to find appropriate work taster/shadowing/ voluntary positions; as the provider we will make initial contact with the potential placement provider and set up a pre placement visit. Industry sectors for placements include but are not limited to retail, administration, call centres, hair and beauty, youth work, sport and leisure, care, horticulture and the service industry. Work placements are set in the public, private and third sector. Any job search activities on stage 2 will be at the request of the individual and will be fully supported by staff through project based work on cv building, work sector exploration, work attitudes and skills, health & safety training, job search, interview preparation and mock interviews.
Employability Fund programme at 2 stages:
Stage 2 - This programme is developed to help young people build confidence, understand expectations in the workplcae and improve employability skills. The course will help particpants improve their interview techniques, create a CV, develop in the all 5 Core Skills i.e. Working with Others, Problem Solving, Information Technology, Communication and Numeracy. There will also be a work placement element attached to the programme, All suuitable particpants will achieve the following; SQA Personal Development Award (level 3), SQA Employability Award (Level 3), Introduction to Manual Handling Certificate and Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate.
Stage 3 - This programme is designed to allow young people to gain qualifications whilst attending a work placement in a real working environment. Aimed at young people who need to gain experience in a workplace. All suitable particpants will achieve the Certificate of Work Readiness (Level 4).
All work placements will take place at Fareshare, Glasgow and West of Scotland Depot and will be based around warehouse operations.
All particpants will be formally assessed and offered support through our literacy and numeracy team if required.
The moving forward project consists of two modules:
Building independence and First Steps to Employment.
Depending on the support required, the individual would
either start on Building Independence or go straight to
First Steps to Employment.
Pitstops is a large-scale partnership project between ng homes (North Glasgow Housing Association) and School of Hard Knocks (social inclusion charity). The project combines ng homes’ focus on regeneration and vision of making North Glasgow a great place to live, learn, work and invest in, with School of Hard Knocks’ well-established delivery methodology of using contact sport to engage with unemployed and disengaged members of the community.
The project aims to support participants to take steps towards becoming more ready for the world of work, or other positive destinations including college, voluntary work or healthy living. This is done through course learning, peer and staff support, and signposting to ‘pitstops’ (services that can support participants with their underlying needs and barriers).
The project will deliver eight-week personal development courses, targeted at unemployed and disengaged adults who face multiple barriers to gaining and sustaining employment, and are at stages 1 or 2 of the employability pipeline (deemed ‘not job ready’). The course combines physical fitness and rugby training with individualised personal development and employability support. The project aims to get participants more ready for the world of work and support them to take steps towards achieving positive destinations. This is done through course learning, peer and staff support.
Participants will take part in both practical rugby training as well as indoor learning and development sessions, based around employability and personal development. Our education delivery partner, Glasgow Kelvin College, will deliver the SQA Employability Award, Community Achievement Award, and a number of optional additional qualifications including First Aid, and REHIS Health and Safety. Participants will also receive personal support and pitstop support to address their personal needs and barriers to employment
Score programme aimed at 16+ unemployed with ASN.
Employability programme. Gain C&G Employability
Award, First Aid and PX2. Partick Thistle, Firhill.
ReConnect – a supported studio programme for adults with
a lived experience of mental ill health who are interested in
the visual arts.
Qualitas is an Employability Fund Training Provider currently working in North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, Glasgow, East Dumbarton, Renfrew and Inverclyde.
The qualifications available are stage 2 Employability Award (SQA) or stage 3 Certificate of Work readiness (SQA) and are fully funded by Skills Development Scotland. This involves training within our two centres based on either hairdressing or childcare with an emphasis on employability skills, confidence building, and responsibilities in the workplace as well as working as part of a team. These courses are completed over an eight week+ duration and involve placement within a salon or nursery as well as attendance at your chosen centre. This is a great opportunity which may lead to a Modern Apprenticeship.
Stage 1, 16+
Anticipated hours to suit the individual. This stage is for clients furthest away from the job market supporting them to overcome barriers and build on, or update their CV. Mostly will be 1 to 1 to start with building up to small group sessions in confidence/job search etc. Potential progressions if suitable can be stage 2 or another provider to suit their needs.
Stage 2, 16-18 year olds
Anticipated hours will arrange from 15+ per week, which will vary from minimum of two and half days to maximum of 5 days a week depending on the individual needs and progression onto work
experience. The duration of the training will again depend on individual needs from minimum 12 weeks. The work taster element of the programme is the young person can work from one to two days a week if suitable, but will not exceed 240 hours. Qualifications will be tailored to learning and development needs of the individual client. Examples are Core Skills/Employability Skills/Personal Finance Award/Rathbone One Life.
Stage 3, 16-18 and 18+ year olds.
Anticipated hours will arrange from 15 to 30 per week, this is dependent on an assessment of the individual needs and will change depending on particular qualifications that the young person will be working towards. Qualifications will be tailored to learning and development needs to the individual client. Examples are Employability Skills/Personal Finance Award. The number of hours will change when out on placement to suitability of the placement and the client . The duration of the training will again depend on individual needs from minimum 12 weeks. Some clients will be placement only dependent on suitability.
Stage 4, 18+ year olds.
Anticipated hours will be 15 hours per week. Our 6 week course is designed for clients ready to be employed. The courses are specific e.g (Care) and work trials are arranged around the existing experience and interest.
Our Refugee Support services offer one to one casework and
groupwork programmes to asylum seekers and refugees.
We enable people to mitigate the impact of crisis, develop
resilience and improve wellbeing. In particular our services
Our Restoring Family Links programmes assist people to
reconnect with loved ones that have been separated by
conflict, migration or environmental disaster. We facilitate
families to reconnect, help refugees through the process of
applying for family reunion, and provide means tested travel
assistance to refugee families who are in possession of visas.
See website for details
Carrying out focus groups and interviews with other young
people. Helping Roshni develop a strategy for engaging
minority ethnic young people. Roshni holds a Focus Group
with ME Youth People in Glasgow as part of our Youth
Leadership Project’s consultation. Let’s Young People give
back to community, voicing opinions and great experience
and character building.
Stage 1 / 2 NTSF: Provision is engagement activity aimed at improving Health and Wellbeing and Soft Skills in young people and supporting them to overcome multiple barriers they may have through the medium of sporting activity with additional light touch Personal Development support, to enable them to begin the journey through the employability pipeline as and when they are ready.
Stage 2: Personal Development 10 week Academy is aimed at individuals who are furthest from the labour market and have multiple barriers to moving on. We will deliver these academies as Employability Fund activity. Street League engages individuals through a structured programme of education, football and fitness. Our aim is to challenge attitudes, increase confidence, set goals and explore options for progression, offering one to one support and guidance. We ensure that individual and physically active every day, improving their motivation, contribution and preparing them for appropriate progression in line with their needs and choices. The course includes SQA Personal Development Award at SCQF Level 3, as well as some work exposure.
Stage 3 Generic Sport Employability Fund Programmes will be 6 weeks in centre followed by 4 weeks on Work Placement and Caseload Management Work to identiftfy exit routes into next Progressions Destination. Alongside the Sport anf Fitness on offer as part of the daily / weekly activity, this course is more Employability focused, with the creation of CV's, Mock Interviews, Employer Visits to Academies, CV Drops, attending Careers Fayres, College Open Days and more. Stage 3 Course also comprises various SQA Awards at SCQF Level 4, including Wellbeing, Steps to Work and Employability Awards.
Stage 3 Certificate of Work Readiness Programmes will be 4 weeks in centre, participating in Sporting activity as well as having a bigger focus on Employability and possibly being Sector Specific workshops to get them ready for SQA endorsed Work Placement part of the academy. This is followed by 6 weeks on work placement. CoWR Award at SCQF Level 4
Stage 1 – the inov8 programme is a stage one plus lead in programme that is designed to support young people prepare for structured training. This programme is focused on life skills and social responsibility and uses innovative techniques to engage and inspire young people. The programme is delivered from Swamp creative media centre which is equipped with a 72-track recording studio, State of the art Film Studio, Apple equipped ITC suite, Arts and animation rooms and various breakout space.
Stage 2 – Swamp use digital media technology as a tool to deliver the stage 2 employability programme. The young people are challenged to identify a local employer and approach them with a proposal to develop a marketing strategy for their business. During their time on the programme the young people will also participate in mock interviews, CV creation roles and responsibilities for employment, development of application forms, job search, college applications and volunteering opportunities. The programme is currently delivered over a 10-week period however this may be extended for anything up to 16-weeks depending on the requirements of the young people and their progression rate whilst participating within the programme. All young people receive an allowance of £55+ travel costs and will attend Swamp on a Monday Tuesday and Friday. Young people will be working towards an SCQF level 3/4 qualification in personal development and first steps to employment.
Stage 3 - First 4-6 weeks before progressing onto a work placement. During this time they will work towards achieving level 4. Certificate of Work Readiness Qualification completing this during their time on placement. Placement will be 6-8 weeks over 4 days and one day in centre.
Trainees receive a training allowance of £55 plus travel cost.
The Development Awards programme provides grants of up to £500 (although please note averages vary according to regional budgets) to help young people aged 14-30 overcome barriers in to education, training or work.
The aim of the grant is to remove the financial barrier that would otherwise prevent a young person from moving into the opportunity, for example – a suit for an interview, course fees, travel to work in the first month of employment, kit such as Personal Protection Equipment for a job or fees for a training programme required for employment.
The Prince’s Trust Explore Enterprise Programme is for unemployed and under employed young people aged 18-30 who want to explore the idea of becoming self-employed. You might already have a business idea in mind or simply want to find out more.
The first stage is a 4-day Explore Enterprise course where you can take part in interactive workshops covering:
Following the four day workshop we can then match you with a Business Mentor to continue to develop your business idea. We also offer support in the form of grants and low cost business loans. If self-employment turns out not to be the right option for you, we can support you to secure other outcomes in employment, education, training or voluntary work with the aid of a Progression Mentor.
Programme begins with a 5-day Access course.
It’s specifically designed for young people who may have struggled with more structured programmes and is delivered using challenging and adventurous activities, including a few days away from home at an outdoor residential venue where young people can do abseiling, gorge walking etc.
They then choose from a wide variety of Follow On courses to develop personal and social skills that are practiced in a range of relevant life situations as the young person moves through the programme.
Get into course are employability focused running
between 4 to 6 weeks generally and cover themes
such as retail, security, cooking, hospitality, care,
construction and customer service. Following on from the intensive training, most courses offer guaranteed interview and opportunities of employment thereafter. We provide on-going support to make sure the young person settles into work, or to help with job
applications if the course does not offer a direct
outcome, and we have a dedicated outcomes team who will work one to one to make sure everyone gains their next steps.
These are short, motivating programmes of one week which engage young people through themes such as sport, music, the environment or media, and uses these activities as a vehicle for personal development.
Get Started culminates in a final challenge such as a performance or sports coaching session, when the group brings together the skills they have learned as well as a celebration to showcase their learning. The programme offers a unique mix of high quality sport, environment or media provision, informal
accredited learning and soft skills development
A 12-week programme of personal development, supporting mainly NEET young people to develop their confidence, motivation and skills through
teamwork, this includes a week long residential as well as a community based project and work placement to move young people closer to employment.
Our Glasgow partners are Glasgow Clyde College (Langside and Anniesland Campus), Maryhill Community Halls, and City of Glasgow
Pre-apprenticeship training courses in Construction, Early Year & Business Administration/Digital Marketing. All courses focus on Employability Skills, Personal Development, Industry Training and Experiential Learning. On completion of training TIGERS will source a suitable work placement to gain valuable hands on experience within your industry leading to MA or job opportunities. All training and work experience will lead to the completion of both SQA accredited qualifications and industry specific certification within your industry. TIGERS have a host employer model within construction a company Carillion who provides Modern Apprenticeship opportunities in Groundwork throughout the year.
Venture Scotland offers an outdoor-based personal development programme which works with vulnerable young people aged 16-30 who face complex and difficult problems. We build the confidence and skills of young people and aim to empower each individual we work with to make positive and lasting changes in their lives and play a positive role in their communities.
The course is split into four modules: Challege, Discover, Explore and Leader. Each involves regular and frequent one-to-one support, structured group work and mentoring sessions aimed at addressing key areas of personal and social development, including communication skills, confidence, attitude, responsibility, problem solving and teamwork.
We believe that by helping a young person to increase their capacity in these areas, we can enable them to tackle the barriers that are holding them back and help them to build a positive future. The amount of regular contact our programme enables between our staff, volunteers and young people enable strong bonds to be formed where young people's behaviour can be challenged in a supportive environment.
Venture trust uses the outdoor environment as a tool to elicit change in young people. Young people are supported by an Outreach Worker within the community who will build a relationship with and prepare them to attend an 8-day wilderness journey in the Scottish Highlands with a maximum group size of 12 participants.
Following this intensive Wilderness Journey, where young people will be involved in various outdoor and personal development focused activates (including goal-setting, action planning and group roles) their Outreach Worker will re-engage and support them for a period of up to 12 months. The main focus of this phase of the programme is to support the young person into appropriate further education, training, volunteering and employment opportunities.
5-week Employability and Volunteering course.
Parrticipants can gain an SQA Employability Award Level 4 and experience a range of taster volunteering opportunities. This is a good introduction into how volunteering can improve your employability and improve your skills and confidence.
WorkingRite, in partnership with Glen Oaks, New Gorbals,
Sanctuary, Rosehill and Southside housing associations
deliver a work-based training programme for
young people struggling to find work by themselves.
We individually match each young person to a
small or medium sized business for a work
placement lasting around 16 weeks.
Trainees are matched carefully according to their
interests, personality and abilities. All our young
people receive on-the-job training, mentoring, a
weekly training allowance and on-going support.
In partnership with the Dumbarton Road Corridor Youth Project (DRC), the Project will provide over 100 young people from across North West Glasgow with initial engagement sessions with the DRC Youth Engagement team followed by a tailored induction and mentored work placement of up to twelve weeks with WorkingRite Project Coordinators.
The Pathfinder Project is an 18 month project (2016-18), funded through the Integrated Grant Fund (IGF). It is the largest project of its kind in North West Glasgow. The grant was provided with the intention of reducing the level of offending and is part of the North West Sector Youth Employment Programme. This has furthered our expertise in working with those young people ‘most at risk’.
YCSA Programme lengths vary from 1 off Information sessions eg intro to Enterprise, workers rights to short engagement activities & thematic’s which might run between 4-8wks on a session basis.
Participants can self refer or can be referred from an agency by phone or introduction appointment.
1 to 1 support is available on request & covers a wide range of Progression / Employability support depending on participant needs.
13 week programme delivered 1 day per week on a Monday designed especially for young women and delivered in a female only group. Empowering Pathways consists of different modules:
> Creative - Lifebooks
> Gender based - Empowering Women
> “Interactive - Its Your Glasgow”
> Its Your Parliament.
From Young Enterprise Scotland in partnership with
Skapade, the course is open to people aged 16 to 30
with an interest in Music, Djing, Events Management
and who would like to pursue a career in this industry.
In addition to the practical workshops - delivered by
industry professionals, the learners will enhance their
employability skills, organisational and communication
skills using the Enterprise Life and Work Programme
delivered by Young Enterprise Scotland.