DG Employment TAP – Directory of Services

DG TAP’s directory of Services provides information on services like training, job searches, health, money advice and others for all age groups as well as information from schools, partners and services working to support the development of skills for life, skills for learning and skills for work in our young people. You can search for services by category, age or pipeline stage.

Agencies wishing to refer a client to the DGTAP service should download and complete the form below.

Completed forms should be sent to ESS.referrals@dumgal.gov.uk

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Opportunities where appropriate for clients to take part in volunteering projects. Working towards ASDAN employability qualification. Course includes applying for a job, customer service, health and safety in the workplace, learning through work experience, maintaining work standards,...

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Mhairi Ross, Fiona Dalgleish
  • 2 Back Rampart
    High St
    Stranraer
    DG9 7LW
  • 77-79 Friars Vennel
    Dumfries
    DG1 2RF
  • 01387 256310
  • 01776 700973

We work with people who are offenders, ex-offenders and those at risk of offending, to give them the necessary skills to change their behaviour and lead fulfilling lives.  Support can be one-to-one or in a group setting.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement
Contact:
Mhairi Ross, Fiona Dalgleish
  • 2 Back Rampart
    High St
    Stranraer
    DG9 7LW
  • 77-79 Friars Vennel
    Dumfries
    DG1 2RF
  • 01387 256310
  • 01776 700973

The Bridge to Employment Project has three strands; employability skill development, work experience, and social enterprise. Specifically for young people in Stewartry who have Autism Spectrum conditions and similar learning difficulties.

Age:
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Stewartry
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Andrew Margerison, Heather Molloy
  • Daar Road
    Kirkcudbright
    Kirkcudbrightshire
    DG6 4JG
  • 01557339260
  • 07548105140

FIRST AID:
To develop self -awareness and confidence. To raise awareness of being part of a community / society. To develop a sense of responsibility. To be more resilient as individuals and to learn practical first aid skills. Introductory discussion around barriers which prevent someone...

Age:
  • School S3
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Kate Till
  • North Lodge
    Nith Bank
    Dumfries
    DG1 2RZ
  • 01387 739852
  • 077935 15191

Our team work with service users in achieving agreed outcomes, no time limit is set, as the amount and duration of the service may vary with need. Recognition is taken of the need to build sustainability and independence when working with people who use the service.
Working with a range of...

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Carron Alison
  • Capability Scotland Dumfries & Galloway
    Nithbank
    Dumfries
    DG1 2SD
  • 01387 244463
  • 01387 244481

We offer specialist advice, information, assessment and support; One to one and group facilitation to enable physically disabled people to identify and work towards outcomes to enhance and improve social inclusion.

We work with people with physical disabilities to identifying existing...

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement
Contact:
Carron Alison
  • Capability Scotland Dumfries & Galloway
    Nithbank
    Dumfries
    DG1 2SD
  • 01387 244463
  • 01387 244481

In work training and support. We provide SVQs in Health and Social Care from level 2 up to Leadership and Management Level 4.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Barbara Radcliffe
  • First Floor Office
    Dumfries Enterprise Park
    Tinwald Downs Road
    Dumfries
    DG1 3SJ
  • 01387 249411

We provide training mainly in care and support activities although some of our training is suitable for any business, for example, First Aid, Moving and Handling, Supervision/Appraisal, some management courses. We do training for unemployed people who would like to be carers and training for...

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Barbara Radcliffe
  • First Floor Office
    Dumfries Enterprise Park
    Tinwald Downs Road
    Dumfries
    DG1 3SJ
  • 01387 249411

Support with CV's, job searches and job applications; Training and support in computer skills.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Stewartry
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Jackie Williams
  • Cotton Street
    Castle Douglas
    DG7 1AJ
  • 01556 503167

Obtain a Construction Skills card for labourerers, we also offer training for trades qualified who just require an update or new card.

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry, Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Sheila Mogg
  • The Hub
    24-26 Friars vennel
    Dumfries
    DG1 2RL
  • 07908251347

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