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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We currently offer modern Apprenticeships in Retail, Customer Service and Business Administration at levels 2 and 3.
Our Assessors come out to your workplace and help you or your staff gain qualifications relevant to your organisation in the above occupational areas.
This is beneficial to the person who achieves the qualification and also to your organisation to grow your staff.

Age:
  • 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

CITB is the industry training board providing funding for apprenticeships within construction. We are also the sector skills council and as a construction careers adviser my role involves a variety of talks around entering the industry plus team-building activities, links to employers for site...

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Irene Lang
  • 4 Fountain Avenue
    Inchinnan
    PA4 9RQ
  • 077 7468 5705

Community Jobs Scotland (CJS) provides jobs for unemployed young people aged 16 - 29. The jobs are with third sector organisations and deliver community benefit. The jobs are for up to 1 year. The programme specifically targets care-experienced young people, carers, young people with disabilities, young people with convictions and early service leavers from the armed forces. Referral to the programme is through DWP or SDS.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Francis Harkin
  • Brunswick House
    51 Wilson Street
    Glasgow
    G1 1UZ
  • 0141 559 5026

Support, Confidence Building, ESOL, ICT support from Basic to progression ready. Signposting to other services as appropriate.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement
Contact:
Jamie Ferguson
  • 01461 207044

S4 transition groups for Christmas and summer leavers
The primary aim of the programme is to develop the confidence of the young people through a process of learning that will help them identify:
• all available options to them post S4
• Gain an understand of a potential...

Age:
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Jamie Ferguson
  • 01461 207044

Scottish Qualifications Authority Approved Centre Community Learning and Development Dumfries and Galloway is a Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) approved centre offering accredited units on Core Skills, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Youth Work and more.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Jamie Ferguson
  • 01461 207044

Programmes and activities are developed with individuals and groups in their own communities to help them tackle real issues in their lives through community action and community-based learning.
The purpose of community learning and development (CLD) is to empower people, individually and...

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Jamie Ferguson
  • 01461 207044

Our aim Is to prepare individuals for employment, equipping them with the generic underpinning knowledge, transferable skills and competencies across occupational sectors, also to assist individuals to secure and sustain employment, obtain a Modern Apprenticeship, or progress into full-time...

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Sharyn Prendiville
  • 01387 734193

Are you ready to step in to the world of work? Do you know that you have loads of potential and a great positive attitude? Do you lack experience and are you looking for a way to get a foot on the career ladder? Or maybe your confidence is a bit shaky? Do you just want the opportunity to prove that YOU CAN DO IT? Then the Certificate of Work Readiness is for you!
Dumfries & Galloway College is here to help you take the next step

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Sharyn Prendiville
  • 01387 734193

Dumfries & Galloway College offer Modern Apprenticeships at Levels 2, 3 and 4 in various sectors.

They are available for 16 to 24 year olds (we can occasionally offer MA’s to those aged 25 and over, please contact us directly for more information).

Modern Apprenticeships help employers to develop their workforce by training new staff, and up-skilling existing employees.

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:
Sharyn Prendiville
  • 01387 734193

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