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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Are you interested in learning but feel like you may not have time to attend college? Do you need some training or a qualification to progress to the next level of your career? Do you enjoy learning but may struggle to fit it in to your busy lifestyle? Are you looking for a flexible option to learn? Then Open Learning may be just what you are looking for. You can learn anywhere and at any time!
Dumfries and Galloway College provide a wide range of Open Learning courses...

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry, Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Sharyn Prendiville
  • 01387 734193

Post employment training and support.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Sharyn Prendiville
  • 01387 734193

Short Certificated Courses and Bespoke Solutions available at Dumfries and Galloway College.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry, Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Sharyn Prendiville
  • 01387 734193

18+ - Forklift Truck (cat B); Dump Truck (Cat B); Chainsaw Op (Cat B);; IOSH Managing Safely (Cat C); NEBOSH (Cat C); Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (Cat C). The courses will be job focussed, enabling candidates to successfully apply and obtain employment.
All ages - A variety of...

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Sharyn Prendiville
  • 01387 734193

Do you work in a sector which requires you to gain qualifications? Perhaps you need a qualification to allow you to progress up the career ladder? Maybe you want to make your experience work for you and turn it in to a nationally recognised qualification. Or perhaps you enjoy learning?
Dumfries and Galloway College can help you achieve all of these and more. We offer SVQ’s in levels 1, 2, 3 and 4. Our assessors will visit you in your workplace at mutually agreed times. . .

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry, Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Sharyn Prendiville
  • 01387 734193

Training in Food Hygiene, Health and Safety and Scottish Alcohol Licensing Law.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Louise Ramsay
  • 15 Dalscone Way
    Dumfries
    DG1 1QU
  • 01387 256116

Information, advice and signposting for disabled people to access employability services.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement
Contact:
Frank Morgan
  • 01387 257770

Support and refer people on to appropriate service. Provide advice and information on a number of interventions.
Provide advice, support and assistance covering a wide range of advice subjects including: Consumer Problems, Education, Employment, Housing, Money Advice, Welfare Benefits....

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Sheila McVinnie
  • 01387 266193

Benefit advice and financial assessments - We have specially trained advisors who can give you confidential benefit advice and help you get what's rightfully yours. We'll also help complete benefit application forms.

Benefits advice and maximisation - We can advise you which benefits you and your family may be eligible for and maximise your income.

Financial assessments - Contact us if you need advice for care at home, housing support services or residential/nursing care.

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Fiat Team
  • Carruthers House
    English St
    Dumfries
    DG1 2HP
  • 030 33 33 3308

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (the DofE) is an personal development accreditation programme that offers young people the chance to take part in a range of activities across a range of activities.

Age:
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
  • School S3
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Tracey Wood
  • Oasis Youth Centre
    Newall Terrace
    Dumfries
    DG1 1LW
  • 01387 2602243

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