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.
If you would like to register your agency on this website, please complete agency registration form here www.dgtap.co.uk/registration

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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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

The Dumfries and Galloway da Vinci Decathlon Challenge is a bi-annual schools competition and a way of working with schools to develop skills for learning, life and work. Conceived and developed by Knox Grammar in Sydney, Australia to engage young people in highly complex challenges which encourage excellence and extensive use of higher order thinking skills, team work, time management and creativity, it is based upon 10 disciplines that Leonardo da Vinci is most famous for.

Age:
  • School S1
  • School S2
  • School S3
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Lesley Sloan
  • Woodbank Offices
    30 Edinburgh Road
    Dumfries
    Dumfries and Galloway
    DG1 1NW
  • 01387 260092

In work support and follow up monitoring.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Idris Dean, Catherine Batey, Nicola Vallance-Ross
  • 01387 260600

Support to access training programmes at levels ready to enter the job market. Providing a diverse range of safe, sustainable work experience opportunities throughout the region.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Idris Dean, Catherine Batey, Nicola Vallance-Ross
  • 01387 260600

Engaging with schools to capture people not entering a positive destination or people that have made a self-referral to the service for an initial consultation.

Offer advice and support on training and employment opportunities to people with physical, learning disabilities, people...

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement
Contact:
Idris Dean, Catherine Batey, Nicola Vallance-Ross
  • 01387 260600

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