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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As an accredited City & Guilds Centre we offer the opportunity to complete our City & Guilds Level 3 Accredited award in Online Basics.
We offer 1-2-1 IT support to jobseekers with help given in creating and maintaining online UJ/ Email accounts, building CV’s, completing online...

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Bob Manderson
  • Burns House
    Harbour Street
    Stranraer
    DG9 7RD
  • 07585 714319

Through 1-2-1 or group support provide tuition in basic use of computer/ keyboard/mouse thus increasing confidence in IT use and support in creating and maintaining email & Universal Jobmatch accounts.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Bob Manderson
  • Burns House
    Harbour Street
    Stranraer
    DG9 7RD
  • 07585 714319

Prevention - Smoking Matters prevention inputs aim to raise the awareness and knowledge on the impact tobacco can have on an individual and their families lives and to inform young people of the stop smoking support available to them.

Cessation – Increase knowledge as above and increase...

Age:
  • School S3
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement
Contact:
  • NHS Dumfries & Galloway
    Gardenhill Primary Care Centre
    Castle Douglas
    DG7 3EE
  • 0845 602 6861

Soul Soup is a not-for-profit organisation designed to address the needs of young people facing mental health issues or who are at risk of having issues with their mental health. Issues. we deliver free counselling, support , activities and workshops.

Age:
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
  • School S1
  • School S2
  • School S3
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Elisabeth Loose
  • 31b Castle street
    Dumfries
    Dumfries and Galloway
    DG1 1DL
  • 01387950813

Modern Apprenticeships. This is a work-based programme, which builds on the skills gained in the work-place. Most of the time is spent in a working environment, with college attendance on a day release basis over 30 weeks.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Brian Williams
  • Barony Campus
    Parkgate
    Dumfries
    DG1 3NE
  • 01506 864800

Address the ever increasing demands for `work ready' individuals with the basic level of entry skills needed on todays busy dairy farms' our programme of practical skills training coupled with the Certificate of Work Readiness (CWR) will provide farmers with a powerful recruitment tool endorsed...

Age:
  • Adult 18-24
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Brian Williams
  • Barony Campus
    Parkgate
    Dumfries
    DG1 3NE
  • 01506 864800

Support through referral to partner agencies

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Brian Williams
  • Barony Campus
    Parkgate
    Dumfries
    DG1 3NE
  • 01506 864800

This programme, although not exclusively, does concentrate on how to take effective notes in meetings. It also focusses on how to take effective notes whilst on the telephone. The event also covers how to improve listening skills in all types of situations. Delivered using a variety of...

Age:
  • School S3
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Sally Brydson
  • 01461 700515

The programme is based on the Plain English Campaign, which advocates clear and concise information. Real life examples are used throughout the day to highlight the dangers of not writing in plain English. The event is delivered using a variety of techniques including Individual and group work...

Age:
  • School S3
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Sally Brydson
  • 01461 700515

The programme is delivered using various techniques, including group discussion, individual work, case study, quizzes and reflection.
Participants are encouraged to draw on their own experiences, both good and bad, of how they themselves have been treated as customers.
Regardless of...

Age:
  • School S3
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Sally Brydson
  • 01461 700515

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