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Dumfries & Galloway Council’s LAYP programme is designed to support the council’s Corporate Parenting responsibilities in assisting young people in or leaving care to gain skills for work.  This project recognises the employability journey that many of our looked...

Come along to our monthly armed forces information session, every tuesday at the end of each month, 1.30-4.30 pm.

Take the first step to your future career.  There is lots of different jobs, from intelligence to infantry, communications to chefs. For...

Donna and Rod our Employability Link Worker and Tutor doing some great work with Annan and Lockerbie work clubs!

“Work club provides a great environment to receive support, including CV building, interview techniques and assistance with job searching....

Do want to be your own boss?

Are you thinking about starting your own business?

Come along to a variety of free workshops  Business Gateway has to offer and learn the essentials of getting into business.

The workshop will cover:

  • Is self-employment...

A Man's A Man For A' That

Is there for honesty poverty
That hings his head, an' a' that;
The coward slave - we pass him by,
We dare be poor for a' that!
For a' that, an' a' that,
Our toils obscure an' a' that,
The rank is but the guinea's stamp...

“I received Health and Safety training when I first started working with Graham’s Construction. This really helped me to get to know the different members of the team and allowed me to settle into my new job.”

The main...

“I managed to find my current job through DGTAP. They had a job advertised on Universal Jobmatch, and with their support, I applied and was successful in getting the job.”

My role as site administrator varies depending on...

Click on the links below to read our success stories.

Robert Spencer, Gate Keeper with GRAHAM Construction

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Patricia Stewart, Cleaner with GRAHAM Construction

“DGTAP is a great service! They really helped to build my confidence and to develop and update my CV; previously, I would have struggled to do this...

Jake Rosbottom, 18, Technical Apprentice (Civil Engineering) with GRAHAM Construction.

“The support provided by DGTAP really helped me to progress beyond school and encouraged me into employment.”...

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