DG Employment TAP – Directory of Services

The directory of services provides information on local employability and skills services including training, support with job searches, health, money advice and more 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 stage of the employability pipeline.
If you would like to register your service on this website, please complete the registration form here www.dgtap.co.uk/registration

Anyone wishing to make a referral to the Employability & Skills team should download and complete the form below.

Completed forms should be sent to ESS.referrals@dumgal.gov.uk

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Contact:
Fiona Dalgleish
Centre Co-ordinator

Tel:  01387 256310
Email : dumgal@apexscotland.org.uk

Apex Dumfries
77-79 Friars Vennel
Dumfries
DG1 2RF

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Mhairi Ross, Fiona Dalgleish
  • 2 Back Rampart
    High St
    Stranraer
    DG9 7LW
  • 77-79 Friars Vennel
    Dumfries
    DG1 2RF
  • 01387 256310
  • 01776 700973

Mhairi Ross, Service Development Manager

Tel: 01776 700 973 Email: stran@apexscotland.org.uk

2 Back Rampart, High Street, Stranraer, DG9 7LW

Referral form link: https://apositivefuture.secure.force.com/referral/

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Mhairi Ross, Fiona Dalgleish
  • 2 Back Rampart
    High St
    Stranraer
    DG9 7LW
  • 77-79 Friars Vennel
    Dumfries
    DG1 2RF
  • 01387 256310
  • 01776 700973

Better Lives Partnership's (BLP) flagship Bridge to Employment Project (B2E) gives autistic young people a structured programme of person-centered accredited training in their area of interest and expedrtise, work related skills to prepare them for their next steps towards employment, self-employment, education, training or volunteering.  Operating in both Castle Douglas and now in Stranraer we welcome young people from across the region.  

Age:
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Stewartry
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry, Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Carolyn Kennedy, Project Co-ordinator
  • 43 Cotton Street
    Castle Douglas
    DG7 1AS
  • 01556503888
  • 07593443480

The Bridge to Employment Project has three strands; employability skill development, work experience, and social enterprise. Specifically for young people in Stewartry who have Autism Spectrum conditions and similar learning difficulties.

Age:
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Stewartry
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Andrew Margerison, Heather Molloy
  • Daar Road
    Kirkcudbright
    DG6 4JG
  • 01557339260
  • 07548105140

Dumfries and Galloway First Aid Trining Venue:

Dumfries - University of the West of Scotland

Browne House, Crichton Campus

Dumfries

DG1 4ZZ

0344 871 8000

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry, Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
British Red Cross
  • UWS Dumfries, Brown House
    Crichton Campus
    Dumfries
    DG1 4ZZ
  • 0344 871 8000

Head office contact details:

Capability Scotland

Osborne House

1 Osborne Terrace

Edinburgh

EH12 5HG

Telephone: 0131 337 9876

Textphone: 0131 346 2529

Or fill in form on the following link:

https://www.capability-scotland.org.uk/contact-us/ 

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Carron Alison
  • Capability Scotland Dumfries & Galloway
    Nithbank
    Dumfries
    DG1 2SD
  • 01387 244463
  • 01387 244481

A range of IT Courses for recognised qualifications or just for fun and personal achievement

We offer IT and digital photography training for the complete beginner through to the more advanced. Courses can be certificated for recognition by employers or undertaken just for fun and personal achievement.

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Stewartry
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
  • Cotton Street
    Castle Douglas
    DG7 1AJ
  • 01556 503167

CEIS (Community Enterprise in Scotland) is a national employability social enterprise organisation that provides employability and skills training.

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:
Sheila Mogg
  • The Hub
    24-26 Friars vennel
    Dumfries
    DG1 2RL
  • 07908251347
  • 01387 269161

CITB supports the skills needs of the British construction sector

It's our job to work with industry to encourage training, which helps build a safe, professional and fully qualified workforce.

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
James Halliday
  • 4 Fountain Avenue
    Inchinnan
    PA4 9RQ
  • 07876847012

Head office contact details:

enquiries@scvo.org.uk

0131 474 8000

Information service helpline

0800 169 0022

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Francis Harkin, Donna Mackinnon
  • Brunswick House
    51 Wilson Street
    Glasgow
    G1 1UZ
  • 0141 559 5026
  • 0141 559 5016

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