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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DYW Dumfries and Galloway work in parnership with employers, young people and schools as part of the Scottish Government's national strategy for strengthening links between businesses and education and better preparing children and young people for the world of work.

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, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry, Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Caroline Davidson
  • Eskdale House
    Crichton Estate
    Dumfries
    DG1 4ZZ
  • 07860845209

Affordable training solutions in Dumfries and Galloway

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Louise Ramsay
  • 15 Dalscone Way
    Dumfries
    DG1 1QU
  • 01387 256116
  • 07711 744 332

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

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement
Contact:
Frank Morgan
  • 01387 257770
  • 01776 705645

DAGCAS provides free confidential advice and assistance to the public via its three Citizens Advice Bureaux, which are located in Annan,  Dumfries and Stranraer. 

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
  • 0300 303 4321

Dumfries & Galloway College (DGC) is the Regional College in the South-West of Scotland.

DGC aims to create flexible learning approaches that suit everyone. There are two campuses, Dumfries and Stranraer that offer full and part-time study as well as online and blendied learning environments, but the College also offers vocational and work-based learning, apprenticeships, short courses and bespoke training.

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
  • School S3
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry, Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Eva Milroy (Flexible Workforce Development Fund, General), Jackie Kelly (Short Courses, Bespoke), Sharyn Mayes (Apprenticeships, vocational training)
  • Bankend Road
    Dumfries
    DG1 4FD
  • Lewis Street
    Stranraer
    DG9 7L
  • 01387 73400 (General)
  • 01387 734199 (External Development)

Dumfries and Galloway Council provide a huge range of services within the county.

Services can be found on the website either search by name or browse alphabetical directory.

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
  • Carruthers House
    English St
    Dumfries
    DG1 2HP
  • 030 33 33 3000

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.
Having an award shows colleges, universities and employers that you are able to undertake and complete a chellenge, improve your skills through learning, and work as part of a team.

Age:
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
  • School S3
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Gary Kirkpatrick
  • Oasis Youth Centre
    Newall Terrace
    Dumfries
    DG1 1LW
  • 07919488532

Working in partnership with others to access training and opportunities. More focused employability training delivered as required. Training and Learning opportunities. Adult Literacy and numeracy classes across the region.

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Idris Dean, LT Telfer, Melanie McEwen
  • Monreith House
    Crichton, Glencaple Road
    Dumfries
    DG1 4ZZ
  • Monreith House
    Crichton, Glencaple Road
    Dumfries
    DG14ZZ
  • Idris - 07921 038664
  • LT - 07825 712122
  • Melanie - 07770641550

FTS provide courses and tailored training schemes for workers within the social sectors.

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Wen Morton
  • 158a Tiger Moth Road
    Heathhall Ind Estate
    Dumfries
    DG1 3PH
  • 07854512066

Housing support, backed up by personal development including literacy, numeracy, basic IT, CV writing, interview skills, confidence, job applications.

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:
Innes McMinn
  • Dumfries - 01387 262226
  • Stranraer - 01776 258120

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