DG Employment TAP – Directory of Services

DG TAP’s directory provides information on 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 pipeline stage.
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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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

The team are here to help with: Benefit Advice, Financial Assessments for Care, Housing Support, Scottish Welfare Fund Crisis and Community Care Grants, Personal Budgeting Support.

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
  • Lochside Education Centre
    Lochside Road
    Dumfries
    Dumfries and Galloway
    DG2 0EL
  • 01387 260092

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, Peggy Taylor
  • Woodbank
    Edinburgh Road
    Dumfries
    DG1 1NW
  • Idris - 07921 038664
  • Peggy - 01387 260386

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, Peggy Taylor
  • Woodbank
    Edinburgh Road
    Dumfries
    DG1 1NW
  • Idris - 07921 038664
  • Peggy - 01387 260386

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, Peggy Taylor
  • Woodbank
    Edinburgh Road
    Dumfries
    DG1 1NW
  • Idris - 07921 038664
  • Peggy - 01387 260386

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 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Idris Dean, Peggy Taylor
  • Woodbank
    Edinburgh Road
    Dumfries
    DG1 1NW
  • Idris - 07921 038664
  • Peggy - 01387 260386

Support offered through a number initiatives including 1-1 support with people to identify and tackle barriers in a person centered way.
Support might include: - writing a CV, searching for jobs, completing job application forms, arranging some work experience or work tasters, interview...

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Idris Dean, Peggy Taylor
  • Woodbank
    Edinburgh Road
    Dumfries
    DG1 1NW
  • Idris - 07921 038664
  • Peggy - 01387 260386

To offer a single point of contact for employability in schools incorporating 16+ Learning Choices, More Choices, More Chances and Opportunities for All.

To provide support to schools in the process of identifying those at risk of not securing a positive post-school destination using...

Age:
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Idris Dean, Peggy Taylor
  • Woodbank
    Edinburgh Road
    Dumfries
    DG1 1NW
  • Idris - 07921 038664
  • Peggy - 01387 260386

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