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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We can help people of all ages in Langholm & Eskdale to find their way back to work through training, work experience, volunteering and personal development. 

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
  • School S1
  • School S2
  • School S3
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry, Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Jason Railton, Judith Johnson
  • Buccleuch Mill
    Glenesk Road
    Langholm
    DG13 0ES
  • 01387380914

A programme designed to help participants get the qualifications, skills and work experience required to help them enter the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry.

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Janet Butterworth
  • PO Box 7836
    Newton Stewart
    DG8 1AB
  • 07532 058642

The Usual Place is a training cafe which offers young people with additional support needs employability skills and opportunities in Hospitatlity, Front of House, Retail and Facilities Services(janitoral) at SVQ level 1. We provide volunteering opportunities to help people build self confidence and social and communincations skills.

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Heather Hall
  • Academy Street
    Dumfries
    DG1 1BZ
  • 01387 253485

The Wise Group is a leading social enterprise, which transforms people’s lives across Scotland and North East England.

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry, Stage 5 - In-Work Support

Theatre Royal Dumfries provides both Volunteering opportunities and also the Dumfries Arts Award Programme.

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Anne Aldridge, Heather Molloy
  • 66-68 Shakespeare Street
    Dumfries
    DG1 2JH
  • 01387254209

Third Sector D&G helps people identify appropriate volunteering activities. For some volunteers this is about gaining valuable experience for their CV, while developing skills, enhancing confidence and trying out different options. In addition, we offer a range of tools for volunteers to use, including a software package that helps to analyse their strengths and skills and identifies jobs that match those skills; and a self-learning pack entitled Volunteering and Employability.

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • 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 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Stephanie Gaw
  • 54 Buccleuch Street
    Dumfries
    DG1 2AH
  • Burns House
    Harbour Street
    Stranraer
    DG9 7RD
  • Dalbeattie Community Initiative Premises
    71 High Street
    Dalbeattie
    DG5 4HA
  • 0300 303 8558

Career-focused teaching. World-leading research. An international outlook. And a far-sighted approach to technology and innovation. For the ultimate student and business experience, look to UWS.

UWS has Undergraduate and Post Graduate courses.

It also delivers short courses and has a dedicated CPD website.

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
Area:
  • Nithsdale
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry, Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
  • Dumfries Campus
    Dugeon House
    Dumfries
    DG1 4ZN
  • 01387 345 800

GP Strategies Modern Apprenticeships is a leading Modern Apprenticeship training provider and IT training specialist.

Age:
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
  • Unit 127
    Stirling Enterprise Park
    Stirling
    FK7 7RP
  • 01786 478 478

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