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 through referral to partner agencies

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Brian Williams
  • Barony Campus
    Parkgate
    Dumfries
    DG1 3NE
  • 01506 864800

Modern Apprenticeships. This is a work-based programme, which builds on the skills gained in the work-place. Most of the time is spent in a working environment, with college attendance on a day release basis over 30 weeks.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Brian Williams
  • Barony Campus
    Parkgate
    Dumfries
    DG1 3NE
  • 01506 864800

This programme, although not exclusively, does concentrate on how to take effective notes in meetings. It also focusses on how to take effective notes whilst on the telephone. The event also covers how to improve listening skills in all types of situations. Delivered using a variety of...

Age:
  • School S3
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Sally Brydson
  • 01461 700515

The programme is based on the Plain English Campaign, which advocates clear and concise information. Real life examples are used throughout the day to highlight the dangers of not writing in plain English. The event is delivered using a variety of techniques including Individual and group work...

Age:
  • School S3
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Sally Brydson
  • 01461 700515

The programme is delivered using various techniques, including group discussion, individual work, case study, quizzes and reflection.
Participants are encouraged to draw on their own experiences, both good and bad, of how they themselves have been treated as customers.
Regardless of...

Age:
  • School S3
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Sally Brydson
  • 01461 700515

The programme is delivered using various techniques, including group discussion, individual work, exercises and reflection. The event is fun and highly interactive, where participants are encouraged to provide examples of difficult situations and behaviours they have experienced. The...

Age:
  • School S3
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Sally Brydson
  • 01461 700515

Support In Mind Scotland works to improve the wellbeing and quality of life of people affected by serious mental illness. We work with people to enable them to gain access to meaningful paid/unpaid employment, training and education. We work one to one and with groups.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
John Scott
  • 01387 255072

Support to people affected by serious mental health illness to enable them to gain access to paid/unpaid employment, training and education.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement
Contact:
John Scott
  • 01387 255072

The Furniture Project provide opportunity for pre employment work placements for people with barriers to employment so they may gain an understanding of the expectations bestowed upon them when in the work place whilst learning soft and transferable skills and enhancing personal and social...

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Paul Smith
  • 01776 707375

Support and mentoring for volunteer placements within all organisations based at the hub; roles include admin, IT, mentor, reception and support assistant.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Karen Lewis
  • 24-26 Friars Vennel
    Dumfries
    DG1 2RL
  • 01387 269161

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