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Supporting Young People Into Work

Where to start?

Unsure about what job you want, or how to get there? Help is here:

  • If you are about to leave school, then speak with your School Careers Advisor
  • If you have left school and would like advice or guidance contact your Skills Development Scotland (SDS) Careers Advisor
  • If you are not currently supported in your search for work, then call Jobs and Business Glasgow: 0300 123 2898

What are your options?

Here are some of the options that you can access through a career's advisor or Jobs and Business Glasgow:

Young Person's Guarantee 

YPG logo

There are many different routes into work, and we want to support you to choose the path that's right for you. That is why Glasgow City Council is supporting the Young Person's Guarantee  to help you get a foot in the job market.

Glasgow City Council works with different organisations to help young people join the world of work, whether you want:

  • a job
  • an apprenticeship
  • access to further education
  • a training programme
  • a volunteer work placement

 

Glasgow Guarantee

Glasgow Guarantee logo

If you are unemployed or about to leave education and live in Glasgow this programme may be for you. Glasgow Guarantee advertises good local jobs and apprenticeships including Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Life and City Building modern apprenticeships.

 

Step - Up Glasgow

Step Up - Chamber of Commerce

If you are not receiving universal credit and aged 16-24 years, Step-Up offers a paid 6-month job placement for 25 hours per week. Search for paid work placements on their website.

 

Glasgow Code Learning

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If you are unemployed and aged 16 - 24 years and interested in a well-paid career in the digital economy this project can help you obtain the necessary qualifications for an accelerated route into employment. Contact Glasgow Code Learning directly by emailing glasgowcodelearning@glasgowlife.org.uk.

 

Volunteering Placement with Glasgow Life and Glasgow Council for Voluntary Sector

Glasgow Life - GCVS

If you are unemployed and aged 16 - 24 years and not yet ready for paid employment, then a volunteering work placement may be right for you! Volunteer placements are tailored to give you a taste of the type of job you might want and provides the extra support you may need. E-mail ypg@gcvs.org.uk for more information.

 

Further help and information

  • My World of Work
  • Apprenticeships. Find out how to become an apprentice, which careers are available and employers are offering them.
  • Kickstart - if you are on universal credit and aged 16 - 24 years the Kickstart Programme offers a paid 6-month job placement for 25 hours per week. Your work coach will be able to direct you to Kickstart vacancies through the Jobcentre Plus system. Contact your work coach directly or use the phone number 0800 055 6688.

Get in touch

  • Freephone
    0300 123 2898
  • Text
    07393 753 298
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