Employability support services
Whether you are a person seeking work or you are an employer, find out more about employability services delivered across the country.
No One Left Behind
No One Left Behind helps people of all ages to gain skills and confidence. Find out more here.
Fair Start Scotland
Tailored, flexible, and person-centred support to people who want help to find work, and stay in work.
Young Person's Guarantee
The Young Person's Guarantee is a commitment to bring together employers, partners and young people. It will connect every 16 to 24 year old in Scotland to the opportunity of a job, placement, training or volunteering with employers committed to the Guarantee.
PACE Redundancy Support Service
PACE offers free and impartial advice and is available to all individuals affected by redundancy, no matter the size of the business nor how many employees are involved.
Parental Employability Support Fund
The fund provides personalised support for parents who face barriers to progressing their careers, including help to gain qualifications, improving skills or work experience, money advice, and motivational support.
Job Start Payment
Job Start Payment is a payment to help young people with the costs associated with the transition into employment, after a period of time out of paid work.
Career Information, Advice and Guidance
My World of Work is Scotland’s career information and advice website – an innovative and exciting digital service for the people of Scotland.
Apprenticeships are a fundamental part of the Young Person’s Guarantee and Scotland’s economic recovery, providing critical skills for the future. Find out more here.
Flexible Workforce Development Fund
Flexible Workforce Development Fund supports businesses in Scotland to up-skill and re-skill their employees to support inclusive economic growth in Scotland. As an employer you can use it to address priority skills gaps and get training tailored to your needs.
Find the business support you need, including help and advice for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Our Future Now
Our Future Now is Inspiring Scotland’s fund aimed specifically at supporting young people into education, employment or training.
Discovering Your Potential
Discovering Your Potential provides flexible and intensive support for young care leavers.