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Employability Fund

The Employability Fund supports people of all ages towards employment through a number of local training programmes.


Delivered in partnership

SDS administers and manages the Employability Fund on behalf of the Scottish Government. 

SDS do this by working with local employability partners, to maximise the resources that are available in their area and avoid duplicating existing employability services. Local training providers work with employers to understand their skills needs and help them find and train the right individuals.


Responding to local needs

With a strong focus on work experience, the Employability Fund responds to the different needs of each individual, while also adapting to employer demands on a local basis.

The Fund can be used to support people to develop the employability and vocational skills they need to make the transition into a Modern Apprenticeship or job.

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