The College has been awarded funding from Skills Development Scotland (SDS) to deliver a range of different programmes through the Employability Fund.
Are you eligible?
The general eligibility criteria for the Employability Fund are:
16-17 years old, reached statutory school leaving date, is not in education, employment or training
18 yrs and over, in receipt of benefit, unemployed for 13 weeks or more and not participating on the Work Programme —– contact Job Centre Plus for referral
18 yrs and over, in receipt of benefit, unemployed for 13 weeks or less and not participating on the Work Programme—– contact local Job Centre Plus for full eligibility and referral
18 yrs and over NOT in receipt of benefit and not in education, training or employment
The following courses are planned:
Stage 2 – Laying the Foundation for your Career
Personal Development for Employment
Stage 3 – Vocational Training
The programmes offered at this stage will help you develop your employability skills and vocational skills in College or through an employer. Work experience will be an integral part of these programmes:
Pathway to Construction
Pathway to Hairdressing
Pathway to Employment
Stage 4 – Employer Engagement & Job Matching
Programmes have been devised for those who need a short qualification to progress to employment quickly
Depending on individual circumstances, a Young Person’s Training Allowance, DWP Training Allowance or College Bursary may be payable.
A job bonus of £50 will be paid to students who move to employment.
Applicants can self refer.
SDS Careers and DWP Referrals
Send eligibilty confirmation document by email to: email@example.com OR
post to: Elise Bonini, South Lanarkshire College, College Way, East Kilbride, G75 0NE
Interviews will be held up to 4 weeks before the start date.
Tel: 01355 807310