East Ayrshire Council - Employability Fund

Employability Fund is flexible training for unemployed, or individuals not in education or training, living in East Ayrshire. 

While on Stage 2 Individuals gain an SQA Personal Development Award (SCCF Level 3), work shadowing with an employer, help with communication skills, numeracy, ICT, problem solving, motivation and confidence.  Support is given to progress from Stage 2 to Stage 3 or a Modern Apprenticeship, Employment or Further Education.

While on Stage 3 Individuals gain an SQA Certificate of Work Readiness (SCCF Level 4), work experience with an employer, and help with working with others, organisational skills, work readiness skills, CV building, job applications, interview techniques and the development of employability skills throughout the training.  Support is given to progress from Stage 3 into a Modern Apprenticeship, Employment or Further Education.

Support for Employers

  • Training tick
  • Work experience tick

Looking for Work

  • CV preparation tick
  • Employability Fund Vacancies tick
  • Interview techniques tick
  • Job search tick

Ages Helped

  • Under 16
  • 16-19 tick
  • 19-25 tick
  • 25+ tick