Employability Fund Courses

Are you 16 plus, not in employment or education, and living in Glasgow? Are you looking for a course which will help you secure your dream job? Employability Fund courses on offer at Glasgow Clyde College are a fantastic way of establishing yourself with a foundation of new skills and knowledge without having to commit to a whole year of attending college. The courses involve between 16-20 weeks at college over 3 days each week.

As well as learning new skills, these courses have an essential work experience element which gets you the opportunity to try out your new skills, see what your chosen occupational area is like "in the real world" and also showcase yourself to potential employers. If you are looking for a shorter course, specifically aimed to getting you in to employment, then Employability Funded courses might be exactly what you need!

Employability Fund courses are funded by Skills Development Scotland and aim to provide vocational training and employment opportunities within the local labour market.

Courses to be announced in the summer.

Please note: 

To be eligible for this course you must fit within the following criteria:

  • aged 16 or 17 years old - not in education, employment or training 
  • aged 18 and over, not in receipt of benefit and not in education (work 16 hours or less) 
  • aged 18 and over and in  receipt of benefit and have been unemployed for a period of 13 weeks or more; not part of the DWP Work Programme 
  • due to funding restrictions, you must live in the Glasgow area. 

Please note: if you are in receipt of benefit please apply for this course through your local Job Centre. 

 For more information about the Employability Fund or the courses above, please contact Ruby Michael on 0141 272 0600 or email rmichael@glasgowclyde.ac.uk

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