Find out about work, training and education

There are a number of options for you to get into work or improve your employability skills.

Our Business Angus team can help Angus individuals or families who are on a low income, move into work, training or education.  They may also be able to assist with short term funding for vocational training or childcare costs.

Modern Apprenticeships are available across a wide range of sectors in Angus, from admin jobs to mechanic posts, they are mainly aimed at young people aged between 16 and 19, but over 25s can also apply. 

There are also opportunities for young people aged between16 and 25 through the Employability Fund, offering work experience and the chance of gaining SVQ Employability Units within the Certificate of Work Readiness.

DEAP are based in Arbroath and provide employability and accredited training, job brokering, work placement, information, advice and guidance to economically inactive and unemployed residents throughout Angus.

For Angus Council vacancies visit My Job Scotland.

Dundee & Angus College offer a wide range of courses that can help you fulfil your ambitions.

Skills Development Scotland provide lots of assistance for young people trying to decide on a career, help with CVs and lots of other practical tools.

The Learning Shop have work clubs which can help you with writing a CV, universal job search, application forms and can assist with SQA modules in communications, numeracy and computing.

Search for and apply for jobs using the UK Government's Find a Job service.

Don’t be caught out when looking for a job - there are criminal organisations who attempt to scam people who are job seeking, visit Safer Jobs for free advice. There is also advice on avoiding the scammers on our Scam Free Angus pages.

If you are experiencing issues with your current employer then ACAS can provide free and impartial information all aspects of workplace relations and employment law.

The National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rate per hour depends on your age and whether you are an apprentice, the rates change every April.  You can use the minimum wage calculator to check which is being paid.