How we can help young people into work


Get Ready for Work: 12 week work placement

Get Ready for Work is a 12-week paid work placement. Our work placements have a guaranteed job after successful completion. 

During the 12 weeks, you'll work up to 20 hours a week whilst undertaking the Level 4 SQA Certificate in Work Readiness.

Is it for you?

You must be:

  • aged 16 to 24 (16 to 19 for training agreements)
  • able to live and work in the UK
  • currently not in employment, training or education
  • not at school and at risk of not making a successful transition from school into work
  • facing one or more barriers to employment 

Anyone on the Scottish Government’s Fair Start Scotland programme is not eligible.


Contact our Skills Team. Email or call 01307 492039