Auchlishie Eventing

Claire from DYW had a super meeting with James and Kate from Auchlishie Eventing in Kirriemuir discussing the opportunities available for them to work with pupils from school. Read more

ferry plumbing

Ferry Plumbing

For Shaun Bisset, owner of Ferry Plumbing & Heating Ltd in Dundee, taking on an apprentice was something that he always wanted to do. However as a sole trader it can be challenging to find the right young person to bring into your company.

Instead of the traditional advert in the paper, or online advertising, Shaun decided to take a different approach to his recruitment of a young apprentice, which involved working closely with DYW Dundee and Angus and Dundee & Angus College.

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Invest In Me

Invest in Me

The DYW team were asked by the Dundee schools skills & enterprise group to deliver a project that would support winter leavers, focusing on the skills and approaches needed to apply for and get a job. The Bank of Scotland partnered with the DYW team to deliver a two stage series of workshops to achieve this.Read more

journeycall building

Business Partnership

Journeycall is an Arbroath based contact centre, providing services within the public transport and smartcard industries.   An initial meeting between Claire, DYW employer liaison advisor, and the business highlighted the range of opportunities for young people in this growing industry.  Journeycall wanted to communicate this to young people and felt involvement with local schools could achieve this.  They wanted to partner with a local school to promote the range of jobs within Journeycall and their parent company ESP Group.  It was now down to Claire to connect them with a school partner.Read more