Youth employment action plan

Purpose

The aim of the Youth Employment Action Plan is to help all our young people to fulfil their potential by developing the essential skills for life, learning and work, thereby improving outcomes for learners and employers alike. This will be achieved by:

  • Identifying the nature of youth unemployment locally including particular concentrations or hotspots. (Community profile)
  • Identifying labour market activity, trends and projections, together with the skills young people require to access and sustain employment opportunities.
  • Mapping and evaluating youth learning and employability provision against the strategic skills and employability pipeline stages 1-5.
  • Broadening our understanding of the barriers facing young people and ensuring access to appropriate provision for those requiring additional support.
  • Highlighting gaps and agreeing specific actions to refocus provision according to need, as part of the wider Perth and Kinross Employability Strategy.
  • Monitoring progress and adjusting actions to reflect the ongoing needs and aspirations of young people, in line with emerging local labour market trends.

Stages

There 5 Stages to a YEAP. These are:

Stage 1: Referral, Engagement and Assessment   Status: Not Job Ready
Stage 2: Barrier Removal   Status: Not Job Ready
Stage 3: Vocational Activity   Status: Job Ready
Stage 4: Employer Engagement and Job Matching   Status: Job Ready
Stage 5: In Work Support and Aftercare   Status: In Work

To find out more about each individual stage, read our icon Employability Pipeline [360Kb] page.

Employability Training Opportunities in Perth & Kinross

Organisation/ActivityStage 1Stage 2Stage 3Stage 4Stage 5
Barnardo's Works

 

 

Breathe - Aberfeldy Parish Church

  
CATH (Churches Action for the Homeless)  

CheckIN Works and Giraffe Trading

  
ECLIPS   
Employment Support Team √ √
ENABLE Works  √   
Jobcentre Plus (1)    
Jobcentre Plus (2)    
LifeSkills Centres   
LOGOS Youth Project   
MoveAhead   
Perth Autism Support
Perth & District YMCA (1)
Perth & District YMCA (2) 
Perth & District YMCA (3) 
Learning Curve  
Perth and Kinross Council - Job Vacancies    
Perth College - Next Steps to Learning   
Perth College UHI, Moving On   
Perth College UHI: The Prince's Trust - partnered with the YMCA  
Rathbone Training  
Scott Street Activity Agreements   
               
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) 
Strathmore Centre for Youth Development (SCYD)