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Perth & District YMCA (2)

Address5 Charlotte Street, Perth, PH1 5LW
ContactBarry Davidson
Phone Number01738 580 001

Agency BriefWe aim to help young people aged 16-26 years old by delivering the Prince's Trust team programme in partnership with Perth College UHI and PKC Services for Young People.
Target Client Group16-25
Programmes OfferedThe Team Programme is a 12-week personal development course that involves a residential week, the planning and delivery of a community project, the completion of several qualifications, the completion of a work placement, the taking part in a team challenge, and the staging of a team presentation, during which they recount their experiences.  We run two Team Programmes each year, starting in March and September.
Eligibility16-25 years old and unemployed
ReferralSelf referral and through partner agencies
OutcomeIncreased skills and confidence, tangible achievements, and qualifications

Stages Covered

Stage 2 Barrier Removal - Examples of this is barrier removal activities and confidence building, support to develop core skills such as numeracy and literacy, holistic activities linked to individual needs and employability skills.

Stage 3 Vocational Activity - Examples of this may include job search, work experience, employability skills and accredited pre-employment training for core skills.

Stage 4 Employer Engagement and Job Matching - Activities may include employer engagement through work experience and job matching, mentoring and supporting clients in the work place.

Stage 5 In work/Aftercare - Support to help the client to sustain employment, upskilling/work force development, Mas and support business start up.

To learn more about the different stages, please read our icon Employability Pipeline [360Kb] page.