Youth Employment Activity Plans (YEAP)

In East Renfrewshire, Work EastRen, East Renfrewshire Council Education Department, Skills Development Scotland, Job Centre Plus and other partners work closely together in order to help young people through all stages to get into work, education or training. Have a look at the information below to find out where you can access the right help for you.

Click the coloured boxes below for more details about each stage.

East Renfrewshire Youth Employment Activity Plan – Pipeline Stages

Stage 1. Engagement and Referral
Stage 2. Barrier Removal
Stage 3. Vocational activity
Stage 4. Employer Engagement
Stage 5. In work support
CLIENT STATUS Not job ready Not job ready Job Ready Job Ready In Work
PROVISION Work EastRen Employability Services
Skills Development Scotland
Voluntary Action East Renfrewshire (VAER) VAER
Voluntary Action – Saltire Awards
Young Person’s Services
Citizens Advice
Pioneer Mutual Credit Union
Activity Agreements
Adult Learning
Young Enterprise Scotland
Impact Arts
Library and Information Services
West College Scotland
East Renfrewshire Business Gateway
Community Jobs Scotland
Street League – Street Sport and Job Club Drop In
Access to work (JCP)
Rathbone Third Sector Challenge Fund
Rathbone – Employability Fund
Glasgow Training Group
Scotland’s Employer Recruitment Incentive (SERI)
Glasgow Clyde College – Prince’s Trust
ERC Foundation Apprenticeship
Adopt an Apprentice
Barnardo’s Works Best
Barnardo’s Discovering Your Potential – Care Experienced Young People
Street League Employability Fund
Right Track Accelerate
Right Track Launchpad
TIGERS Skills Training Academy (STA) Pre Apprenticeship Programme
Life Skills Centres Employability Fund
EXAMPLES OF ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES Early engagement activity Barrier Removal and Confidence Building Activity Vocational activity Employer Engagement and job matching activities Support to help employee retention, including upskilling/workforce development
Identification of needs ESOL Job search advice Training, mentoring and supporting men and women into occupations or sectors where their gender is under represented Initiatives to encourage development of vocational skills among low-skilled and low-waged individuals
Development of action plan Literacies Work experience placement Apprenticeships
Specialist and non-traditional employability provision (eg debt, financial, homeless) Activities to raise awareness of enterprise and entrepreneurship High level business and management skills
Vocational rehabilitation Accredited pre-employment training for core skills (eg IT) Training to support business start up (particularly for groups under-represented at managerial levels)

This project is part-financed by the European Social Fund.

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