Youth employability

South Lanarkshire Youth Employability Service (Education Resource) ‘My Brighter Future’ provides employability support, work based learning opportunities and qualifications for young people in the Senior Phase of school or who have left school up to the age of 19 (24 if Care Experienced).  

Universal Pathways
Universal pathway programmes offered to S4-S6 pupils include GradU8 and Foundation Apprenticeships. 

GradU8
Offers pupils S4 – S6 the opportunity to study at College for a Work based learning qualification at SCQF level 4 or 5 in a variety of subject areas they may wish to pursue after leaving school. 

Foundation Apprenticeship
Offers pupils S5 – S6 a combination of real-world work experience with local employers and the opportunity to gain industry specific skills and nationally recognised qualifications at SCQF level 6. 

Targeted Support
The ASPIRE Programme is a targeted service which provides one-to-one bespoke key work support to young people who are not quite ready to enter employment, training or further education in the last 6 months of school and beyond.  

For more information on the Youth Employability Service contact Scott McDermott or call 0141 584 2956

All Youth Employability services are detailed in the My Brighter Future Brochure.