Lifelong Learning and Employability – Employability Programmes
Lifelong Learning and Employability deliver a range of courses to improve employability options for young people and adults. These include Employability Fund programmes, Modern Apprenticeships, digital skills courses and qualifications including European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL), School Work Experience and Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) and other employment related programmes through our vocational workshops in subjects such as Building, Cycle Maintenance, Painting and Decorating and Woodwork Skills.
Employment and Learning Midlothian (ELM) is a recently formed partnership group of the Midlothian Employment Action Network (MEAN) and Midlothian Adult Learning Partnership (MALP). The group brings together a range of local services and employers to jointly plan and prioritise the needs of Midlothian and deliver appropriate adult learning and employment opportunities for local people to develop the skills and confidence needed to move on to employment, education and training.
Progress Through Learning Midlothian (PTLM) offer free support and guidance to adults who want to move on in their learning locally, go to college or prepare for university and other study. A range of learning opportunities and courses are delivered in local communities.
Want to Work Group is part of the Lifelong Learning and Employability Service and provides group and one to one support for those experiencing severe mental health issues who wish to seek or return to work. Participants must be referred by the Joint Mental Health Team in Midlothian. Further information is available from: Moira Gordon Tel: 0131 270 8931 [email protected]