Vocational Traning Services (Rural & Urban Training Scheme RUTS)

Who is this for?

  • People aged between 16 and 25 years old

Who provides this?

  • Rural & Urban Training Scheme (RUTS)

Description

RUTS is a charity designed to deliver vocational training and employability support to young people.

This training and support can equip you with the tools and opportunities you need to achieve success, reach your potential and sustain a positive destination.

The services are delivered using mobile equipment; motorbikes, bicycles and boxing/fitness. RUTS have a diverse team of full-time staff who deliver these activities, which are also coupled with the delivery of nationally recognised qualifications (SQA/SCQF). These activities aim to improve your health and wellbeing through practical and vocational nature.

Through these activities, you can learn new skills for work and skills for life, gain qualifications, and increase your confidence and resilience.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

Dependent on availability and access to funding, and funding eligibility

Is there a waiting list?

6 weeks

Location information

  • Public parking available

Opening times

Monday 8.30 am – 4.00 pm
Tuesday8.30 am – 4.00 pm
Wednesday8.30 am – 4.00 pm
Thursday8.30 am – 4.00 pm
Friday8.30 am – 4.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Contact Details

RUTS, Former Central Workshops, Lady Victoria Colliery, Newtongrange, EH22 4QN

Social media:

Downloads


RUTS leaflet
(1.59 MB pdf)


Types of support on offer:

Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Black and minority ethnic communities
Creative
Families
Healthy living
Learning, employability, volunteering
Loneliness/isolated groups
Men
Social groups
Survivors of abuse
Women
Young people

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