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Fife Council Consortium - Employability Fund


The employability fund is a new fund introduced by Skills Development Scotland to have a more flexible approach, which involves a 3-stage pipeline to help address Youth Unemployment, targeting 16 - 24 year olds.  The Consortia will help more people into jobs and develop the skill base for a thriving local economy.  This is in line with Local and national Governement policies for reducing youth unemployment.

There are 9 partner organisations within the Consortia who will create doverse opportunties for young people.  This programme develops the employability or work readiness of individuals for employment. The Fife Consortia members delivering the Employability Fund are: Momentum, West Fife Enterprise, Employment Enterprise, Princes Trust, Xtra- Mile, Lever Training, Oilean and Workers Educational Association and Fife Council.

Since April 13, Employability Fund has replaced the Get Ready for Work Programme.



Main Contact


Employability Fund 

Name: Alison Muirhead/Ian Murray

Phone: 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 473771

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Pipeline Stages

Funded Period


Stages 2 ,3, 4


April 2014 to March 2015  

Target Groups

Referral Sources & Process


Age 16-24 


Opportunities Fife Website - Vacancies Advertised         Skills Development Scotland
Job Centre Plus
Employability Fund Partners
Fife Council
Self Referral


Delivery Location/s

Likely Progression Routes


 Fife Wide


Progression Stage 2 > 3 > 4
Further Education 


Max Places Per Year

Programme Start Dates

  Dependant on programme delivery. Please contact Alison for detail.  


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