Pulteneytown People’s Project - Stage 2

What do we offer at Stage 2?

You will undertake a 12-16 week programme where you will gain valuable work experience within Pulteney Centre or with another employer. You will attend one day of training each week working towards a qualification.

Who can apply?

This programme is suitable for anyone who is aged 16+ and is not in education, training or employment, but is looking to develop employability skills.

What can you achieve?

You will work towrds achieving a minimum of 18 SCQF Level 3 points in Personal Development and the core skill areas of Communication, ICT, Numeracy, Problem Solving and Working with Others. Qualifications can include: Award in Core Skills or an Employability Award. On successful completion of Stage 2 you can progress to Stage 3, further education Modern Apprenticeship or employment

Can I get a training allowance?

You could receive a training allowance of £55 per week for taking part in the Employability Fund or if you are registered with the Job Centre you could receive a training allowance equal to your DWP benefit allowance.

Who do I contact to find out more?

Contact the Pulteneytown Office below for further details or speak to your local Skills Development Scotland Office for further information. If you are in registered with the Job Centre speak to your Adviser in the first instance.



Training Centre Team, Pulteney Centre, Wick