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Young Person Support (16 - 24)

Our Young Persons Team is dedicated to helping local young people aged 16 to 24 access employment, training or education opportunities. Our experienced team provides personalised support and guidance, available in-person in local community settings, online, or over the phone all with the ultimate aim of facilitating successful employment.

Young People N2 Work

This course focuses on the ultimate objective of securing employment. It offers comprehensive support for identifying skills, strengths, motivations, and next steps. This initiative includes assistance in crafting effective CVs, refining interview skills, and offering valuable guidance for pursuing an apprenticeship or employment.


StepsN2Work provide a variety of employment and training opportunities for young people aged 16-24 residing within West Lothian.

West Lothian Jobs Fund

This StepsN2Work programme creates 6 month paid training placements within a West Lothian Council service. As well as getting experience in a real job setting, young people will receive a £500 training allowance. This allowance will enable young people to undertake training matched to the career path they would like to follow after the West Lothian Job Fund place is complete.

Graduate Work Experience

The StepsN2Work initiative is designed to assist graduates under the age of 25 residing in West Lothian who are currently unemployed or underemployed. It provides an opportunity for them to gain valuable work experience through a paid placement within a West Lothian Council service, with the aim of achieving sustainable, full time employment in their preferred career field.

To request more information, please email 

Access2Employment Support

Access2Employment is West Lothian Council's free and confidential employability service. Our employment advisers assist local residents into Employment, Training or Education through one-to-one sessions and group work. Support is provided to those currently not working or who are in employment and wishing to change career pathways. 

Click below to learn more about the support available from Access2Employment!

Client Feedback

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