This page will include useful links and downloadable documentation on Developing the Young Workforce.

Investment in Young People

IiYP is a National Award that recognises the important work that small to medium businesses carry out in assisting young people aged 5 to 25 gain employability skills and who assist them with the transition from education into the world of work.

My World of Work

We all want a direction to go in. But sometimes the path’s not clear. My World of Work can help you find your way.

Career Ready

Career Ready is a UK wide charity linking employers with schools and colleges to open up the world of work to young people.

SDS MA Frameworks

Modern Apprenticeships are available across a wide range of sectors and the format of training is decided by the appropriate Sector Skills Council.


Marketplace is a useful tool where employers can showcase their industry and organisation by advertising opportunities/events for Young People to participate in to get experience of the world of work.

Education Scotland
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