Tain teenager Dean Andrew's involvement in a pilot scheme for Scotland's new Certificate of Work Readiness has led to him finding a job.
The certificate is an employer assessed qualification that helps young people demonstrate they are ready for the workplace.
Craighill student Kayleigh Todd is one of the first people to enrol for the new College Learning Programme at West Lothian College, which combines work experience with time in college developing employability skills.
Dumbarton’s Ann Toner faced many barriers in returning to the jobs market after almost 20 years of being at home with her family and caring for her late mother.
An East Kilbride Scotch Whisky producer created the perfect blend of training for their employers by making use of Skills Development Scotland's Modern Apprenticeship training.
Scottish and Southern Energy recruit around 100 young people each year – investing in a stream of young talent which they say keeps their business innovative and dynamic.
Karen Lawson is one of the first people in North Lanarkshire to participate in the new College Learning Programme at Coatbridge College which combines work experience with time in college developing employability skills.
Operations Manager with Scotia Safes, Simon Coyle, believes in the value of the new Certificate of Work Readiness and the benefits it can bring to businesses and young people.
Shannon McCulloch from Kilwinning is one of the first people to sign up to the innovative new College Learning Programme at Kilmarnock College which combines work experience with time in college developing employability skills.
An Inverclyde company which provides training courses to help childcare establishments meet legal and industry requirements was chosen as a finalist in Scotland’s Modern Apprenticeship Awards this year.
Elgin's Chris Reeves is one of a group of young people from Moray who are taking part in an innovative training programme offered by Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) in partnership with Inverness College UHI.