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Workforce Development

Workforce Development

East Dunbartonshire Council is responsible for providing learning opportunities to adults, in a variety of different formats, throughout East Dunbartonshire. The service encourages the development of core skills, social inclusion and active citizenship throughout all aspects of learning provision in partnership with other departments and agencies. We aim to provide a positive learning experience for all our learners.

The main areas of the service include

     - Community Learning courses

     - Improving employability skills

     - Improving literacy and numeracy skills

     - ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Employing People

Taking on your first employee is a huge step for many businesses and there are a whole range of new laws and responsibilities that you need to comply with.  Business Gateway East Dunbartonshire can support your business and provide guidance on best practice pre-employment, right through to getting an employment contract in place and developing your new employee - we can help you recruit with confidence.  

Business Gateway have strong links with Skills Development Scotland and local training providers, so once you have found your new employee, we can help you access available funding so they can get the right training to give them the best possible start in their new job.