Developing the Young Workforce North Highland

Developing the Young Workforce North Highland

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Pupils & Students

Some young people know exactly what career or education route they wish to pursue but for many, this can be a very difficult decision.  DYW initiative offers advice and assistance to anyone in education under the age of 24 through providing

Work experience

The Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) initiative was launched in September 2015 with one of its key aims being to bring together employers and education providers, and develop a work experience system that offers the best opportunities for our young people.

Work experience will provide you with an insight into the world of work and the opportunity to learn from this experience. You will learn about:

These things we take for granted – an everyday routine – to a school or college student the prospect of entering the world of work is new, exciting but can sometimes be scary.

Career Options

Identify what careers options are available to you and where there may be skills shortages in industry in the near future.


Useful Websites

Apprenticeships – Work, Earn and Learn

Foundation Apprenticeships – Information for Pupils & Students

Work Experience – How to apply for a work experience placement through the Hi-Hope Website