Developing the Young Workforce West (DYW West) regional group has been established to help employers to shape their future workforce. We are hosted within the Paisley Campus of West College Scotland and cover Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, Inverclyde and West Dunbartonshire.



  • Based at West College Scotland, Paisley Campus RE114
  • phone : 0141 581 2352
  • Email : info@dywwest.co.uk






Are young people aware of the needs of your industry?

Is your sector attractive to young people? 

Do you have an ageing workforce?


Engagement with young people can provide an array of opportunities for your organisation regardless of your size or sector. By working in partnership with education, you can raise awareness of your industry and the skills and attributes you are looking for from your employees.

Contact us today to discuss how we could help support your organisation.

How might an employer get involved?

  •   1   Provide quality work placements, visits, or work shadowing opportunities
  • Present to pupils about your career path and experience
  •   3   Mentor a young person either at school or college
  •   4   Provide a session to support with applications and mock interviews
  •   5   Hire a young person, Modern Apprentice or trainee
  •   6   Create a short film to inform young people about your industry
  •   7   Offer Continued Professional Development sessions for teachers
  •   8    Become investors in Young People accredited