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, Renfrew Road, Paisley, PA3 4DR
  • phone : 0141 581 2352
  • Email : info@dywwest.co.uk


  • Scotland's Biggest Parents' Events

    Scotland's Biggest Parents' EVENTS is back!Given the current circumstances, SBPE has been modified to be more applicable and accessible. This year it's comprised of 4 events: Pathways to I...
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  • DYW Skills Academy

    Developing the Young Workforce have made a commitment to young people by delivering the DYW Skills Academy: a 5-week programme providing a series of virtual activities and employability expe...
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  • #DYWKeyWorkers Campaign

    On the week of the 1st of June, Developing the Young Workforce launched the #DYWKeyWorkers campaign. This gave DYW West the opportunity to collaborate with local employers and highlight the essential ...
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  • Enginuity Skills Miner Launch

    Enginuity believes that one engineer can change their world … and ours, given the chance. However, the next generation doesn’t seem to be giving engineering the chance, that’s why E...
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  • International Women's Day 2020

    Once again, DYW West celebrated the 8th of March the way we always do… By making a week out of it! We took groups of young women on tours of some of Scotland’s most high profile STEM...
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  • Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2020

    Scottish Apprenticeship Week returned this year with a bang! As always, the week of the 2nd March 2020 was packed with great events, like the Inverclyde Apprenticeship Careers Fair, to celeb...
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  • #DYWPledge Campaign

    Here at DYW West, we fully appreciate the issues, concerns and confusion that young people are currently experiencing due to the current situation we are all facing. Whilst this is a very challenging ...
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  • Coronavirus: Message from DYW West

    As a result of our host, West College Scotland's’ buildings closing due to the coronavirus on Friday 20th March, the DYW West team will be working from home from the 23rd March for the fores...
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  • Career Ready Breakfast Event February 26th 2020

    **This free breakfast event is aimed at organisations who may be able to mentor a young person starting Autumn 2020 and offer a paid short summer work placement in 2021 - for young people living in Re...
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  • Scotland’s Apprentice Network

    Calling all past and present apprentices!Are you a current, or past apprentice? Want to share your success story, tell others that university is not the only way and share the benefits of choosing an ...
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