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


How might an employer get involved?

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