Young people looking to enter the workforce will benefit from £70 million of investment from the Scottish Government.
The Young Person’s Guarantee aims to protect people from the economic impact of COVID-19 by offering every 16-24 year old in Scotland the opportunity of a job, apprenticeship, further or higher education, training programme or volunteering.
The announcement comes as a new report highlights the progress of the Young Person’s Guarantee.
Since it was officially launched in November 2020 funding has been committed to creating up to 18,000 training, job and apprenticeship opportunities for young people.
The £70 million of investment includes:
Young Person’s Guarantee with Developing the Young Workforce (West)