Employment and Skills Group

The Employment and Skills Group services a wide cross section of the labour market, including the following: 

Training Division, overseeing:

  • Training Grants
  • Apprenticeships
  • Work Placements
  • The Certification of Craftsmen (Craft Cards) 

Employment Services, overseeing:                          

  • JobCentre
  • JobClub               
  • Careers
  • Services specific to young people Not in Education Employment or Training (NEETs)
  • Services specific to people who are Long Term Unemployed (LTU) 

Work Permits and Enforcement, overseeing:

  • Work Permits
  • Employment Services Inspectorate
  • Employment Agency Licensing

Disability Employment Service