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Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce

Developing the Young Workforce - Edinburgh, Midlothian and East Lothian 

Who we work with:

  • Businesses of all size and sectors
  • Educational establishments in Edinburgh, Midlothian and East Lothian (schools and colleges)

Our offer:


Marketplace is a digital platform connecting business with education. Businesses can offer opportunities under three categories; Skills Sessions, Inspiration Events and Career Insight.  Marketplace is hosted on SDS's website 'our skills force' yet support and activity is managed locally by DYW.

The Guarantee is a website which brings together opportunities with local businesses that are offered to young people in Edinburgh, Midlothian and East Lothian. Businesses can advertise jobs, modern apprenticeships, trainig or further education on The Guarantee.

Support and training

  • Free support to employers who wish to engage with young people, parents and teachers, through school and college

    Currently we offer free scheduled workshops to employers:

    • Delivering meaningful work placements
    • Mentoring young people
    • Inspiring young minds

Contact us:

Phone - 0131 221 2999 (option 9)

Email -

Web -

Twitter - @DYWEdinMidEast