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The City of Edinburgh Council

The City of Edinburgh Council

The Edinburgh Guarantee

The Edinburgh Guarantee is a vision that all sectors in the city will work together to ensure that every young person in Edinburgh will leave school with the choice of a job, training or further education opportunity available to them.

Who we work with:

  • Businesses - SMEs and corporate
  • Training Providers
  • Schools
  • Young people 

Our offer:

  • We offer support to employers who wish to recruit a recent school leaver into an entry level job, Modern Apprenticeship or other trainee position within their organisation.
  • Including recruitment support, information on possible funding, linking up with training providers and offering ongoing support to both employer and young person where required.
  • We also work with training providers and businesses to develop employer led training programmes which will in turn fill future vacancies.
  • Project SEARCH - Edinburgh Project SEARCH provides employment and learning opportunities for young people with a disability. This iniative is delivered in conjunction with NHS Lothian, Edinburgh College and All in Edinburgh. It consists of a 1 year programme including 3xinternships, securing qualifications and building on skills for work.
  • The JET Programme - early intervention programme offering personalised work experience opportunities, work-based taster sessions and other school/ employer link-ups to local authority high school in Edinburgh and school pupils in the senior phase of high school.


Contact us: 0131 529 3525 0131 529 6900