Elevator is committed to supporting people of any age get into work. Read more about our employability initiatives.
The aims and objectives of the programme are to get the participants more work ready, help them understand the world of work, recognise their skills and abilities, develop them as young people and introduce them to business sectors and local companies.
The Prince's Trust, Get Into
Elevator are proud to support The Prince’s Trust Get into programme, a suite of sector specific employability programmes that help young people who are aged 16-25, and are not in employment, education or training into work.
Get Into Oil & Gas
Get into Oil and Gas gives young people the opportunity to try out different trades at Tullos Training Centre.
Get Into Engineering
Working exclusively with Global Energy Group’s Caledonian Petroleum Services, ‘Get into Engineering’ gives young people the opportunity to work with this prestigious company.
Cook to the Future
Cook to the Future is Elevator’s inspiring employability programme aimed at engaging with all job seekers in Perth and Kinross who are looking to get back into work, develop their confidence and soft skills, and also learn about healthy eating. Cook to the Future combines practical cookery sessions focussing on healthy and affordable one-pot meals, with sessions on how to make healthy choices when in the supermarket, as well as giving the trainees a recognisable qualificationto add to their CV.Cook to the Future is an ideal course for those looking to move into the food retail or hospitality industries, as each programme provides 12 candidates with the opportunity to study for two nationally recognised qualifications: REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene ASDAN FoodWise Qualification In addition to developing the programme with Perth College UHI and DWP, Elevator provides the employability sessions for the programme, which focus on the areas that many job seekers find challenging. For example: CVs Interview techniques Cover letters Identifying existing skills Online applications Participants can also receive one to one support in areas that they identify as the biggest barriers when it comes to gaining employment, such as speaking with employers on the phone and making speculative approaches.