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Skills Development Scotland


  • Stage 1


    Reaching out and supporting individuals into regular activity and positive routines

  • Stage 2

    Assess Needs

    Assess initial needs and agree key activities to address barriers to employment and training

  • Stage 3

    Vocational Activity

    A range of core skills employability and accredited training and job search activities.

  • Stage 4

    Employers & Job Matching

    Arranging work or volunteer placements with employers

  • Stage 5

    In Work Support & Aftercare

    Supporting individuals to maintain and progress within the workplace


Fiona Prince,
Main Contact

31-33 South Street,
Perth, PH2 8PD
01738 World of Work

Opening Times

9am to 5pm, 9am to 5pm, 10am to 12:30pm, 1:30pm to 5pm, 9am to 5pm, 9am to 5pm,

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is a free all age career guidance service. SDS works with school pupils, unemployed 16-19 year olds and adults in transition and/or in danger of being made redundant.

We offer careers advice, support to customise and build CVs, search and apply for jobs, information about sources of funding, and help to develop your career management skills through understanding your strengths and abilities.

Through the My World of Work web site ( you can access features, videos and advice to help you identify your strengths, learn more about jobs, courses and training available, create and customise your CV and match it to vacancies and find hints and tips about interviews, what employers are looking for and much more.

For more on redundancy services please also see PACE