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The Skills Development & Conference Centre provides a range of services to unemployed & employed individuals from the Fife community and surrounding areas. The Centre is hub to the Employability Service who delivers a range of Skills and Employability Programmes and Training that support individuals of all ages to achieve their work ambitions; and we offer a range of services to help employers operating in Fife and surrounding areas, and those employing people who reside in Fife, to recruit and select the right people for their business. 

Helping People on their Journey to Work; 

Our employment programmes are designed to meet individuals' work goals. They are designed for people of all ages and backgrounds including: 

  • Youths
  • Adults
  • People with disabilities, health conditions & mental health issues

We support people to find and secure work by getting to know them, their skills, abilities and work preferences. This helps people to Plan for Work. 

A Plan for Work includes:

 Assessment and Action Planning for Work

  • In-house employability options
  • Learning to achieve accredited qualifications
  • Specific Employer Led Training (Academies)
  • Work placements and Work trials
  • Access to Community Employability schemes
  • Employer engagement; matching people skills with employer requirements
  • In work support for employees and employers 

Our staff teams support people at every step on their journey to paid employment. Our Employability Teams include: 

  • Better Engaged and Work Better
  • Employability Fund
  • Employer Engagement
  • Locality Response Team
  • Fife Job Contract
  • Supported Employability Service
  • Working Well
  • Modern Apprenticeships

 More information on each of the teams can be gained by contacting us.





Ross Hugh, Employability Officer 
Tel: 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 40 67 10 Contact Ross Hugh online
By Post: Fife Council Skills Development Centre Midfield Road Kirkcaldy Fife KY1 3NL