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Vocational Training Framework (Capital City Partnership)

Great Michael House, 14 Links Place, Edinburgh EH6 7EZ
Gosia Lysakowska
The Vocational Training Framework (VTF) provides employability and vocational training to complement current stage 3, 4 and 5 employability and skills support provisions.

It has been developed as a response to the No One Left Behind (NOLB) Phase 2 allocation from the Scottish Government.

We offer free, sector-based vocational training in:

Each course also involves 1:1 guided job search activities, interview preparation and, at the end of the training - a guaranteed interview with recruiting employer.

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-50, and 50+

Pipeline Stage

Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, Stage 4 / Job Matching, and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered


VTF offers upskilling and progression opportunities for all working age individuals (16 plus) - both those seeking employment and those in employment but facing insecure work or in-work poverty.

We can set up each course when we reach 10 referrals per training. You can call us or email us for more detail. Please send referrals to

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