D&G Local Employability & Skills Partnership

Dumfries & Galloway’s Local Employability & Skills Partnership (D&G LEP) was established in 2006 and refreshed in 2020. The partnership exists to coordinate our local approach to the provision of employment and skills services and to ensure these meet the needs of local people seeking employment, employers, and business groups. 


  • D&G Community Justice Partnership
  • Developing Young Workforce Regional Group
  • Dumfries & Galloway College
  • Dumfries & Galloway Council (CLD, Education, Economic Development Services)
  • Dumfries & Galloway Economic Leadership Group
  • Department for Work & Pensions
  • Loreburn Housing Association
  • NHS Dumfries & Galloway
  • Scotland’s Rural College
  • Scottish Council for Development and Industry
  • Scottish Fire and Rescue
  • Skills Development Scotland
  • South of Scotland Enterprise
  • Third Sector Dumfries & Galloway