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Interserve Learning and Employment secured funding for the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) / European Social Fund (ESF) programme for Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Area to provide a comprehensive and quality service to young people aged 15-24.
The #Lifegoals project supports young people aged 15-24 who are not currently in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) who haven’t had the right opportunity, encouragement or funding to find a job, work experience or place on a training programme.
#Lifegoals provides a 12 or 18 week programme that aims to improve young people’s social skills such as: self-confidence, motivation levels, resilience, communication skills, dealing with conflict and general personal development. The programme will cover risky behaviours such as drugs and alcohol, sexual health, social media, bullying and fire safety as well as employability skills such as interview skills and dedicated support with sourcing and applying for jobs.
The course content includes:
- Film making and editing
- Public speaking
- Event planning
- Inspirational speakers
- Customer Services
- First Aid
- Food Hygiene
- Life Skills
- Pre-employability skills
- Accessing local support and activities
- Volunteering opportunities
- Sports activities including tennis, boxing, golf, trampolining, wall climbing and many more.
Young People will achieve qualifications such as Level 1 in Employability, Entry Level 3 Personal and Social Development Skills, Level 2 Food Safety and Level 1 Customer Service.
Programmes are delivered from Orford Youth Base and for young parents, from our Children’s Centres throughout the Borough.
Young people will receive one-to-one support to progress into college, apprenticeships or work.
If you are interested in finding out more then please contact:
Jo Jackson – Employment Development Manager
Tel: 01925 442635