Skills and Support into Employment or Business Post COVID

Admin, IT

Start date

03/08/2020

End date

31/12/2020

Overview

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic which has unfortunately caused many people to lose their jobs and livelihoods, we have launched a new training and employment service. STEPS - Supporting you with Training, Employment and Personal development and Self-employment.

Our STEPS programme aims to support adults who wish to:

  • boost their confidence in transforming their lives and livelihoods
  • access training and volunteer opportunities to update work skills
  • gain essential qualifications for work or further education
  • learn skills for life to develop themselves personally and increase chances of success for their families
  • start and run a small business on a self-employed basis

In the light of COVID-19 self isolation and social distancing, we will be conducted one to one sessions remotely via any combination of phone, email, video conferencing and WhatsApp. We will also run open air personal development sessions surrounded by nature which is a good boost for self confidence and positivity.

The STEPS team have combined experience in working with a wide range of different clients SMEs including young people - leaving care, NEETS and 16 to 24 , 50+ stay at home parents, female returners, health returners and various disabled groups. We are qualified and experienced in delivering business startup advice and training, ICT training, personal development coaching, career management coaching, distance learning, adult tutoring 1-2-1, in groups and via workshops, and course delivery.

All sessions are FREE until you reach your goal of one of the 3 outcomes; Training, Employment or Self-employment.

This programme is supported by the ESFA (European Social Fund)

What you will learn

The STEPS (Supporting you with Training, Employment, Personal development and Self-employment) programme includes;

  1. 12 One to one virtual coaching sessions to help you achieve your goals for support and overcome any barriers you face moving forward with your life.
  2. Assistance with getting into employment via volunteering opportunities,
  3. Support to complete job applications
  4. Support with creating a business plan and raising funds to start up a business
  5. Coaching sessions for confidence building and personal development
  6. Access to our network of employers and training providers

In the light of COVID-19 self isolation and social distancing, we will be conducted one to one sessions remotely via any combination of phone, email, video conferencing and WhatsApp. We will also run open air personal development sessions surrounded by nature which is a good boost for self confidence and positivity.

What you require

To register for this training programme you will need to have the right to work in the UK and you will need to provide evidence either passport or other documentation.

To do this course you will need;

  1. Access to a computer or laptop
  2. Access to a mobile phone
  3. An idea of what area you would like to get a job in
  4. Or An idea of the type of business you would like to start up

Optional – If you have the following it would be helpful

  1. A CV – doesn’t have to be perfect version jus a list of your experience and training
  2. Some job adverts