We offer an intensive 13-week programme that has been designed in partnership with Job Centre Plus to build your confidence, develop your skills and help you to find a job or start your own business. The programme includes:

 Interview Training,  Work Experience 

 Weekly 1:2:1 Mentoring Support 


Places are not guaranteed, and you will need to request that your Job Centre adviser refers you to the project


What you will learn

Week 1

Confidence Building

This session introduces the group to each other, explores their fears and anxieties in a positive setting, and provides techniques which can help to overcome them.

Week 2

CV Creation and Development

In this session the group will learn what makes a good (and bad) CV, and will start to create their own, or improve an existing one.

Week 3

Covering Letter Creation and Development

The group will learn what makes a good (and bad) Covering Letter, and will start to create their own, or improve an existing one.

Weeks 4 - 12 Preparing for Employment Applications

The group will explore where to look for relevant jobs, how to read and understand a job description and person specification, and how to complete and application form. Interview Techniques and Role Play This session will help the group to understand some of the techniques that will help them prepare for an interview. There will also be the opportunity to take the role of an interviewer or interviewee.

Week 13 - My Next Steps

This session will help each member of the group to decide an action plan for themselves. Guest speakers will provide information and advice on a variety of options.




Meet your instructor


Christine Crump