Middlesbrough Council: Preparing for Work Assessment (PfWA)

The Preparing for Work Assessment (PfWA) was introduced in January 2016 and replaced the ‘Employability Checklist’ to assess a job seeker’s readiness for the local labour market. The PfWA can be used by job seekers, and frontline professionals supporting job seekers, to assess readiness for today’s competitive jobs market and to identify and fill any employability skills gaps.  The PfWA has been produced with input from Jobcentre Plus and therefore

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Centrepoint: Lifewise in East Gateshead

      Are you 16-25 and living in the East Gateshead area? Do you want to; work as part of a group & meet new people, improve your skills, be in with a chance to win High Street voucher?   You can;   o    Learn to cook and take part in a Come Dine With Me style competition o    Receive support with CV Writing

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Gingerbread: Free Tax Credits Training

Gingerbread Working with single parents? Need to know more about tax credits?   Tax credits will be with us until 2017, so it’s still important to understand how they work. This full-day course aims to give anyone working with single parents a basic, sound knowledge of tax credits; you do not need to have prior knowledge to attend.   Single Parents and Tax Credits One

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Housing Diversity Network Mentoring Programme 2014-15

  Motivating, Inspiring… MENTORING… Housing Diversity Network Mentoring Programme 2014-15 commences in September 2014   “The course was very educational and inspired me to think more deeply about my long term aspirations in the housing sector. My Mentor was excellent”   “Probably one of the best experiences I have had in my career”   The Mentoring Programme offers the rare opportunity for your staff to

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Money Course

Do     you struggle to make ends meet? Do     you wonder where your money goes each week? THEN     – THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU! Booking essential – places     are limited A     commitment to attend the 3 weeks is required Free     refreshments provided by Footprints Café Contact Ruth or Helen on 07927 365559 to book your     place or email

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Health and Saftey Training Limited : Training programme

If you are unemployed, on active benefits and living in the North East of England, you may be eligible to enrol on the following training program: Course: EDI QCF Certificate Qualification in Plant Operations (Forklift Truck or Telescopic Forklift Truck or Cherry Picker & Scissors Lift) The award consists of the following three units: Conform to general safety in the workplace Conform to efficient working

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Prince’s Trust Retail Training Programme

Get into Retail, February 2014 with Marks and Spencer Newcastle     If you are 16-25, unemployed and interested in a career in Retail, join this free training programme where you can: Gain in depth training in the retail industry from Marks and Spencer. Learn about stock rotation, giving good customer service and selling skills. Complete 4 weeks work experience with Marks and Spencer with the

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North East & Cumbria Engage to Change Bursary

  North East & Cumbria Engage to Change Bursary Homeless Link are running  a bursary scheme for frontline homelessness workers taking part in Engage to Change courses in the North East England and Cumbria. the bursary scheme is supported by the Northern Rock Foundation and runs to May 2014 up to 50 Engage to Change students a year will receive financial support towards course costs do your course at

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Engage to Change

  Engage to Change The programme for frontline workers in the homelessness sector   Changing Lives will be delivering the Engage to Change training starting in February 2014. The qualification is an introductory vocational qualification for the housing sector, which is broadly comparable to an A-level standard or an NVQ Level 3.   Programme Content The course has three key elements:   •  Half day

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