Employment Support schemes
Please find below some fantastic employment and training schemes to develop your skills and experience. Sign up today to start your exciting new career!
These opportunities are not managed by the Work Redbridge service and sourced from a range of websites. Any enquires should be made directly to the delivery partner.
For help with finding employment, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 8708 2298.
If you are a young person aged 15 to 19 and need careers advice, please contact Connexions on 020 8708 2600.
Get Into Digital Marketing with WYK Digital (18-30)
The Prince’s Trust and WYK Digital are excited to present this 11-week programme focusing on the digital marketing sector. This programme will expose all participants to training and working with real businesses, predominantly using Facebook and Google marketing tools. With support with dedicated expert trainers, industry mentors and skills coaching, young people will build up a huge range of skills both soft, technical, and also practical. Upon completion of the course, participants will be given the opportunity to apply for jobs with some of the largest digital marketing companies in the world and given support with the guaranteed interviews. Over 75% of participant's secure permanent work in the digital marketing industry within 3 months with starting salaries of 20-22k!
Main programme: Early August- October
Where: Pan- London
How to refer: Click here to sign up
Future Leaders facilitated by L_eap (18-30)
Be your authentic self and unleash your inner leader!
Our two day personal development programme redefines leadership and uses holistic techniques to take you on a journey of deep self-reflection. You will understand your strengths and values and how to talk about them in an interview and use them in the workplace!!
How will I benefit from this day?
- Recognise that leadership is about being your authentic self
- Understand your values and how they demonstrate your ideal job
- Develop self-awareness and learn new techniques on how to empower yourself
- Discover what is holding you back from success and learn how to job search and interview with confidence
Main programme: Monday 15 to Tuesday 16 August
Where: The Prince’s Trust South London Centre
How to sign up: Email James.Mullarkey@princes-trust.org.uk
Referral Partners’ Information Session
Please note this session is intended for your organisation, not for young people you work with.
We are hosting monthly Information sessions for our referral partners who want to find out more information about The Prince’s Trust and our opportunities. These will be held through Microsoft Teams in a video conference format.
When: Tuesday 16 August, 11am to12pm
Where: Microsoft Teams
If you are interested in attending, please email Jack.Wellens@princes-trust.org.uk
Get Hired (18-30)
Do you want to get a job? Get Hired is a 2-day programme involving coaching for interviews and real interviews for live roles. This programme will be held online.
Day 1: choose the roles you want to interview for and take part in workshops focused on confidence, interview techniques and researching the job roles
Day 2: Interview for your chosen roles. Interviews will be about 10 minutes and you can choose as many roles as you want.
Previous employers who have attended include Apple, The Financial Times, Mob Kitchen, GRM Daily and Omnicom Media Group.
When: Wednesday 24 and Friday 26 August
How to sign up: Email Jack.Wellens@princes-trust.org.uk or call customer service on 0800 842 842
Ant & Dec’s Making it in Media (16-25)
Ant & Dec’s Making it in Media programme with The Prince’s Trust has partnered with media and TV specialists to give you an insight into what happens behind the scenes. You’ll learn about a broad range or practical skills and insider knowledge through masterclasses on topics such as script writing, camera work, lighting, video editing and more. This course is a great opportunity to explore what it takes to make a TV show and to learn more about the range of careers available in the media and entertainment industries. As well as all of the above, this programme also gives you the chance to:
- Gain hands-on experience and training
- Meet industry experts and gain valuable advice
- Make your own mini-TV package and showcase it at our celebration event
This course is designed for young people with no previous education or experience in media. To be eligible, you must not have studied media or related subjects at college or university level.
Taster day: Tuesday 30 August
Main programme: Monday 5 to Friday 16 September
How to sign up: call customer services on 0800 842 842
Get Hired in Health & Social Care (18-30)
Monthly 3-day employability programme, with guaranteed interview with up to 3 employers within the NHS or Social Care. Roles may include HCA, Activities Coordinator, Admin Assistant, Receptionist, Pharmacy, Catering, Support Worker and many more!
Get Hired as an Assistant Ambulance Practitioner with London Ambulance Service (18-30)
Monthly 3-day employability programme that supports you through the application process to become an AAP (please note you must have as existing driving licence).
We also offer financial support to help you upgrade your current driving license to a C1 so that you are able to drive an ambulance.
Explore Enterprise with the Prince's Trust (18 to 30)
Support to start a business covering everything from business planning and marketing to sales, budgeting and tax as well as the opportunity to work with a business mentor.
How to refer: call customer services on 0800 842 842
Development Awards (16 to 30)
Our Development Awards can cover the cost of course fees, tools or equipment up to £160 in order to help young people achieve their goals and move into education, training or employment. For more information, visit the Prince's Trust website.