PeoplePlus & Sheffield City Trust team up for IGNITE Traineeship programme

PeoplePlus is seeking participants for its new traineeship programme being delivered in partnership with local employer Sheffield City Trust. The 8-12-week programme, available to 19-24-year-olds, will combine employability skills training with work experience for a variety of roles. Successful participants will be offered an interview for a role with Sheffield City Trust. See below for…

News and Opportunities from Element Society – 14 July

Element Turns 8 Years Old! It has been an absolute pleasure guiding Element from birth to 8 years old. Over that time I have been fortunate to see over 4,200 young Sheffielders be inspired and empowered to make a positive change in their communities, raise their aspirations and become role models to their peers. I am…

Sector Routeways: Construction; referrals and case study

Opportunity Sheffield’s Sector Routeways: Construction training programme is up and running, giving unemployed people the opportunity to train or retrain in the building trades and access entry-level jobs within the sector. The programme continues the work and training model previously used by ‘The Building Block’ to deliver two-week training courses featuring CSCS and Health &…

Sheaf Digital offers local training providers free Coursedate trial

Written by Sheaf Digital Sheffield based software consultancy Sheaf Digital is offering local training companies the chance to use its new online course booking system for free. Coursedate is ‘Eventbrite for training companies’. Use Coursedate to publish and promote training courses online – quickly building an engaging course directory/catalogue that is optimised for Google search…

Labour Insight for Sheffield – July 2021 (Burning Glass Technologies)

Analysis of data collated by Burning Glass Technologies indicates that, as of Wednesday 7 July 2021l, there were 13,554 job vacancies in Sheffield. The professions with greatest demand for staff were Sales (502), Other Administrative (454), Programmers and Software Developers (437), Customer Service (331) and Chartered / Certified Accountants (313), Nurses (310) and Care workers…

Advance Digital to help Sheffield employers embrace new tech

Written by Rob Walker, Opportunity Sheffield Ever wondered how you can improve your businesses productivity and sustainability through using new technologies?? Opportunity Sheffield’s Advance Digital is a specialised project that helps you and your employees make the most of digital and all that new stuff! We will work with you to identify what business needs…

Inova seeks feedback on gender equality training material

Written by Inova Consultancy Dear Teacake Club and members, I hope you are well. I would like to invite you to participate in a trial of the training material we have worked on together with several European organisations, as part of the European project FENCE  As part of this project, we have developed training modules…

DWP: Touchbase – Fri 9 July

Roundup of recent DWP announcements Coronavirus Roadmap update Step 4 of the Roadmap is expected to begin on Monday 19 July. This will be confirmed on Monday 12 July, following a review of the latest data. At Step 4, the Government will remove all outstanding legal restrictions on social contact, life events, and open the…