FACES Childcare Entry 3 course enrolment on Thurs 9 Feb and Thurs 2 March

FACES (Family Adult Community Education Service) is enrolling for the Childcare Entry 3 course on Thursday 9 Feb and Thursday 2 March. The course is suitable for those who are 19+ and want to work with children but have no qualifications. It is an introductory course with progression onto a Level 1 Childcare qualification and … Continue reading FACES Childcare Entry 3 course enrolment on Thurs 9 Feb and Thurs 2 March

Slight rise in Universal Credit claimants in Sheffield in year to Dec 22

Claimant count figures for December 2022 have been released. Overall, there were 15,065 people included in the count (3.9% of the working age population). 15,065 is an increase of 265 on November 2022, but 2,775 fewer than in December 2021. The count reduced for people of all ages, with the greatest percentage reduction amongst people … Continue reading Slight rise in Universal Credit claimants in Sheffield in year to Dec 22

Standguide’s Customer Service for Hospitality course now open for referrals

Standguide is now recruiting participants for the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Excellence in Customer Service in Hospitality qualification. The course begins on Monday 6 February and lasts for 4 weeks. Who is eligible? Fully funded for unemployed adults 19+ claiming benefits living in South Yorkshire Who is suitable? Ideal for those seeking employment in … Continue reading Standguide’s Customer Service for Hospitality course now open for referrals

ESF Positive Change gears up for second round of pre-entry courses; referrals open for 18 projects

Opportunity Sheffield has commissioned 18 pre-engagement projects through its ESF Positive Change Programme, part-funded by the European Social Fund via the Ambition and Pathways to Success projects. The aims of these projects are to engage with the hardest-to-reach, motivate and inspire people who are at a distance from the labour market, and to test different … Continue reading ESF Positive Change gears up for second round of pre-entry courses; referrals open for 18 projects

Mums United offers free facilitator training on Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities programme

Mums United is offering free training for practitioners to train as facilitators for the Strengthening Families Strengthening Communities programme. Facilitator training commences on Monday 13 February. Places on the course are limited but interested parties can be added to a waiting list should the places fill up. This is a parent programme rooted in prevention … Continue reading Mums United offers free facilitator training on Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities programme

Find out about Fearless, dedicated youth service from the charity, Crimestoppers

Fearless (Home - Fearless)  is the dedicated youth service from the charity, Crimestoppers, where young people can access non-judgemental information and advice about crime and criminality. Fearless aims to break down any barriers that might prevent young people from reporting crime. Whether this is a fear of the process, fear of repercussions or a distrust … Continue reading Find out about Fearless, dedicated youth service from the charity, Crimestoppers

PET-Xi Training courses for Jan 2023, including Customer Service, Team Leading & IT User Skills

PET-Xi Training will be running the following courses from January, with rolling starts for employability support elements. Times: 10.30am – 3.00pm Venue: Sheffield futures, Division street, S1 4GE Customer Service Level 2  (5-day)   Mon 9 – Fri 13 Jan Team Leading Level 2  (5-day)           Mon 16 – Fri 20 Jan IT User … Continue reading PET-Xi Training courses for Jan 2023, including Customer Service, Team Leading & IT User Skills

The Commission on the Future of Employment Support

Reposted from the Institute for Employment Studies The Commission on the Future of Employment Support has been set up to develop evidence-led proposals for reform of our system of employment support and services, so that it can better meet the needs of individuals, employers and our economy. The Commission is defining employment support as those … Continue reading The Commission on the Future of Employment Support

Care Sector Routeway seeks referrals for Mon 28 Nov start

Opportunity Sheffield is now recruiting for its next Care Sector Routeway. The 3-day training will start on Monday 28 November at a central location Registration event – 14th November, 10:30, St Mary’s Church Bramall Lane A high percentage of candidates who have attended this programme have secured paid work If you have candidates who are … Continue reading Care Sector Routeway seeks referrals for Mon 28 Nov start

Motivational Preparation College for Training open day on Thurs 15 Dec with Learning Curve

Learning Curve Group is to stage an open day for its Motivational Preparation College for Training Sheffield Academy on Thursday 15 December. The event will provide an opportunity for learners to show off their drills/parades, ensuring potential recruits can see existing learners in action. There will also be an award ceremony to celebrate current students. … Continue reading Motivational Preparation College for Training open day on Thurs 15 Dec with Learning Curve

Green Careers Week 2022 (7–12 November)

The inaugural Green Careers Week will be held between 7 and 12 November 2022 and we couldn’t be more excited about it. Supported by some fantastic partners including STEM.org.uk, The Royal Society and the Met Office amongst others we want to help teachers and young people get to grips with emerging technologies and careers that … Continue reading Green Careers Week 2022 (7–12 November)