At its heart, the project aims to build upon the core skills, knowledge and resilience required to support participants in gaining and most importantly, maintaining employment. This is achieved by focusing on a range of key employability areas identified by employers during a recruitment process, including:
- Applying for jobs
- CV writing
- CV development
- Preparing for the recruitment process
- Online branding for career success
- Developing resilience for work
- Job search
In today's competitive employment market, the project also introduces the benefits of self-employment as an alternative to paid employment.
In addition, participants are supported to develop their knowledge, understanding and importance of health and safety in the workplace with an opportunity to gain an accredited qualification.