Bradford Vibe

The Bradford Youth Hub is your support hub.

To help you through these difficult and uncertain times, the Youth Hub has many services available, ranging from employment support, training opportunities and money advice, delivered in a safe and virtual setting…

We offer services in the following key areas:

Confidential 1-2-1 – appointments using MS Teams  

CV writing 

Virtual Job Fairs  

Supported Job Search   

Interview Skills & Tips   

Individual Action Plans  

Functional Skills Digital Employability  

Sector specific, accredited training, incl:  

Health & Social Care   

ITQ (Computer courses) 

Employability skills 

FreshStart Study Programme 

In-work retraining support  

Direct link with Adult Education to help co-create courses for customers  

Confidential 1-2-1 appointments using MS Teams  

Confidence with budgets 

Being a Good Tenant  

Job Club 

Skills house support  

SWAP Sector based work academy programmes  

Direct access to vacancies  

Apprenticeships/Traineeships  

– Improve your online searching skills

– Live digital job skills and vacancies everyday

– Learn how employers find your application first

– Potential employer interviews available to all learners

Free workshops

In addition to our flexible ‘at your own pace’ courses we now offer group full day workshops at various locations, which include free refreshments. We offer workshops on updating your cv through to gaining a nationally recognized qualification. *subject to benefit criteria.*

Workshops include: IT for beginners, Functional skills for Maths, English and Entry level IT, ITQ Level 1 and 2.

Two mornings a week from 9:30am to 12:00pm.

Location: Bradford college, ALC City Park (under the library)

Referral info: community@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

We are offering a pre-apprenticeship course starting June to support you on the path towards an exciting summer placement and work.

Alongside the practical work, you will also complete a personal development project and gain valuable skills to help you gain employment, including team work, team leading English and Maths.

Monday: mentoring at Bradford Vibe

Tuesday: Functional skills at leap

Wednesday: employability 10am to 2:30pm at Bradford Vibe

Thursday: 12:00 – 2pm life skills

Friday: functional skills at leap.

Youth employment hub sessions

Location: IT Centre, City Park, Bradford

Friday 11/06/21 – 10am to 12pm

Sessions will include:

– How Skillshouse can support you

– Job searching skills

– CV writing

– Interview prep

– Careers information and guidance (IAG)

Are you thinking about returning to work or going to college? Are you 16+ and looking to get your initial award? Join today!

Free courses include:

– Early Education and Childcare

– Introduction to Health and Social Care

All new students completing an initial award will be offered a place to study this September.

Start date: 10th May

Duration: 5 days

Location: Forster College, Little Germany

Guaranteed interview upon successful completion of the course.

Our NHS sector-based work academy programme (SWAPS) is an opportunity to learn new skills, gain qualifications, get experience and prepare for your interview.

Our NHS SWAP is an exciting pathway to a range of different jobs within our local NHS trusts.

Catering

Cleaning

Grounds and garden staff

Maintenance and more.

The programme is designed to help jobseekers, who are claiming either Universal Credit (UC), Jobseekers Allowance (JSA), or Employment and Support Allowance (ESA).

To take part, please contact your work coach who will refer you.

Course content:

– Digital Employability Skills

– Health and Safety at work

– Team Building Skills

– Equality and Diversity

– Customer Service Skills

– Budgeting Skills

– Search and Apply for jobs

– Interview skills and preparation

This programme consists of:

– Level 1 Award in a Construction Trade (bricklaying, carpentry, joinery or plastering)

– Digital and employability skills

– Functional skills Maths and English targeted to Construction Industries.

This 8 week progression pathway is for 16-18 year olds who are currently not in education, employment or training (NEET). Young people can join the course throughout the year as we have various start dates.

The pathway leads to further learning at college or apprenticeship options on successful completion of Maths and English.

Contact/referrals: community@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

This programme consists of:

– Level 1 Award in Motor Vehicle Trades

– Digital and employability skills

– Functional skills Maths and English targeted to Auto Industries.

This 8 week progression pathway is for 16-18 year olds who are currently not in education, employment or training (NEET). Young people can join the course throughout the year as we have various start dates.

The pathway leads to further learning at college or apprenticeship options on successful completion of Maths and English.

Contact/referrals: community@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

A free programme for 16-25 year olds wanting to get into education, employment or training.

Our programme will provide opportunities for you to:

– Develop your confidence

– Be creative and learn about upcycling

– Experience working as part of a team and on your own

– Work towards a qualification

– Experience the outdoors, enjoy and learn about the environment

– Think about what you might like to do next.

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Please email vibe@forster.ac.uk to register for the events below:

Monday 10 – 2

Employability Hub

 CV workshops – presentation skills – searching for a job – Teambuilding – Citizenship – work skills –

Tuesday 10 – 2

IT and Functional skills Hub

Digital Employability ITQs

Functional skills Maths and English

Wednesday 10 – 2

PSD Hub

Skills qualities and attitudes for learning and work – Tenancy – self advocacy

Resilience and dealing with problems in daily life – Budgeting – cooking

Thursday 10 – 2

Sector skills Hub

Vocational tasters – Work experience – Alternatives to paid employment

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