If you’re looking for support to apply for work or want to brush up on your learning, have a look below to see what we can do to support you.
The Jobs & Education Team (JET) are the gateway to Centrepoint Works. Our jobs & education advisors will provide you with impartial Careers Education Information, Advice & Guidance (CEIAG). CEIAG encapsulates a range of services, including focused advice to assist you in making appropriate career decisions, that are informed and well thought through. Your advisor will work with you to identify your strengths and learning needs so they are able to tailor the support provided to you.
If you would like support for getting into education, employment or training, contact us at the link below with your contact details, and an advisor will be in contact with you to arrange your initial appointment.
We put learners' needs at the centre of all the training we provide. From initial assessments to personalised support and progression routes, we want to give you a clear view of the process and depth of support on offer. We're focused on helping you achieve your individual goals.
Get Set Go is an education and training programme, which includes work experience placements preparing you for your future careers by helping you to become ‘work ready’.
They are designed for people aged 16 to 24 who are ready to enter the world of work, but need tailored support to further develop their skills or experience. The Get Set Go programme will provide you with the essential work preparation training, English, maths and work experience needed to secure an apprenticeship or employment.
We have a number of different programmes for you to choose from, including Hospitality, Catering and Construction, where you can find out what it’s really like to work in the industry and find out more information about job opportunities.
As part of your programme you will need to undertake the following:
If you are interested in enrolling on one of our programmes, please get in touch and one of our team members will arrange to speak to you.
It's never too late to learn, and we can help to boost your confidence with your English and maths skills.
We offer bite-sized English and maths courses that will allow you to learn at your own pace with the support of our trainers, and develop your skills whilst also building your confidence in learning.
We can also offer courses in Functional Skills English and Functional Skills Maths up to Level 2. Our Functional Skills courses provide you with the practical use of English and maths, and how they can be used in real life situations, to help you feel more confident in both your personal life and the work place.
If you are interested in enrolling on a maths or English course, get in touch at the link below.
We offer a wide range of courses which will help you to create your CV, apply for jobs and develop your skills in the work place.
Below are some of the courses that we can deliver for you:
If you are interested in finding out more about our courses, please get in touch.
“Thanks for all your support, patience and opening the door to this opportunity, as it has been a bumpy road. You and the whole team have been very helpful, from the very start until now. And it couldn’t have been done without you guys."- Centrepoint young person
“The advisor was helpful and keen to make sure that we achieved what we needed to. Because of this I was able to learn a lot and be more enthusiastic about a job."- Centrepoint young person
“I understand the job opportunities for me and how I can go further in my career, I get a bit more about myself and what is required from me for work."- Centrepoint young person
“I enjoyed finding my skills and abilities, also I found out what jobs I like or might enjoy doing and I know the difference between skills and abilities."- Centrepoint young person
"A day when I’m off during the week I will try to come down and visit for a couple of hours to say thanks in person."- Centrepoint young person
Learning digital and computer skills for work and everyday life has become essential in today’s world. We offer the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) qualifications as well as Essential Digital Skills Qualification. Alongside these we also deliver the new EDSQ workstream qualification which will prepare you for working in an increasingly digital world
If you are interested in enrolling on a Digital Skills course, click the Contact Us button below.
Moneywise helps young people learn financial literacy skills, so they can make good financial choices as young adults. Through the tailored support, ‘learners’ are taught how to manage their money, create a budget, understand priority and non-priority bills, and save and prepare for independence. The programme includes one-to-ones for individuals, group workshops, peer-to-peer mentoring, support opening a bank account and applying for official photographic identification. Young people can access the programme as required in their Centrepoint journey and for a six-month period after moving on.
Moneywise gives young people the opportunity to gain expert external advice from a number of recognised financial organisations who support the programme. Those who complete Moneywise show improved financial management skills, including saving money and sticking to a budget.
Email the team at the link below, or call: 07833 435 273 or 07860 758 848
To find out more, please email the Jobs & Education Team: JETReferral@centrepoint.org.
For those in work or education, the Centrepoint Bursary is here to help you on your journey. From clothes for an interview to a laptop for studying or childcare fees, we can support you financially to ensure there are no barriers standing between you and your independence.