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Worcestershire Skills 4 Work (Support for the Unemployed)

Everything you need to know about gaining the tools to help you into employment.

This programme aims to help develop the experience and skills gained in both work and life.

It is designed to help you to unlock the skills you never realised you had and package it into a marketable proposition to employers.

S4W offers a flexible programme of sector based employability and skills training, which is responsive to your individual needs.

It has been specifically designed for people who have been out of work, to help them meet and overcome the challenges they may face when looking for employment.


Who is this course for?

Are you struggling to find a job? Are you sending out lots of applications but not having any success? Are you feeling downhearted and feel you need inspiration to move back into employment?

Maybe you do not even know how or where to start looking for a job. If so, this is the course for you.

Eligibility criteria for this course varies depending on the delivery location, please get in touch for more information.

All people must be over 16 years of age. Participants must be eligible to work in the UK.


What does the programme consist of?

(The course duration and content can be tailored to each person meaning you could receive one of the below elements all of them depending on current skillset)

Our experienced careers advisers and Tutors will guide you through the content including:

  • A one-to-one in-depth assessment to determine the right support for you
  • Accredited employability training
  • CV support, development and goal setting
  • Sector based job search, interview techniques and assistance
  • Mentoring and Wellbeing support
  • Work placement opportunities (Valuable Work Experience)
  • Continued in work support available for up to 13 weeks
  • Personal development including building confidence, motivation and team working.
  • Maths and English
  • IT Skills including Excel, Word, Email and IT Fundamentals


Current Course Locations

  • Worcester
  • Redditch
  • Bromsgrove
  • Kidderminster
  • Malvern

Progression Routes

The course is designed to help you move into employment, an Apprenticeship or gain on the job experience through work placement opportunities.

For those who need to develop further skills and require training they will be signposted onto relevant courses, support groups and mainstream programmes.


Get Involved

To find out more information and for details of our other courses, please call us on 0121 236 2634. Alternatively, drop an email to: contactus@protocolgroup.co.uk or speak to your local Job Centre Adviser about our current provision where you would be referred onto the appropriate course for you.