Devon and Somerset Skills for Young People

The Skills for Young People project is open to participants aged 15-24 who are at risk of or, not in education, employment or training (NEET). We work within both the Devon and Somerset areas.

What to expect:

  • An Initial Assessment supported by individual learning plan
  • A range of learning activity both accredited and non-accredited
  • Progression into a range of outcomes such as: Employment, traineeships, apprenticeships and education

Dorset Skills for Young People

European Social Funding has been invested in a programme of support for young people in Dorset to get into work, education and training.

The Skills for Young People project which is open to participants aged 15-24 who are at risk of or, already, not in education, employment or training (NEET). The programme will focus on those who are at risk of social exclusion and young people from marginalised communities.

A typical learner journey for young people consists of:

  • An Initial Assessment supported by individual learning plan
  • A range of learning activity both accredited and non-accredited
  • Progression into a range of outcomes sustainable outcomes: Employment, volunteering, traineeships, apprenticeships, education and in work progressions.
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Good News Stories

George

George struggled with mental and physical health issues which also meant that he struggled with his motivation and confidence. He boosted his confidence through one-to-one mentoring which supported him with some of his difficulties in a safe place
Read George’s story here.

Monay

Monay had a lack of knowledge about what she could do instead of going to college and was unsure how to proceed. Monay has said that the guidance she received through Devon and Somerset Skills for young people has been the best thing about the programme and being made aware of all of the other options that she could progress through instead of going to college.
Read more here.

Joe

Joe had a plan in place to do an apprenticeship and was thoroughly let down by his previous experience which impacted his self-esteem and motivation to engage at all. However, after talking to the skills support for young people team he decided he wanted to re-engage with education.
Read Joe’s story here.

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