Each of the projects below will help you to find employment, with the opportunity to learn new skills along the way.
Activate Learning are pleased to offer a wide range of courses delivered by experienced tutors.
These courses will help you develop critical skills and to get you back into work.
You could develop your existing skills, learn new skills, or improve your English, Maths or IT skills; whatever your choice it will be highly valuable to employers.
Activate Learning has been successful in securing funding to support the workforce, including those at risk of redundancy, across Oxfordshire and Berkshire. The projects are jointly funded by the European Social Fund and the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).
Skills Support in the Workforce (SSW) will deliver bespoke training programmes within the workforce. Organisations will be able to work with Activate Learning to identify specific learning needs within their workforce. Course delivery will take place onsite at the organisation, within contracted work hours, so no travel or out-of-work hours are required.
Courses are available to both up-skill and provide new areas of development for the workforce. Participants who join the programme will:
In addition, SSW will also aid organisations that may need to make redundancies. In this case, vocational courses are available to up-skill workers ready for the labour market.
Our Work and Health Programme is designed to give you the right support to achieve your employment potential.
Don’t worry if you don’t feel ready for work when we first meet. It is our job to help you get ready in a way that works for you.
At our first meeting we will:
Your Change Coach will help you to:
You will get the help that works best for you. The plan you have agreed with your Change Coach may include:
We will help you to find the right job. This will include:
The Opportunities Hub is your very own online service. It is packed full of learning, resources and support to help you on your journey into work.
You can access your Opportunities Hub 24 hours a day to help you organise your appointments, view your action plan and check your progress towards work.
If you are interested in finding out more about the Work and Health Programme, you will need to speak to an advisor in your local Jobcentre Plus.
The Work and Health Programme is co-financed by the European Social Fund.
The Work and Health Programme – JETS is co-financed by the European Social Fund.
If you have been out of work for 13 weeks or more and are in receipt of benefits, Work and Health Programme – Job Entry Targeted Support (JETS) is designed to help you get back into employment… FAST!
Our support includes:
We will keep in regular contact with you, help you to progress and realise your full potential.
Back on Track focuses on supporting young people in Oxfordshire, aged 15-17 who are at risk of becoming, or who are already, NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training).
Support will be tailored to meet the participants individual needs, but could include:
The Back on Track project is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund.