Employability Training Programmes

Helping young disabled adults find a job they love

Our free Employability Programmes are an initiative that seeks to address the employability and training challenges faced by young disabled people to fulfill their potential.

Launched in 2020, our training programmes supported learners through a 10-week programme that provides training, work placements and job application support to take them a step closer to the workplace.

Courses Available:

Start date: April 2022  

10 week employability programme that is part of a much bigger project in support with Staffordshire University, VAST and many other providers.

Eligibility:

  • Have a disability 
  • Aged 16-24
  • Live in Stoke-on-Trent
  • Have access to computer/tablet and internet


What have previous learners achieved?

Monitored after the 10-week Digital Skills Programme, our learners gained new skills and the confidence to enter employment. 

33%

Learners who found employment (within 3 months of course completion)

53%

Learners gained employment or secured an interview (within 3 months)

60%

Learners who went into further education, work, or secured an interview (within 3 months)

100%

Learners who want to find employment (upon completion of course)

Programme Feedback

It's a great opportunity to learn new skills and learn about new career paths you could pursue. It really gives you that insight into the digital world of work and open up new doors for you.

Lucie

A good opportunity to learn new and expand skills, I enjoyed it was very good for my confidence, so it could be good for you.


Cameron

Give it a try. It's good to learn new things, it's more than just digital skills.



Lucy

Courses delivered in partnership with:

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LEGAL ADVICE & SUPPORT

Our official legal partners, Irwin Mitchell, provides access to medical care, rehabilitation and support to children with disability.

As a long-time supporter of Caudwell Children and families with disability, Irwin Mitchell has helped countless parents achieve the best possible outcome for their child. You can make a free, no-obligation enquiry with a member of their dedicated team of solicitors or read more about the services they provide: