Team
Type of Opportunity:: Confidence Building, Employment Skills, Life Skills

Build your confidence with Team

Team is a free course for 16-25 year olds delivered in partnership with Groundwork, the Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service and Salford City College.

Over 12 action-packed weeks, you’ll take part in a number of exciting challenges that will stretch you to your limits. You’ll meet new people and gain all sorts of new skills that will change the way you think about your future.

When you come on board you will be challenged to:

- Take on your own group community project, making a positive difference to the place where you live

- Give your CV a boost with work experience opportunities

- Overcome challenges as a team

- Develop your English and Maths skills

- Gain a qualification

It’s completely free and won’t affect your benefits.

Application Closing Date: 01-Feb-2022
Open to?: All across Greater Manchester
Places available : 15
Special Requirements?: 16 Plus
Any childcare provisions?: No
Lunch Provided?: Yes
Refreshments Provided: Yes
Travel Expenses Paid?: No
Additional information:
Tameside Futures Podcasting - Guaranteed Interview
Type of Opportunity:: Confidence Building, Employment Skills, Other, Traineeship, Volunteering, Work Experience

Tameside Futures is a 6 week programme providing bespoke support to young people 16-25 who are looking for work, in partnership with the Prince’s Trust.
The programme includes an exciting 2 week Podcasting Boot Camp where you will learn how to develop and script a podcast, create relevant and interesting content, learn the ins and outs of audio production, social media and creative writing. You will also get experience of producing and presenting in a live radio show.
You will be linking in with and creating podcasts for local employers and creative organisations who are currently recruiting for paid roles and will interview at the end of this process.
The next 4 weeks are bespoke and offer opportunities to access workshops and 1-1 support in: wellbeing, CV writing, applications, interview prep, work placements and other flexible support to fit around you.
In order to be eligible for the project you must be:
- 16 - 25
- unemployed or not in education
- have a Tameside postcode
Monday 22nd November - Friday 3rd December 10:30am - 3:30pm - weekdays

For more information or to sign up please contact projects@reformradio.co.uk.

Application Closing Date: 03-Dec-2021
Open to?: All across Greater Manchester
Places available : 20
Special Requirements?: 16 Plus, 18 Plus
Any childcare provisions?: No
Lunch Provided?: Yes
Refreshments Provided: Yes
Travel Expenses Paid?: Yes
Additional information:
Focused Futures Facilitation
Type of Opportunity:: Confidence Building, Employment Skills, Volunteering, Work Experience

This programme will see you create your own music track whilst developing your employability skills along the way. Throughout the two week project, you'll develop skills in music software, djing, song and lyric writing as well as a variety of other skills in promoting your track, and talking to the media. At the end of the week, you will have produced a full music track that will air on Reform Radio on Friday afternoon, which will leave you with some content that you can be proud of and share with others.
Please note, there will be a taster session on Thursday 2nd December 12:30 - 2:30pm.
The course takes place for two weeks from 6th December - 17th December, Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 16:00.
Lunch will be provided and travel tickets will be reimbursed.

Application Closing Date: 15-Dec-2021
Open to?: All across Greater Manchester
Places available : 20
Special Requirements?: 18 Plus, 25 Plus
Any childcare provisions?: No
Lunch Provided?: Yes
Refreshments Provided: Yes
Travel Expenses Paid?: Yes
Additional information:
Kickstart Construction
Type of Opportunity:: Confidence Building, Education, Employment Skills, Life Skills, Online Course/Distance Learning, Support for Jobs and Apprenticeships

Kickstart Construction, takes place from 29 November – 17 December and is presented in partnership with Laing O’ Rourke and Ryder Architecture and other companies who are working to bring The Factory to life. Upon completion of the Academy you will be eligible to apply for a 6 month paid Kickstart role with organisations working on the design and construction of The Factory.

Kickstart Construction is perfect for anybody who wants to:

– Develop new skills for working in construction

– Discover what goes on behind the scenes at an innovative construction project

– Get first-hand guidance and instruction from industry experts

– Work on a special project designed specifically for the Academy

– Know how a project like The Factory comes to life

Application Closing Date: 26-Nov-2021
Open to?: All across Greater Manchester
Places available : 20
Special Requirements?: 18 Plus
Any childcare provisions?: No
Lunch Provided?: Yes
Refreshments Provided: No
Travel Expenses Paid?: Yes
Additional information:

You must be unemployed and 19-24 to be eligible for Kickstart Construction

Pre-employment rail track maintenance programme
Type of Opportunity:: Education, Employment Skills, Traineeship, Work Experience

This is a 12 week programme for people who want to work in rail track maintenance. It is 10 weeks of theory and practical while you complete an NVQ in rail track maintenance and 2 week work experience with an employer working on live tracks. The aim is to to give you the knowledge and skills to work safely on rail tracks and then to help you get your PTS license which you must have to work on the rail tracks. This license requires a company to sponsor you and we have sponsors ready to do this.

Application Closing Date: 11-May-2023
Open to?: Open to all
Places available : 100
Level of Education required:

No formal qualifications are required, however, if you have a level 4 or above, this will rule you out of this programme.

Special Requirements?: 18 Plus, Can use a computer
Any childcare provisions?: No
Lunch Provided?: No
Refreshments Provided: Yes
Travel Expenses Paid?: No
Additional information:

This opportunity is open for people aged 19-23 years old who are unemployed. The work is a physical role, that will be outside working on railway lines. The course is a blend of online tutor led learning and face to face practical's so the ability to do the basics of a computer is beneficial. Some courses may be fully face to face depending on the class size.

On successful completion of the NVQ there will be a medical and drugs and alcohol testing which you must pass in order to progress to the PTS license and employment opportunities.