Do you have experience in a specific sector but accredited training is preventing you from gaining your ideal job?
If so, we can help with funding through our Employability Fund programme and can offer training such as Driver CPC, IOSH, Forklift, SAGE and much more.
If you are interested in attending any of our online workshops, please contact us to register at Routes to Work on 0800 783 4731 or via our email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are already registered, please speak to your caseworker for additional information on our courses and to book your place.
These routeways are aimed to assist clients to progress on their journey into employment.
Self- esteem, confidence, managing stress, communication skills, transferrable skills qualities and values, life changing benefits to health being in work (3 days)
CV workshop, Cover Letter, application forms, interview advice, job searching techniques, Job goals & skills matching (3 days).
Tailoring your CV to specific job goals, interview skills, competency-based interviews & mock Interviews (2 days).
Employer and job role expectations, in-work etiquette, dealing with work situations (1 day).
PX2 – Pacific Institute – Young People
A Life Changing Experience Promoting improved communication and relationships. PX2 is a springboard to successful futures giving young people the tools they need to achieve their potential (5 days).
Benefits of self-employment, becoming self-employed, business plan advice, applying for your UTR number and tax advice (1 day).
Course is designed for anyone wishing to enhance their customer service skills. Learn all aspects of good/bad customer service, dealing with customer complaints, the importance of customer service, upselling techniques, telephone and face to face interaction.
An introduction to working within a contact centre, it explains that this is a fun environment, wither you have worked in a call centre or not, this course will answer most of the questions people may have, it also has examples of exercises in, telephone skills, active listening and preparing for employment within a contact centre environment.
Learn about the machinery and the operators within the Warehouse and the roles within in a Warehouse. Certification in power pallet truck, first aid and manual handling
This course is for all levels of clients that have expressed an interest in starting in the retail trade. It will by the end enable your clients to have the confidence and knowledge to apply for retail positions. Learn about merchandising, stock control, customer service, sales strategies within retail.
Learn about and gain certification in manual handling patients, first aid, health & safety, catheter care, stoma care, dignity in care, infection control, food safety, food nutrition.
Learn about food hygiene, health & safety, moving and handling, infection control, food safety and food nutrition.
Learn about IT, Microsoft packages, administration skills, telephone skills, filing management systems.
This one-day course is necessary for anyone wishing to work on a construction site. Clients are required to complete 2 stages of the course and pass both tests in order to obtain their CSCS card.
If you are not registered with Routes to Work, you can fund the course by applying for ITA and register on the link below:
Employability Award (40 hrs)
This award is an introduction to the world of work and provides clients with employability skills to progress into and sustain in employment. Client will need to complete all units to achieve the award.
Preparing for Employment: First Steps - Clients look at their existing skills and experience, and how these might apply to work. They also consider the sort of employment they would like — what they would like to get from work, and what sort of job will deliver that.
Building Your Employability Skills - Clients consider the types of employment which may suit. They practise the skills needed to find employment, such as contacting employers, filling in application forms, and writing a CV.
Responsibilities of Employment - Designed to prepare you to enter the world of work. It is about helping you to know what employers will want from you when you are in the world of work.
NPA in Enterprise & Employability (140 hrs)
Enterprise skills develop individuals for the world of employment in all its diversity. This involves having the ability to be creative, flexible and resourceful with a positive attitude to change; understanding when and how to use initiative and innovation; being able to evaluate risk to inform individual and collective decision making; and having the ability to persuade others to undertake a joint venture.
Employability includes areas such as effective time management, planning and organising, the ability to work with others to achieve a common goal, and to manage and be managed by others.
Wellbeing Award (180 hrs)
This course helps clients to explore the factors that affect their personal wellbeing and to make decisions to contribute to their personal wellbeing positively. It encourages participants to make connections between mental, emotional, social and physical health while looking at different ideas to improve wellbeing.
Designed to introduce clients to a range of different digital tools, productivity software and digital communication methods. Engage and encourage candidates to use and achieve a basic understanding of digital technology in use in everyday contexts. Many clients struggle cope with new technology, without really understanding its potential and how it can be used to improve their everyday lives and this award will allow candidates to explore a diverse range of digital technology.
The Units combine the softer skills of communication and working with others within the context and use of digital technology. This allows clients to relate these soft skills to electronic equipment they may use every day. It will help build confidence in the use of digital technology whilst improving the softer skills.
Units required to gain the award: Computer Applications, Computer Basics, Digital Skills.
Standalone units can also be provided for: Internet Safety, Social Media Literacy (dependant on capability and need)
Routes to Work are delighted that our skills team delivered our first Capability Digital Skills Course through Jobcentre Plus using the Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS). The course was a resounding success with very positive feedback from the participants on the course.
The course offers residents of North Lanarkshire support to ensure that their digital skills reaches a level that will allow them to make their claim for Universal Credit and also look for work. The service was initially delivered from our Airdrie Office, but can be delivered all over North Lanarkshire. The course covered basic I.T Skills, sending and using e-mail, development of a CV, using the internet and considerable individual and group work to develop skills and confidence for each participant on the course.
The course is designed to support and provide practical assistance in a relaxed and informal setting and in a group environment and ensure that all participants have the relevant skills to be capable to manage their Universal Credit account and have the skills to look for work.
Well done to all our participants on acquiring digital IT skills and best of luck in your journey to employment.
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