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Other Support Available in Bedford Borough

Post 16 Education Support Service – this service work closely with the Leaving and After Care Team to make sure Care Leavers are getting the right level of support. The Post 16 Education Support Service give advice and guidance on job searches, applying for further learning opportunities and refer you to the Jobs Hub.

SSG Support – SSG have developed a wide range of training programmes at lots of different levels. The programmes are designed to teach young people aged 16+ new skills, help you grow in confidence and prepare for employment.

For 16-18 Year Olds:

  • Foundation Skills Academy
  • Intermediate Skills Academy
  • Intermediate Sports Coaching
  • Advanced Sports Coaching

For 19+:

  • Live Smart Programme
  • Fast Track Programme
  • Jigsaw Programme
  • Hospitality and Catering Academy
  • New to 2019 – Leisure Academy
  • Traineeships

You can contact SSG by calling 01234 340782 or by speaking to your Social Worker or Personal Advisor.

The Princes Trust – offer free courses to help you get to where you want to be. The courses are designed to develop your skills and confidence and to help you get a taste of different industries with some opportunity for work experience.

You can contact the Princes Trust by calling 0800 842 842 or by texting ‘call me’ to 07983 385418.

Noah Enterprise – support young people to break down the barriers of employment by providing young people with employment mentors and a wide range of work experience to support  young people to gain ‘on-the-job’ skills and knowledge. There are work opportunities ranging from admin and sales through to warehousing, being a driver’s mate, restoring furniture and servicing domestic appliances.

You will get a uniform, access to training courses and help to put the skills you have learnt into a CV. The Noah Enterprise will also give you hints and tips on interview preparation and personal presentation.

You can contact the Noah Enterprise by calling 01582 726152

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