This contract and programme finished at the end of June 2014
The Market Place offered free support to those who are unemployed (or not in work), across Swansea and Neath Port Talbot, and are interested in starting their own business or becoming self-employed. The programme offered support with:
- Gaining an insight into what it is like to be self-employed
- Developing ideas for business or self-employment
- Achieving a City and Guilds Level 1 qualification in Employability and Personal Development in Enterprise
The programme also offered employability skills, exploring topics such as sources of job advertisements, mock interviews to develop interview skills and tailoring a job application to meet the person specification. We worked in partnership with Morriston Jobcentre in Swansea, delivering courses for Job Seekers Allowance claimants in the Jobcentre.
started in April 2013. This initiative was part of the Engagement Gateway programme managed by WCVA and funded by the European Social Fund.