European Social Funding has been invested in a programme of support for young people in Dorset to get into work, education and training.
The Skills for Young People project which is open to participants aged 15-24 who are at risk of or, already, not in education, employment or training (NEET). The programme will focus on those who are at risk of social exclusion and young people from marginalised communities.
A typical learner journey for young people consists of:
– An Initial Assessment supported by individual learning plan
– A range of learning activity both accredited and non-accredited
-Progression into a range of outcomes sustainable outcomes: Employment, volunteering, traineeships, apprenticeships, education and in work progressions.
Whitehead Ross in Dorset has founded “The Creative Studio” as part of this programme. The aim is to engage young people in creative arts and ﬁlm making, with an opportunity to achieve the City and Guilds Level 1 Extended Award in Employability Skills. We will provide the young people with a one-to-one key worker, along with information, advice and guidance on careers options. For full details please see the attached flyer WREC Creative Studios or contact Ian Ross.