People 1st has an approachable and friendly Student Support Team who are here to provide students with assistance through every aspect of their training journey
People 1st offers a range of services to all students who attend our Training for Success Programme, including:
We provide an initial assessment of individual learning needs and offer various additional support services where required:
People 1st offers a free Careers service to all students on the Training for Success Programme across all our Training offices. We provide focused and impartial careers information, advice and guidance to support students in making informed decisions about their education and employment options.
Students have access to one-to-one guidance sessions held weekly by our Careers Team. Advisers assist students in careers, employment and higher education planning. Support is also given in completing applications, whether into employment, internships, apprenticeships or other college courses.
Our Careers Team works with Student Support Officers to source suitable student work placements in students chosen vocational industry. This is a vital part of the student programme allowing them to learn from practical work experiences and gain fundamental industry specific skills.
Volunteering opportunities are also sourced to provide students with invaluable CV building options and additional references for job applications.
Previous students have found that work skills and knowledge gained from work placement and volunteering activities have been a fantastic boost for their employability, helping them meet job role criteria in the competitive world of work.
People 1st provides clear guidance on the financial benefits to students on our Training For Success Programme.
For further advice and guidance about financial support while on our programme please contact a member of our student support team at your nearest People 1st Training office.
*Eligibility criteria applies
People 1st offers a range of services to support students with various issues such as self-esteem, stress, depression, learning barriers, family or personal relationship issues and addictions.
We have strong links with support organisations and specialist services approved by the Department of Employment and Learning, to ensure all students receive access to support networks where required.
All Training offices have designated Student Support Officers and an appointment can be made to speak with an officer, in most cases, on the same day.
For information about our Pastoral Care Polices, contact our Designated Officer Patricia Moley on 028 92600309 or email firstname.lastname@example.org