A busy January ahead for the Academies team

A busy January ahead for the Academies team

The People 1st Academies team of Jonny, Michael and Ruth are gearing up for a busy start to the new year. January 2023, will see not one, not two, but six different employment academies running in partnership with local councils across Northern Ireland. All with the same aim- of helping participants accelerate their route to employment within a variety of sectors.

If you are unemployed or working less than 16 hours a week and not in full time education or training then you are normally eligible to take part and by giving up a week of your time, you can really make a difference in your life and get onto a great career pathway. Each academy normally lasts five days and over this time, the academy team will help deliver helpful information about the jobs available in each sector, the skills that are useful for each role and also help prepare you for interview in an enjoyable and supportive process. We have received amazing feedback from those who participated in our academies during 2022 and we cannot wait to help more people during this coming year.

“The People 1st Academy helped me find a place in a hard-to-break-into industry and the help I have gotten has helped me pass the exams that I have had”

Past HGV Academy Participant

We offer academies across a range of sectors from Childcare to Classroom Assistant, Health and Social Care to Hospitality and HGV, but best to check the upcoming dates section of our academies page here: https://people-1st.co.uk/programmes/academies/ to find out more as all dates and times are listed here, and here you can also find further eligibility information on who can apply, and which council are you have to be a resident of to take part, as they are normally open to residents of each individual council area.

A busy January ahead for the Academies team

Our academies page also has some great case studies from past participants which will give you a feel for how signing up to these simple 5 day courses , can really transform your life and open the door to some fantastic employment opportunities with a range of local employers. If you have any questions or queries about any of the upcoming academies listed on our page then please contact Ruth Ozel on [email protected] and she will be very happy to help answer any questions you may have or get you signed up!! Feel free to also fill out the contact form here: https://people-1st.co.uk/contact-us/

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