Coventry Employment & Skills Project

The Coventry Employent & Skills Project is designed to support individuals in Coventry who are economically inactive to gain valuable skills through training, and support to prepare or move into employment.

The ambition is to inspire those we work with to gain and sustain employment,  and develop essential skills along the way.

Project Aims

  • Support individuals within local community venues
  • Support individuals into sustained employment
  • Support individuals to improve basic skills  such as English, Maths, Digital and ESOL
  • Support individuals to develop interpersonal skills – i.e. confidence, communication skills, working with others, time management, motivation to work
  • Support individuals to access Mainstream Health Services

This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.’

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills.

Service Support

Individuals join now to:

  • Identify your career goals
  • Attend employability workshops
  • Identify & apply for job vacancies
  • Create a CV & covering letter
  • Gain job interview skills
  • Gain support into volunteering

    We can also support you with:

    • Confidence - Positivity
    • Making changes
    • Basic IT training
    • iHasco qualifications
    • Online ESOL training
    • Help to apply for benefits

    Eligibility

    • Have a Coventry address
    • Have the legal right to work in the UK
    • Be 16 years old and above
    • Not be in any paid employment
    • Currently be Economically Inactive (not claiming any work-related benefits or where there is no requirement to look for work)

    Coventry Employment and Skills Projects

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    These projects are funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund and the West Midlands Combined Authority's and HM Government's Commonwealth Games Legacy Fund.