National Apprenticeship Week 2015

This year, National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) will run from the 9th to 13th of March.

NAW is co-ordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service and is designed to celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy.

NAW 2015 is about:

-Getting more small businesses to take on apprentices
-Promoting a wide range of apprenticeships on offer, including those at Higher level and within blue chip companies
-Celebrating apprenticeships and the level of success that learners can achieve

To find out more, please visit this website

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NYA launches “The Employability Support Programme”

With support from Barclays, the National Youth Agency (NYA) is investing £1 million into the youth sector, delivering employability and life skills training for up to 100,000 disadvantaged young people aged 14-25 between January and December 2015.

“The Employability Support Programme” is part of Barclays ‘5 Million Young Futures’ commitment, providing the next generation with the skills they need to support themselves, creating a ripple effect for their families and their local communities.

It will enhance existing projects already working with the above-mentioned target group of young people.

For more information contact Lisa Putnam ( 0116 242 74 21 and visit

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Blue Monday Fair – 19th Jan 2015

Help and advice about debt, housing, health, wellbeing, finding work and training.

Make a positive start with Blue Monday Fair : 19 January 2015 – 9am to 5pm

Join over 60 local organisations at a huge one-day fair at
The Galleries Broadmead to get help and advice about debt, housing, health and wellbeing and many more.

For full details including a list of organisations attending go to Blue Monday Fair

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50 voices: what does social enterprise mean to YOU?

Social Enterprise

“The Guardian” recently asked 50 people to explain what social enterprise means to them.

Catch the latest musings including those of Richard Branson, deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and Sophi Tranchell.

Click on each picture to read what they have to say about it.

50 voices: what does social enterprise mean to you?

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The G.O.L.D Project

The G.O.L.D Project is a unique programme TCV deliver within Bristol and one that is growing in popularity amongst the age group (specifically 16-19). It provides opportunities for the young person to gain a qualification in environmental studies as their vocation, improve on Functional Skills, receive careers guidance combined with employability skills, attain work experience and if all goes well, end their course to progress into employment or an apprenticeship.

For more information contact John Hutton,Personal Support Adviser

T:01179 291624

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Full Circle Work Club begins Feb 5th

Full Circle Youth & Family Project begins a new pilot project in February to help job seekers in and around St Pauls & Montpelier find work.

The Work Club will be a chance for people in the area looking for work to gain advice on company’s currently recruiting, volunteering, education and training courses as well as help with cv preparation, online job-hunting and Universal Job Match. As well as this the Work Club will be inviting agencies offering further employment, training and benefits services to attend and give specialist advice related to these areas.

The Work Club will meet on Tuesdays beginning February 5th at the St Pauls Learning Centre, Grosvenor Road between 1-3pm and is being run in partnership with Ashley Community Housing.

If you would like to find out more information about the Full Circle Work Club please contact 0117 9077164 (office) or email: