Personal Confidence Workshops in April 2015

Starting on the 22nd of April and until the 23rd April, LearnDirect Bristol will be running personal confidence workshops taking place over 2 days and starting at 1.30pm till 4.30pm.


-Individuals must be 19+
-Resident in the UK/EU for 3years or more
-In receipt of State benefits

To find out more about the course, use the info below:

Contact 01179 297744

Learndirect Bristol, Bristol. BS1 4PS

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MShed Moving Forward FREE course

Do you want the opportunity to take part in a volunteer placement at M Shed or Brunel’s SS Great Britain?

This is a FREE course aimed at unemployed people who are local Bristol Residents. “M Shed – Moving Forward” is an exciting volunteer placement and training programme developed and delivered by M Shed and South Gloucestershire and Stroud College, working in partnership with employment support agencies. The programme is supported by Bristol City Council’s Economy, Enterprise and Inclusion team.

They are looking to recruit local individuals and provide them with the necessary skills and work experience to take the next step towards gaining employment.

Individuals who join the programme will follow a tailor made course and have the opportunity to achieve nationally accredited qualifications in employability and customer service. Participants will gain real work experience and take part in volunteer placements in Bristol museums.

For more information, see below:

Taster Session & Enrolment:
Monday 23rd March 2015, 10am-1pm at M Shed. It’s an opportunity for you to find out more about the training programme.

Times & dates:
Running Mondays and Tuesdays (or Wedsnesdays) from 13th April – 8th July 2015 10am – 2pm at M Shed, Princes Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol.
Please note – It may be possible to cover travel expenses as well as providing lunch if you are a Bristol Resident.

Contact: Kasia Jakubiec

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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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FREE Radio Production course

Are you aged 16-25 and out of work? Do you want to gain experience in radio? If the answer is “yes” to the above questions, then this opportunity might be of interest.

Taster day: Tuesday 10th March 2015
Course dates: Monday 16th – Tuesday 7th April 2015

Location: Bristol

Via this FREE three-week course, you will:

  • Learn how to Broadcast the Truth About Youth
  • Produce your own community based radio show to broadcast on a local station
  • Work with professional radio DJs and producers
  • Gain experience in radio research, planning, production, interviewing and editing
  • Challenge negative perceptions of young people
  • Achieve your Bronze Arts Award
  • If you know anyone who might be interested, feel free to use the contact info below:

    Call or text Sian Bott on 07717 511165 or email

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    Free “Back to Work” Security course with Templegate

    Are you unemployed, out of education and looking for an opportunity in the Security or Customer Services sector?

    Templegate’s 13-day “Back to Work” course is tailored towards delivering the Right skills and Right qualification, to enable you to enter the employment market in the SECURITY industry.

    Templegate offers the opportunity to gain four qualifications over a 3 week period:

    What you will Learn:

    Functional skills (Level 1)
    Work Skills
    Door Supervision
    Course Duration:


    2nd March 2015 until 19th March 2015


    Templegate Training Unit 1A, Unity Street, Bristol BS2 0HN
    Text SECURITY to 0786 959 9542

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    International Women’s Day 2015 is on March 7th!

    International Women’s Day is on March 7th from 11am to 5pm and there is a diverse programme including a drama workshop with playback theatre group Breathing Fire, participate in a group weaving project to capture local women’s words and advice, join a puppet making workshop or participate in a sing-along with local voice coach Jules Olsen, Indoor static cycling challenge, Local poet Vanessa Kisuulen and much more.

    The day will focus on breaking barriers and building bridges, the opportunity to speed meet other like-minded women, Netwalking around the Docks plus the Breeze cycle ride – a cycle tour of Bristol women’s history.

    For more information visit:

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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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    ‘Generation 2015’ project

    The BBC is on the look-out for 18- to-24 year young to be part of its ‘Generation 2015’ project.

    “Generation 2015” is a cohort of 200 young people, drawn from across UK communities, who will be invited to contribute to BBC output in the run-up to the General Election.

    Those selected to take part could find themselves quizzing party leaders or speaking about their lives to Newsbeat, Newsnight, the Jeremy Vine Show or the Asian Network.

    the BBC aspire for this group to be a broad and representative cohort of UK 18- to 24 year olds, drawn from all UK communities and cultures.

    Applicants do not need to be steeped in politics or have decided how they will vote.
    They DO need to have a bit of spark and to have something to say for themselves.

    The deadline for applicants is quite tight – Completed application forms need to be returned by midnight on Monday 2nd Feb.

    More info and application forms are online at:

    The production team can be contacted on twitter @BBCGen2015, or via producer Dave Howard :

    NOTE ON ELIGIBILITY: 18-24 means anyone who will be 18 or over, but not yet 25, on the date of the General Election, May 7th 2015.

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    Free English courses by Learn Direct

    The English qualifications by Learn Direct can take just three months to complete and can help you work more accurately and quicker as well as boosting your confidence.

    You will cover subjects like:
    • reading
    • writing
    • grammar and punctuation
    • spelling
    • vocabulary
    • speaking and listening

    Why not pop into your nearest centre to find out more?

    Contact: Call Claire at learndirect on 07803200597

    or email:

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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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