What is Skills for Life and Work?
Skills for Life and Work will help you build the confidence and skills you need to find work. If you’re unsure about the kind of work you want to train for, it can help you to decide. You’ll be able to work towards recognised qualifications and get real experience in a workplace.
Who is Skills for Life and Work for?
Skills for Life and Work is for you if you are a young person who has left school but need experience of work along with qualifications. The Skills for Life and Work programme is designed for young people aged 16 – 17 (16-22 years for those with an educational statement and/or disability).
Alternatively, if you are 18 years old after 1st July and before the first Monday in September, you will be allowed to join Skills for Life and Work programme. Providing you start during the first week of September- immediately after your 18th birthday.
Where can I take part?
What qualifications are on offer?
What do trainees say?
What do I do next if I’m interested?
More information on the Skills for Life and Work programmecan be found on the NI Direct website.