Plan for the Pinch this Christmas

Plan for the Pinch this Christmas

Event: Take advantage of tips and tricks that could save you money in time for Christmas. You will be encouraged to take the downshift challenge, know how to use a ‘best value’ approach and learn how ‘pay later’ could get you caught up in ongoing debt.
How to Apply: Email enquiries@aes.wolverhampton or speak to a member of the student services team on 01902 558180.
Further Information: www.aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk


Fit for Futures

Fit for Futures

Event: Fit for Futures programme are free mental and physical health coaching programmes from support Futures.
Venue: The Way Youth Zone, School Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0NR
Days: Every Tuesday, 13th September – 6th December
Time: 12pm to 1:30pm
How to register: Telephone: 07802 479276


Wolves at Work 18-24 Drop-in sessions

Wolves at Work 18-24 Drop-in sessions

Event: If you're a young person seeking employment opportunities, drop by and chat with the Wolves at Work 18-24 team to receive free support and guidance as well as free one day travel.
Dates:

  • Thursday 1st (2pm - 4pm at the Civic Centre, Ground Floor)
  • Tuesday 6th (2pm – 4pm at The Way Youth Zone)
  • Wednesday 7th (2:30pm – 3:30pm at the Big Venture Centre)
  • Wednesday 7th (4pm - 7pm at the Careers and Skills Hub, City of Wolverhampton College, Wellington Road Campus)
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Prince’s Trust Team Programme

Prince’s Trust Team Programme

Event: This 12-week programme from the Prince’s Trust and the City of Wolverhampton College is an opportunity to push yourself beyond your comfort zone to develop personal skills and gain qualifications.
Date: Monday 9th January 2023
Venue: Newhampton Art Centre, Dunkley Street, Wolverhampton
How to Apply: To find out more please call Sarah on 07741140366 or email bournes@wolvcoll.ac.uk.


Train to be a Lifeguard

Train to be a Lifeguard

Event: We are running a number of free of charge NPLQ courses for those who are looking to get into a great industry, no prior experience is necessary to take part in these courses, they will be running throughout the year here at Wolverhampton Swimming and Fitness Centre. NPLQ is widely accepted by swimming pools in the UK and Ireland as a minimum qualification as a role of a lifeguard within the swimming pool.
Start Date: Monday 19th December - Friday 23rd December - (assessment Tuesday 27th December)

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Wolverhampton College Open Day

Wolverhampton College Open Day

Event: Do you want to train for a new career? Need new skills to secure your next role? Looking for a new hobby? If the answer is yes to any of the questions, then define your future at City of Wolverhampton College.
Dates: Saturday 14th January 2023 (10am – 2pm)
Venues: Paget Road and Wellington Road Campuses


Connexions Drop-in’s

Connexions Drop-in’s

Event: Connexions Wolverhampton will be at IGNITE and The Way Youth Zone offering information, advice and guidance for young people aged 16-19 (up to 25 with a learning difficulty or disability) to help them with their future options after leaving education.
Venue: Ignite Hub, i10, Railway Drive, Interchange, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LH
Days: Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s
Time: Between 10am and 1pm.
Venue: The Way Youth Zone, School Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0NR
Days: Wednesday’s
Time: Between 1:30pm and 4pm
For more information: Call the team on 01902 554499 or go to Connexions Support.


Young Business Matters Drop in Sessions

Young Business Matters Drop in Sessions

Event: Seeking to become self-employed? Want to network? Come along to our monthly networking sessions at The Lighthouse Café.
Dates: The 2nd Wednesday of every month (Until January)
Venues: The Lighthouse Café, Chubb Building, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HT

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Sian Computers Pre-Apprentice Programme

Sian Computers Pre-Apprentice Programme

Event: Pre-Apprentice Programme for 16-24 year olds, not in education, employment or training. Gain an entry level Employability Skills Certificate, improve your vocational skills, and gain practical work-based training in a range of sectors including:

  • Food And Hospitality
  • Healthcare
  • Hair And Beauty
  • Retailing
  • Events Management
Venue: Sian Computers, 16 Broadway, Collingwood Road, Bushbury, WV10 8EB
Date: Ongoing – 5-week programme.
How to register: No registration required. For further information please email - Events Planner: jasmine.kaur@stepstowork.co.uk or call 01922 627555


Nature Works

Nature Works

Event: An exciting new project at Wildside Activity Centre building on the strengths of our longstanding conservation volunteer programme. Nature works will be the ideal way for anyone aged 18-24 and interested in conservation to make their contribution to the local environment whilst learning valuable skills which will help them in their pursuit of employment. During the 12 weeks of the course there will be a firm focus on developing those employability skills most important to finding work.
Start Date: Ongoing
Additional Information: Find out more here.
How to Apply: Call: Andy Coulter on 01902 754612 for an informal chat, or email andy@wildsideac.co.uk


SIA Security Courses

SIA Security Courses

Event: Free SIA Security Courses including Licences. You must be aged 18 to 29, unemployed and live in Wolverhampton or Walsall.
Start Date: Ongoing
Additional Information: Find out more here.
How to Apply: info@saintstraining.co.uk - Call us on 01902 710670 or text 07877 245843 for a call back.


Free Coding Bootcamp

Free Coding Bootcamp

Event: Learn the fundamentals of Game and App Development. 3-day workshop for unemployed 18-24 year old’s in Wolverhampton.
Date: Ongoing
Venue: Pendeford Business Park, Wolverhampton
Additional information: Please visit schoolofcodinguk.com
How to Apply: To book or enquire please contact us on: 01902 509 209 or info@schoolofcoding.co.uk


Community Automotive Skills Enterprise (CASE)

Community Automotive Skills Enterprise (CASE)

Event: The CASE programme is a free programme designed to help youngsters wanting a career in the automotive industry as a Windscreen Technician.
Date: Ongoing
How to apply: Phone: 0333 006 4312 or email: caseskills6@gmail.com.


Fork Lift Truck

Fork Lift Truck

Event: This programme fully prepares you for working in Industry, getting qualified as an FLT driver and getting your nationally recognised FLT license. Fully funded for individuals aged 16-24, not in education, employment or training and living in the Black Country!
Course length: 5 weeks
How to apply: Call: 01827 216171 | Email: yea@thetraininginitiative.co.uk


Construction Skills Academy

Construction Skills Academy

Event: Take part in a FREE training programme at our BBV Skills Academy where you will receive specialist training to equip you with the skills, knowledge and qualifications leading to employment – guaranteed interview.
Date: Regular courses throughout 2022
Venue: BBV Skills Academy, Bordesley Green Campus
Additional Information: Contact the National Careers Service for more information and registration: jcpncsreferrals@prospects.co.uk


Training from Topps

Training from Topps

Event: Topps are offering free training to 18–24-year old's living in Wolverhampton and not in employment, training, or education. Courses include Level 1 Introduction to Mentoring and Level 1 Introduction to Mental Health Awareness.
Venue: Topps Training, 2 Langley Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 7LH
Days: Various dates available.
Time: 10am to 3pm
How to register: Email: elenedwards@topps.org.uk or Telephone: 0800 5999 416 or 07814 807839


Young Business Matters

Young Business Matters

Event: Young Business Matters is for your Self-employment needs. Delivering workshops and one-to-one sessions to help guide you into the world of being your own boss.
Start Date: Ongoing
How to Apply: info@youngbusinessmatters.co.uk - 01902 422421


Digisheds - Digital Marketing Bootcamp

Digisheds - Digital Marketing Bootcamp

Event: Digisheds offer free training in Digital Marketing or to become a Software Development Engineer. Our 16-week skills bootcamp will prepare you with the technical and soft skills (CV writing, interview tips and prep) to help you become employable within your desired field.
Start Date: Ongoing

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Job Match

Job Match

Event: Looking to pursue a career in Care? Proud to Care and West Midlands Care Association have a new initiative which allows you to register your details and then be matched with local care providers who are seeking someone like you to join their team!
Dates: Ongoing

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Creative Industries Training

Creative Industries Training

Event: Interested in a career where you can be creative? If you’re between the ages of 18 and 24, unemployed, claiming UC and have a passion for all things creative, Gazebo Theatre are offering you the chance to join their 10-week programme to improve your employability and skills.
Date: Ongoing
Venue: Mander Centre, Ground Floor, Wolverhampton, WV1 3NH
How to Apply: To register your interest or to find out more, send an email to info@gazebotheatre.com.


Microsoft Digital Employability Program - Catch22

Microsoft Digital Employability Program - Catch22

Event: Get free online employability support through this program from Catch 22 and Microsoft. You will receive specialised coaching, help with tailoring CVs and Cover Letters as well as advice for when you are in employment.
Dates: Ongoing
Venues: Online

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Free Accredited Courses with Access to Business

Free Accredited Courses with Access to Business

Event: There are free places available with Access to Business to complete either Food Hygiene Level 2, Health and Safety Level 2 or First Aid in the Workplace Level 3.
Dates: Ongoing
How to Apply: If you are interested in applying for one of the available courses. please contact Josie or Simon on 01902 572397 or email Simon at Simon@access2business.co.uk.


Become a Data Analyst

Become a Data Analyst

Event: On this free 11-week Skills Bootcamp, Generation provides you with the training and support necessary to begin a career in Data Analytics.
Dates: Ongoing

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Digital Skills Workshops and Taster Sessions

Digital Skills Workshops and Taster Sessions

Event: 2-hour taster sessions are available in Virtual Reality, Robotics, 3-D Printing, Design, Video Production and Game Development. You will also receive a £25 gift voucher and free food when you sign up and attend a session!
Dates: Ongoing

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Connect Football Leaders

Connect Football Leaders

Event: The Connect Football Leaders programme allows you to participate in football sessions, design coaching sessions and get involved with work experience in schools.
Dates: Ongoing

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