If you’re unemployed and looking for work, or in education and looking to learn new life skills, then we can help.
Employability and skills training from Sport 4 Life UK is designed to help young people aged 11-29, prepare for and move into sustained education, employment, or training. We provide high-quality sessions, mentoring and guidance to help you make confident and informed decisions about your future.
As the leading sport for employment charity in the West Midlands, our services are FREE to young people not currently in education or employment (NEET).
Giving every young person accessible mentoring, training and guidance.
we’re more than just sport. Our personal development services are designed to bring out the best in young people
“BEING ABLE TO LEARN NEW SKILLS, ACHIEVE A QUALIFICATION AND HAVE THE SUPPORT OF MENTORS HAS BEEN AMAZING. I CAN’T THANK YOU ENOUGH.”
How it works
Employability and skills training connects young people with experienced, Sport 4 Life UK mentors to provide high-quality sessions, mentoring and guidance. This service is available to all young people aged 11-29 not currently in education or employment (NEET).
Working one to one with a trained Sport 4 Life UK mentor, mentees will cover:
- CV Creation and enhancement
- Interview skills training
- How to research market trends and prepare for an interview
Mentors will also help with personal development, boost self-confidence and provide a network of like-minded individuals and supportive professionals. This can include:
- Employability workshops
- Q&A sessions with leading businesses and professionals
If it’s not possible to meet due to COVID-19 restrictions, mentors can use Google Hangouts and other virtual platforms to provide a safe, supportive way of guiding young people struggling to find employment.
If you’re a young person looking to improve your employability or inquiring about our services on behalf of someone else please complete the form below:
77% OF YOUNG PEOPLE THAT PROGRESS THROUGH OUR NEET SERVICE MOVE INTO EMPLOYMENT
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