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Work Ready

Join our exciting Work Ready programme which will help you get into work, a Traineeship or further studies. We will give you the valuable employability skills that employers are looking for and find you enjoyable placements which will give you real work experience. What’s more, you can receive support if you need to improve your English or Maths skills. These are important skills that employers look for.

Our class sizes are small (typically no more than 12), you will be taught by a friendly and encouraging tutor who will support your individual needs.

Come and join our small groups to make new friends and work with our team who will give you clear Information, Advice and Guidance.

Boost your confidence, build your CV and show that you are work ready. Our programme is available to anyone who is aged 16 to 18 years old (up to 24 if you have an Educational Health Care Plan), not in a full-time job or education.

What does Work Ready involve?

Course length

22 weeks, 3 days a week (building to 5 days a week when you start your work experience placement for 3 weeks).

Employability Skills

We will prepare you for the world of work through team building, working with others and activities such as:

  • Interview preparation
  • CV building
  • Confidence building
  • Social skills

Work Placement

Your 3 weeks’ work placement will give you valuable knowledge and practical skills in a real job setting which employers value. You will get one to one support with your employer to boost your confidence by allowing you to contribute to their business.


We have chosen valuable and exciting courses for you to achieve certification. You will complete an award in British Values, a Level 1 certificate in Progression, along with Functional Skills (English and Maths).

What does Work Ready do for you?

Now you have gained self-confidence and learned valuable skills that employers value, we will help you plan your next steps. This could be towards a Traineeship, Apprenticeship or what best suits your chosen career plan.

This course has inspired me, given me the confidence and motivation to get me to where I want to be as a kickstart to my future

– Nikita Cama-Ndreka

How do I get involved?

We have engagement officers based across Kent who can tell you more about the course, meet with you in person and help you find out if Work Ready is right for you.

Get in touch with your local Engagement Officer.

We have already helped thousands of people to work out what their strengths are and what they enjoy. We have then helped them to start their career in a job or further education that is right for each individual.

To find out more contact us on 0800 731 4297 or send us an enquiry

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