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Ambitions Study Programme

Our Ambitions Programme provides a flexible approach to match flexible courses to young people’s needs. This means they should be based on prior attainment and designed to meet clear educational and career aspirations.

This course is targeted at 16-18 year old NEET learners who are not quite ready to go into an apprenticeship and will prepare them to enter this field. The programme will provide learners with an opportunity to develop work related skills and experience taster sessions in various hands on practical trades, whilst working towards nationally recognised accredited qualification in employability with a view to progressing on to a Traineeship programme or a paid Apprenticeship.


What does the course include and how long will it last?

The course runs over 3 days a week for 20 weeks and includes taster sessions including:

  • Push Bike and Motor Bike Maintenance
  • Construction - Brickwork and Tiling
  • Joinery
  • Painting and Decorating

Employability Skills including, cv writing, job search and job applications.

Functional Skills, English and maths at your personal individual level.
Personal and Social Development, employer visits and work experience.
Impartial information, advice and guidance.

The course aims to provide a basic knowledge of various practical trade areas, for those involved to decide which route they want to take on completion of the programme. Additionally we will look to improve individual confidence, communication and employability skills.
Practical workshop sessions along with classroom based learning, support the development of a portfolio of evidence.  
The final six weeks of the programme are devoted to work or voluntary/community experience in the trade area of interest.
Depending upon your grades on entry you may be required to study English and/or maths functional skills or GCSE.
Work experience with an employer, voluntary or community work will help you to gain valuable work experience.


What are employers looking for?

The world of work is changing all the time - the more you know about it, the better prepared you will be to plan your career, choose courses and subjects to study or find the right jobs and training.

With more and more people competing for jobs, it is important that your application really stands out. If you know what employers are looking for, you will be better prepared to find suitable jobs, write successful applications and feel confident in interviews. There are some personal qualities and skills that nearly all employers will be looking for, whatever kind of work you want to go into.

Most employers are looking for people who are:

  • Able to work well in a team
  • Confident with computers and technology
  • Positive about what can be achieved
  • Able to communicate well with customers and colleagues
  • Good at solving problems
  • Enthusiastic about the job and the company
  • Keen to learn new skills
  • Determined to succeed
  • Flexible in working hours and duties
  • Display good time-keeping and punctuality
  • Show some skills and experience in the work area
  • Work well on own initiative



Then call us on 01159 677771 or click on the link Ambitions Programme to download the PDF.
Alternatively visit our website at: www.webstraining.com to send an enquiry.


Ambitions Programme—Questions and Answers

Q         Where will the training take place?

A         At Webs premises located at The Poplars, Wollaton Road, Beeston, NG9 2PD

Q         What qualifications will I gain?

A         A Level 2 Certificate in Employability Skills, alongside Functional skills Level 1 or 2 if appropriate.

Q         How long will my course take?

A         The course runs over 20 weeks on 3 days per week with the last 6 weeks

           dedicated to work experience or a community placement.

Q         How many hours per week will I attend?

A         You will be attending for 21 hours per week

Q         Will I get any financial support?

A         You may be eligible for the 16-19 Bursary, please ask when you come

            for your interview.

Q         What are my opportunities for progression?

A         If you do well on the course and work hard, we will work with you to take the

           next step into either a Traineeship, an Apprenticeship, or  further learning whichever

           is applicable. It is important that you maintain high standards of behavior along with

          high levels of attendance and punctuality.





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The Poplars
Wollaton Road, Beeston
Nottingham. NG9 2PD

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