Fully remote DWP approved training

It is a requirement of the scheme for employers to provide Employability Skills training to their Kickstart placements. It is our responsibility, as your Gateway Organisation to ensure that this training takes place for the employers we represent.

We have designed a distance learning Employability Skills training programme which we deliver for Kickstart placements, we do this for all our employers and can offer this to other employers as well.

  • Designed to meet DWP requirements
  • Training delivered by our trained tutors
  • Takes place in the placements time (evenings and weekends) , not work time.
  • Ten week distance learning e-portal using a combination of interactive workbooks, tutorials and face to face sessions
  • Fully trackable and auditable for DWP reporting

Employability Skills Course content

The costs of training are covered within your Kickstart grant which you receive when the placement starts work with you. Every kickstart placement is required under the scheme to complete at least the essentials course below.

Kickstart Training Essentials

from £395+VATper learner
  • Understanding Mindset
    This module shows candidates how to recognise their own qualities and how to develop a mindset for successful employment.

    NFCE

    Develop a mindest for work
  • Understanding Motivation
    This module covers motivating and demotivating factors for employees and the impact it can have on the workplace.

    NFCE

    Explore how to motivate yourself
  • Problem-Solving at Work
    This module introduces candidates to the workplace problems you may encounter and the best ways to resolve them.

    NFCE

    Solve problems effectively
  • Taking part in a project
    This module provides an understanding of project work including setting goals and defining the scope of a project.

    NFCE

    Meet your project objectives
  • Working in a team
    This module covers the characteristic and dynamics of a good team, how to work effectively in a team and to recognise the contributions of others.

    NFCE

    Become a good team member
  • Working with Colleagues
    This module introduces the importance of maintaining good working relationships in the workplace.

    NFCE

    Support colleagues effectively
  • Job application skills
    Candidates must know the essentials of job hunting; how to complete job application forms and create a letter to accompany a job application.

    NFCE

    Write winning job applications
  • Writing a CV
    Understanding what makes a good CV, what to include on your CV and how to present the information is a vital employability skill. Plus the importance of a reference.

    NFCE

    Create a personalised CV
  • Job Search Skills
    How a young person can create a personalised employment plan and learn how to search and apply on job boards and other media.

    NFCE

    Apply for jobs with confidence
  • 1:1 support
    We provide dedicated 1:1 support to all trainees when required.

Kickstart Training Bronze

from £595+VATper learner
  • Understanding Mindset
    This module shows candidates how to recognise their own qualities and how to develop a mindset for successful employment.

    NFCE

    Develop a mindset for work
  • Understanding Motivation
    This module covers motivating and demotivating factors for employees and the impact it can have on the workplace.

    NFCE

    Explore how to motivate yourself
  • Problem-Solving at Work
    This module introduces candidates to the workplace problems you may encounter and the best ways to resolve them.

    NFCE

    Solve problems effectively
  • Taking part in a project
    This module provides an understanding of project work including setting goals and defining the scope of a project.

    NFCE

    Meet your project objectives
  • Working in a team
    This module covers the characteristic and dynamics of a good team, how to work effectively in a team and to recognise the contributions of others.

    NFCE

    Become a good team member
  • Working with Colleagues
    This module introduces the importance of maintaining good working relationships in the workplace.

    NFCE

    Support colleagues effectively
  • Job application skills
    Candidates must know the essentials of job hunting; how to complete job application forms and create a letter to accompany a job application.

    NFCE

    Write winning job applications
  • Writing a CV
    Understanding what makes a good CV, what to include on your CV and how to present the information is a vital employability skill. Plus the importance of a reference.

    NFCE

    Create a personalised CV
  • Job Search Skills
    How a young person can create a personalised employment plan and learn how to search and apply on job boards and other media.

    NFCE

    Apply for jobs with confidence
  • 1:1 support and mentoring
    We provide dedicated 1:1 support to all trainees when required alongside additional mentoring to ensure the course material is fully understood.
  • Interview skills
    This course covers the different types of interview and how to prepare for and carry out a winning interview.

    NFCE

    Carry out a winning interview
  • any level 2 course
    Choose from 45 Level 2 Accredited distance Learning courses.

    CACHE

    Work based related to the Employers business

Kickstart Training Silver

from £795+VATper learner
  • Understanding Mindset
    This module shows candidates how to recognise their own qualities and how to develop a mindset for successful employment.

    NFCE

    Develop a mindset for work
  • Understanding Motivation
    This course covers motivating and demotivating factors for employees and the impact it can have on the workplace.

    NFCE

    Explore how to motivate yourself
  • Problem-Solving at Work
    This module introduces candidates to the workplace problems you may encounter and the best ways to resolve them.

    NFCE

    Solve problems effectively
  • Taking part in a project
    This module provides an understanding of project work including setting goals and defining the scope of a project.

    NFCE

    Meet your project objectives
  • Working in a team
    This module covers the characteristic and dynamics of a good team, how to work effectively in a team and to recognise the contributions of others.

    NFCE

    Become a good team member
  • Working with Colleagues
    This module introduces the importance of maintaining good working relationships in the workplace.

    NFCE

    Support colleagues effectively
  • Job application skills
    Candidates must know the essentials of job hunting; how to complete job application forms and create a letter to accompany a job application.

    NFCE

    Write winning job applications
  • Writing a CV
    Understanding what makes a good CV, what to include on your CV and how to present the information is a vital employability skill. Plus the importance of a reference.

    NFCE

    Create a personalised CV
  • Job Search Skills
    How a young person can create a personalised employment plan and learn how to search and apply on job boards and other media.

    NFCE

    Apply for jobs with confidence
  • 1:1 support and mentoring
    We provide dedicated 1:1 support to all trainees when required alongside additional mentoring to ensure the course material is fully understood.
  • Interview skills with mock interview sessions
    This course covers the different types of interview and how to prepare for and carry out a winning interview. Also includes mock interview sessions for extra preparation.

    NFCE

    Carry out a winning interview
  • any TWO level 2 courses
    Choose from 45 Level 2 Accredited distance Learning courses.

    CACHE

    Work based related to the Employers business

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

Acquire talent, engage with your people, measure satisfaction and improve performance.

The WorkAdvisor proposition is unique, as well as acquiring talent for your business we measure levels of staff satisfaction and talk to you about where the challenges may lie and how to address them.