Project Search is a work-based programme for young people with learning disabilities, which supports their move from education to employment. Twelve students have an extended work experience placement at Glaxo Smith Kline, taught by a West Thames College teacher and supported by a full-time job coach employed by Action on Disability.
Qualification: Entry Level 3 City & Guilds qualification in Employability Skills (Planning for Progression, Effective Communication, Searching for a Job).
Level: Entry Level
Start Date: 04 September 2017
This is a one year course during which you will achieve an Entry Level City & Guilds qualification in Employability Skills.
You will study 3:
You will be based at Glaxo Smith Kline for 5 days a week where you will study your qualification. You will take part in 3 job rotations for the year for example in Security, The Post Room, Meeting Rooms, Restaurant, Reception, Office Admin and IT.
Once you’ve completed your academic year you will be supported to find paid work.
Please contact Bev McGuire for further details or an application pack.
“I really enjoy the course, especially ICT, games and cooking. The teachers are really nice too. We get to go on lots of trips – we’ve been to Thorpe Park and to the Sky Skills Studio where we learned all about reporting. It was incredible!”