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Ways2Work Website Maintenance

We’re spending a couple of weeks performing website maintenance on the Ways2Work website. This means that our news and calendar will not be updated while the work is ongoing. We’re sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, but we will be improving the speed and features of the website in the coming weeks. Thanks for your patience and we’ll be back with you soon. Lucy – Ways2Work 18/11/2020
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National Careers Service – Virtual Job Fair 16/11/20

On Monday, 16 November 2020 the National Careers Service is hosting a virtual job fair where they will be promoting a range of live job opportunities. As part of the event the National Careers Service will be hosting webinars on the day. You can see details of the webinars being offered and how to join them on the webinar flyer. And details of the virtual jobs fair on the jobs fair flyer.
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Learning Disability Work Week 9th – 15th November

LOCAL BRISTOL MAN SUPPORTS HIS COMMUNITY THROUGHOUT THE PANDEMIC Mencap celebrates helping Richard Yendle achieve his dreams this Learning Disability Work Week (9th – 15th November 2020) With people with a learning disability and/or autism facing significant barriers to job entry, Mencap is celebrating helping local Bristol man Richard Yendle, who has a learning disability, into employment. As a keyworker working at Sainsbury’s through the COVID crisis, Richard is one of the people society has relied on to keep the country moving through the most difficult of times. Like many people with a learning disability Richard, from Bristol, tried hard to find work but faced many barriers: “I just wanted a company that would take me on and give me a paid job, so I can show what I can do.” After receiving support from Mencap, he started working at
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N-Gaged Courses

Message from Cheryl Cole of N-Gaged Training: If you are unemployed or qualify as a low-income earner these courses are FREE! Exciting news – Amazing Range of Courses Available NOW! N-gaged is now working with our new sister company Finance Management Business School (FMBS) to offer a greater variety of courses. Our courses are now available online commencing every Monday – including some practical elements.  Access to a laptop/computer is required or perhaps you would like to take advantage of attending our in-house IT suite on a pre-bookable basis. Courses include: Storage and Warehouse (obtain your Forklift Truck Licence)   Construction (obtain your CSCS card) – including Award in Construction, Award in Health and Safety within the workplace and Award in Health and Safety within a Construction Environment  Logistics (obtain your HGV Licence) – including Certificate in Safe Road Skills and
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Reminder: On Site Bristol Online Open Evening

On Site Bristol Online Open Evening is taking place via Zoom on Monday 30 November 2020.  It is already looking to be a well attended event, with lots of people signed up already. Download the flyer here. If you have anyone who may be interested in finding out more about Construction Apprenticeships, please get them to sign up via the following link: http://bit.ly/osbonline On Site Bristol will be joined by one of their employers as well as a current and a former apprentice who will be sharing their experiences. Please note that On Site Bristol will also be present at the following events to talk to about Construction Apprenticeships: Tuesday, 24 November 2020: St Brendan’s Sixth Form Online Careers Fair Wednesday, 25 November 2020: The West of England Careers Inspiration Show Years 10 & 11 (Like to Be) Alternatively please do
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CCBED Courses

CCBED is ready to deliver Personal Development and Enterprise and Employment courses; Time for Change provides tools and a safe space to discuss and develop skills around Assertiveness, Effective Communication and Time Management, aimed at empowering learners to utilise these tools in both their personal and professional lives. See Time for Change flyer. Level 1 Award Passport to Enterprise & Employment is an introduction to Enterprise, with a focus on identifying and developing Skills & Characteristics of Enterprising Communication, an introduction to Marketing and how best to address Problem Solving at Work.  This course is aimed at anyone considering self-employment who may lack confidence or focus on taking those first steps towards being your own boss. See Passport to Enterprise & Employment flyer. If you have any inquiry, please contact Valentin.
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Careers Hub Update: Still available for Face to Face appointments

The Careers Hub in The Galleries is closed until the end of lockdown, however, The Galleries shopping centre is committed to remaining open for essential services so it can reopen for one to one appointments. National Careers Service is currently compiling a list of customers who need face to face appointments. Please refer customers who: Need face-to-face, career advice appointments for clear reasons e.g. language barriers, technology issues etc. Are not in a high-risk/vulnerable category Are not in a support bubble with anyone of a high-risk/vulnerable category Who’re able to access the BS1 area of Bristol The team is open to any creative ideas to support customers that require face-to-face appointments e.g. involving training providers or delivering National Careers Service workshops to small groups. Full details of premises risk assessments can be provided, if helpful. If you have any questions
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Upcoming courses from The Restore Trust

As an education provider, The Restore Trust will be open throughout this period to continue to support people who wish to undertake accredited training qualifications to improve their prospects of employment. Please see the Restore Trust poster which outlines what is available throughout November and December 2020. The current range of courses and course dates are below. All accredited courses are available to undertake online via Microsoft Teams with ‘live’ tutor support or onsite at The Restore Trust in a COVID-19 secure environment. ​The Restore Trust – Courses – November and December 2020: ​Monday 9 November to Friday 27 November 2020 – Digital Skills – Accredited – Entry3, Level1 and Level 2 Certificate – ​ Session Times: (9:30-11:30/12:30-14:30/15:00-17:00) Monday 16 November to Friday 20 November 2020 – Production – Accredited – Level 1 Certificate – ​ ​Session Times: (9:30-16:30)   *Guaranteed interview with
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Code Nation – New two day short course!

Code Nation is currently running two 2-day courses. Dates: Intro to coding 10-11 Nov, 24-25 Nov, 8-9 Dec Level up ( Prior learning)  17-18 Nov, 1-2 Dec, 15-16 Dec If you refer anyone outside of Bristol there is a cost of £99 per person – unless they are within the Bristol area, unemployed, earning 17k or less and in receipt of benefits they can do the course for FREE! See details on the course information. If you have anyone in mind to refer over, please feel free to give me a call on 07772568324 or the office on 0208 064 1559, or drop my colleague Ezra an email on ezra@wearecodenation.com with your referral’s Name, Number and Email, and we’ll see what we can do for them! 
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Keeping busy over lockdown – Code Nation

Message from Dan at Code Nation: My name is Dan, I am the engagement director at Code Nation. Our courses are fully fundable with potential for full government funding for your participants. The course makeup looks like this: Develop: Coding (an intro to Software Development, building websites, blogs and games using Code) 3 Week Course, Monday – Friday, 9:30am – 5:30pm Awarded a Level 2 Qualification Privately at £899, but if your customer is in receipt of benefits or earning £16k or less a year, they are likely to get the course for FREE Upon completion of the course, some of our students go on to get an Adult Apprenticeship with one of our 200+ affiliate companies. See more information on the course flyer. If you need to refer anyone over, please feel free to give me a call on 07772 568324
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