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Online employability courses for disabled adults

WECIL is offering a short, bite-sized online employment course that focusses on helping people prepare for work/volunteering/getting further education.

We have two courses starting shortly:

  • Starting on Thursday the 1st of October from 1.30pm to 3.30pm. Meeting once a week for 6 weeks.
  • Starting on Monday the 5th of October from 1.30pm to 3.30pm. Meeting once a week for 6 weeks.

If you think this course would be useful to anyone you are working with, you can fill in this form with their consent or they can fill it in themselves: https://bit.ly/wecilworkingtogetheronline

If these next dates are not suitable but they would be interested in knowing about future courses, they can fill in this shorter form: http://bit.ly/workingtogethercontactme

The course is for:

  • Those aged 18 or over
  • Identify as having a long-term health condition or disability (including mental health issues, dyslexia, etc.)
  • Are facing barriers to gaining employment
  •  Live within the South-West (BANES, Bristol, South Glos etc.)

There are no other eligibility criteria.

The areas we cover are:

1.  Reasonable Adjustments in work and the Access to Work scheme.

2.  How to disclose your condition/disability to an employer and when to do it (Positive Health Disclosure)

3.  How to build/tailor a CV

4.  How to build a Cover Letter and Volunteering

5.  How to write a job application and in-work behaviours

6.  How to prepare for a job interview, next steps/course completion.

During this course, there will also be the option to have some 1:1’s with the tutor to discuss your current situation and receive some support with applications.

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