PROGRAMME TO PROMOTE PARTICIPATION IN APPRENTICESHIPS FOR BLACK AND MINORITY ETHNIC (BME) YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 16-24 YEARS

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PROGRAMME TO PROMOTE PARTICIPATION IN APPRENTICESHIPS FOR BLACK AND MINORITY ETHNIC (BME) YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 16-24 YEARS

Leeds City Council

The programme will engage with BME young people aged 16-24 years in the Leeds Local Authority.
The provision will engage with the individual, identify and address barriers to accessing Apprenticeship opportunities using a range of specialist support to move the Participant into an Apprenticeship opportunity.
The provision will include raising awareness and engagement activity to increase the number of Apprenticeship starts by BME young people

Interventions and support should include the following as a minimum

  • Support to achieve NVQ Maths and English or equivalent at the appropriate level where required:
  • High quality Apprenticeship job search support.
  • High quality application support including, assistance and guidance to develop a CV and make effective and appropriate Apprenticeship applications.
  • High quality interview support and preparation including effective interview techniques.
  • Employability training such as, communication skills, self-presentation, time keeping, attitude/ behaviour at work, team building and working relationships.
  • Any additional activities to support progression into Apprenticeships.
  • High quality careers education, information, advice and guidance
  • Support 100 BME young people aged 16-24 years on programme to develop evidence of actions, recording progress and achievements. This should include actions undertaken, steps achieved and milestones to make tailored and suitable applications. The portfolio will also include the number and details of the Apprenticeships the Participant has applied for. This should be recorded, maintained and signed by the Participant. A review of the portfolio will provide up to date analysis at any given time of where the Participant is on their journey.

Delivery is expected to begin in September 2017 and run until August2018.

https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert?advertId=5c783d4b-c772-e711-80e3-005056b64545

Deadline: 24/08/2017

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