I went from a stuttering mess over the phone, to being able to articulate myself properly. My self-confidence and communication skills have definitely improved.
Our Future is a six-month programme for those aged 16-19, including paid work experience, interactive employability skills training and mentoring. It is formally recognised and accredited by the Institute of Learning and Management.
Through the programme you will meet other young people, gain vital business skills and receive supportive advice. It will help you develop key skills that are essential in the workplace and give you a headstart after school or college.
On the Our Future programme, you will:
Young people who meet the following eligibility criteria can apply to the Our Future programme.
You must be:
Plus, have two or more indicators from the following:
Our Future is run on a referral basis only.
This means we require an application from a teacher, youth organisation, social worker, local council professional or support worker. If you are a young person who is keen to take part in this programme, please show this page to your contact and ask them to get in touch to see what we have available in your area.