Training for Work - Employment Programmes

Gain real work experience in the workplace, focusing on getting permanent employment. If you are serious about finding a job, then the Employment programme is for you!

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Training to get you back into the workforce.For those in receipt of an income tested benefit – Support for up to 26 weeks to get you into employment.

On this programme we will build an individual employment plan based around your needs and abilities. This will be the basis of the support and training you will receive.

No Costs

  • You may qualify for a traveling allowance

Programme Content:

Workplace based Training including:

  • Workplace health and safety

  • First aid

  • Employer expectations

  • Computer Training - Basic

Job searching and job related training:

  • CV and cover letter writing

  • Interview practice

  • Workplace skills

  • Job applications

  • Workplace onsite training

We offer assistance with:

  • Travel to and from course or interviews

  • Finding childcare

  • Transitioning to work

  • Driver licencing

  • Placing you into an employment environment that is right for you

  • Ongoing support once employment has been gained

Computer training:

  • Using online sites to apply for jobs

  • Setting up an email address and how to use email

  • Setting up a MYMSD account and how to use it

  • Use of basic word documents

Advantages for Trainees

  • Real employment opportunities at the end of your placement and training.

  • A training package to suit your needs.

  • Help with work related costs to enhance your placement.

Entry Requirements

  • Must be receiving a benefit from Work and Income

Once you are working we will give ongoing support for 12 months. You can call us with any questions or fears. HLC wants you to stay in work and we will make sure we are available if you need us.