Birmingham Employability Programmes

We have 2 programmes available for people within Birmingham.

Elevate Programme

Are you over 50 and at risk of redundancy? 

Have you been made redundant in the last 3 months? Has your role disappeared because of the impact of Brexit or the COVID-19 Pandemic?
We can help you get the job you want. Our Elevate programme stops older people from falling out of work for good. With bespoke redundancy support from our experienced coaches, you can take control of your future and re-enter the workforce with confidence.

Our support includes:

  • Course led by an experienced coach
  • Employment support tailored to you and your needs
  • Professionally-written CV and interview tips
  • Identify your strengths and build self-confidence
  • A chance to talk to others in the same situation
  • Access to local job opportunities

“I was made redundant at 63 and felt like it was the end of the world. But it wasn't. It was an opportunity for change.” – Jon

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aged between 50 and 64
  • At risk of redundancy or have been made redundant in the last 3 months
  • Live or work in the West Midlands
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK

Are you an employer who is in the difficult position of having to make redundancies?
We are here to offer a more supportive approach. Contact us to find out more about our free, confidential and holistic service which helps your workers to move forward after redundancy and find fulfilling employment.

I-Can Programme

Do you need help finding a job in warehousing and logistics?
Our I-Can Employability Programme offers you a package of personalised training, work experience and job search support to help you find your new role.

Our programme includes:

  • Fork lift truck licence
  • Accredited qualification in warehousing
  • Work experience
  • CV and interview support
  • Access to local job opportunities with a guaranteed interview

“I’d been out of work for a long time, but after signing up to FareShare Midlands’ programme, I was in full time employment within a few weeks. I am absolutely over the moon.” – Keith, I-Can participant

Eligibility criteria:

  • Unemployed
  • Aged 25 and over
  • Live in Birmingham
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK

Are you a company employing warehouse and logistics staff?
You can benefit from our fee-free recruitment service.

  • Advertising vacancies on your behalf
  • Sourcing local candidates
  • Pre-screening candidate suitability to meet your job descriptions
  • Tailoring training to suit your induction process

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