Ready For Work

We have funding to enable us to facilitate this service for FREE!

This is a 5-day interactive & challenging programme for 18-24 year olds to tackle personal barriers to employment.

Start Date & Time

This 5-day programme will run on the last week of every month.


Designed specifically for 18-24year olds, currently unemployed, not in education or training. You must reside in Blackpool and the surrounding area.

The Programme

This is a 5-day programme designed to work on commitment mindset to increase readiness and prepare participants for the employment journey ahead.

Participants will complete 4 days of consecutive training, followed by a one-day review session after 4 weeks.

Learning outcomes:

Communication & Connection

  • Interpersonal skills, listening skills
  • Team-working
  • Motivation and effort.

Confidence & Self-Esteem

  • Comfort & stretch zones
  • Assertiveness
  • Seeking support

Challenging the Negative

  • Notice and name your thoughts
  • Challenging self-talk
  • Reframing negative to positive
  • Managing your reactions through Event/Mind/Reaction

Strengths & Weaknesses

  • Self-awareness and self-reflection
  • Giving & receiving feedback

Dealing with Change

  • Identify what you can control
  • Mindfulness and focus
  • Aligning actions with values

Goal Setting & Commitment

  • Planning and goal setting
  • Building commitment to goals
  • Seeking support on goals and checking in

Benefits for participants - do any of these appeal to you?

  • Learning through fun and challenging activities
  • Find out my own strengths and areas I want to improve
  • Learn how to challenge my negative thoughts
  • Learn about what motivates me
  • Get better at communicating
  • Improve the way I respond to setbacks
  • Set some goals and make a plan of action
  • Find out where I can ask for help
  • Have fun working on tasks in a group
  • A chance to take part in a fun and exciting team challenge with other people my age
  • Come away feeling better about myself
  • Improve my chances of getting a job that is right for me

To book onto this course:

Call: 0345 658 8647


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