At Hope we place particular importance on training and education.
We have created strong partnerships with local businesses and training providers to offer a wide range of opportunities to motivate and prepare our clients for work.
We offer fully funded level 1 and 2 courses in the following:
Forklift Truck Driver Training
Painting and Decorating
Health and Safety
Some of the life skills we offer are:
Food & Hygiene
Accredited Maths and English training – level 1 and 2
Employ ability essentials – including finding the job, CV writing, letter writing, Interview preparation
Life skills – including cookery lessons, filling in forms, money management and debt recovery
We have partnered with a national training provider to offer 41 fully funded online courses to help clients to develop their skills and gain recognised qualifications.
Subjects are up to and including Level 2 and include subjects such as:
A sample of the Health and Wellbeing subjects available to study are:
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
Level 2 Certificate In Counselling Skills
Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance
Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition
Business subjects available to study are:
Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills
Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration
Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service
Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Retail Operations
Level 2 Extended Certificate in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events
Level 2 Certificate in Cleaning Knowledge and Skills
We have lots of courses available in Social Care, including:
Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care
Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties
Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions
We work with a number of local businesses, groups and charities to offer volunteering opportunities to our clients. We also have opportunities to volunteer in- house; clients often help us out with our gardening, painting and even spreading the word about our charity.
If clients wish to volunteer, their support worker will help them to secure a position that suits them and aids their recovery and self-development.