Do you live in Newtownabbey or Belfast and need a little extra support in finding a job, writing a CV, applying for jobs online or gaining extra training?

The world of work is constantly changing and to keep up-to-date it might be time to retrain and gain new skills and qualifications. We are still here for you during Covid-19 and offering our services.

At Extern Works, we aim to get you to where you want to be and support you along the way. 

Employment Support

Kick-start your job and apprenticeship search with our full Level 1 qualifications in:

  • Catering
  • Joinery
  • General Maintenance
  • Electrical Installation
  • Waste Management
  • ECDL
  • Digital Skills
  • Essential Skills Maths and English
  • ESOL (New and to be develop)
  • Independent Living Skills
  • Developing Skills for Life
  • WRAP
  • Personal Success and Wellbeing
  • Employability

What short courses are available?

Whether you're looking for your first job or you feel it’s time for a career change, we offer a number of short courses to help get you on the right track. 

  • Manual Handling
  • Food Safety
  • Health and Safety
  • CSR Card
  • Forklift courses (to be completed alongside a full training course)
  • Warehousing

What support will I receive from the team?

Delivered in a flexible way that works around your lifestyle, we provide targeted careers support that helps you identify and address any barriers to getting into, and on in work.

So whether you are out of work, currently working and just need help in making that next move, or facing redundancy and want help updating your CV, our Employment Support team are able to help.

The Employment Support team can help you with…

  • Job search support including
    • Creating CV’s
    • Completing application forms
    • Skills matching for suitable jobs
    • Sourcing suitable employment
    • Interview techniques
  • Signposting to other supporting agencies for housing, benefits etc
  • Sourcing training opportunities
  • Providing employability training

Am I eligible to join?

Registration criteria is that participants must be unemployed, not in full time education or registered to another ESF funded programme. We mainly support those that fall into the following categories

  • Unemployed
  • Offenders/Ex-Offenders
  • Homeless
  • Refugees
  • Learning Disability Teams
  • Those with Mental Health issues

Get in touch

If you’d like to know more and start on the journey back to work, call our team on:

Tara McKevitt

[email protected]

074 8345 8020

Request a callback

        

This project is part funded through the Northern Ireland European Social Fund Programme 2014 – 2020 and the Department for the Economy