Pursue your ambitions at Unitas!
Unitas offers a range of employability, education, training & enterprise support for young people from the age of 8 – 19 & up to 25 for those with SEND.
Young people can access support through our Ambitions programme, as well as drop-in support throughout the year on more an informal basis.
How can you help me get a job or improve my CV?
Our Enterprise coordinator, Michelle has a regular flow of opportunities to support your next steps, including career taster days, Job opportunities, Career talks, trips to businesses & CV workshops.
You can pop in to see Michelle in the ambitions room on a Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday or email her – Michelle.Allen@UnitasYouthZone.org
Keep an eye on our social media accounts & website for upcoming opportunities.
What is the Ambitions programme?
Our Ambitions programme is an eight-week employability skills programme for our members who are not in education, employment, or training (NEET). Members must be aged 16-18, or up to 25 years old with SEND and we will support them in identifying and achieving their next steps whether that is work, training, further education, or an apprenticeship.
When does the Ambitions programme take place?
The Ambitions Programme takes place three times a year in February, May, and October (subject to minor variations).
What does the Ambitions programme involve?
By enrolling for the Ambitions programme, you will have the opportunity to get involved in a range of employment related activities including:
- Goal setting.
- Identifying your personal skills and skills that are needed for employment.
- Education and career planning.
- CV and cover letter writing.
- Job searching techniques.
- Interview skills and techniques.
- Mock interviews.
- Teamwork and confidence building skills.
Young People will also learn about Customer Service and develop their knowledge and confidence by undertaking a level one qualification. There will be various activities, workshops and trips during the programme which will help young people to build resilience by completing challenges outside their comfort zones and this is an opportunity to meet lots of new people.
What was the first cohort of Ambitions programme like?
If you want to discover what our first Ambitions graduates did during their time on the course, then read their full story here.
When does the course run?
Mondays and Thursdays from 10am to 3pm.
How do I sign up?
Recruitment for our ambitions programme is currently on hold, for further information or for general employability enquires you can call Unitas & ask for Michelle on 020 8075 5888.
If you have any queries, you can call Michelle Unitas on 020 8075 5888.