We believe you can overcome whatever barriers you face. Low confidence, mental health problems, a criminal record or no qualifications don’t need to prevent you from finding meaningful work and building a career.
What makes us stand out is our focus on not only the practical skills you need, like a great CV and interview tips, but on equipping you with a confident and resilient mindset.
The Spear Programme is designed for young people, 16-24-years-old, who are not in education, employment or training. You need to be available Monday to Friday, 1:30pm – 4pm for six weeks.
We provide you with the skills and confidence to seek employment and will support you in your efforts to find a job. Three out of four people who complete the initial six weeks of Spear get into work or further training and are there a year later.
Candidates go into a variety of jobs, from customer service, business admin and construction to a range of apprenticeships. Others go back to college or on to university. Once you’ve got a job, our coaches keep in touch with you for a year to help you think about the next steps in your career.
The Spear programme is completely free.