In partnership with Rock trust, Access to Industry are offering offer a six-week course covering basic life skills and wellbeing sessions for young people. The group sessions will aim to support young people with important life skills that will help them to empower themselves and improve their wellbeing.
Each session will be targeted at getting to know their feelings, boosting their confidence, and becoming more assertive to allow them to feel more comfortable in themselves. It will also help them to expand their knowledge and employability skill sets, gain real practical experience, and learn to live life better.
The sessions will be imparted by an Access to Industry Caseworker, who will support the young people throughout the course, and thereafter, by helping them to progress onto positive destinations within their chosen field once the course is completed. Skills developed on the course include: Money and Time Management; Stress and Moving On; Self-Confidence and Esteem; Interview, Communication Skills and Preferred Jobs; Dealing with Anger; and Teamwork.
To be eligible the young person must be aged 16-21 (or up to 25 with care experience) and be: based in Edinburgh; looking to improve their overall wellbeing; have left school or disengaged with school; looking for new, creative activities; and keen to build confidence for future progression in education, employment and/or training.
The course runs one day a week for eight weeks. Future dates TBC.
Supports young people with important life skills that will help them to improve their wellbeing.
Delivered in person, in Rock Trust's 'Hub' space (55 Albany Street, EH1 3QY).