Learn new skills
Get real work experience
Find the job you want 

What is WorksForMe?

A free programme designed to help you to develop the skills needed to find, stay and progress in work. This will include:

Classroom based training

Full-time classroom training to help you prepare for opportunities in Retail, Hospitality or Administration.

Work experience

A work placement with a local business which can last from 1 to 6 weeks.

Job interview

An interview with the business you’ve completed your placement with.  

Ongoing support

Ongoing support after your placement to help you make the most of your programme, continue learning and secure a job.

What will I learn?

Training leading to BTEC1 qualifications

Learn skills & build confidence to start work

  • Customer service skills
  • CV writing
  • Interview skills
  • Work awareness
  • Team working
  • People skills

 

Guaranteed work experience

We’ll match you with an employer to

  • Apply & develop your skills
  • Gain practical experience
  • Learn which job roles suit you
  • Add experience to your CV

 

Job interview

With the business you’ve done your placement with to get

  • Practical advice about your career
  • The chance to get a job

 

Continued support

We’ll continue supporting you after completing your programme to

  • Help you find work or
  • Start a paid apprenticeship

 


Featured opportunities

We have new WorksForMe programmes starting all the time, all over the country. Sign up today!

Leeds 18-24 Traineeship opportunity
26th June - 21st July 2017

Bupa Traineeship opportunities with Capita Worksforme

Interested in starting a career in the care sector? This exciting traineeship opportunity with international healthcare group Bupa will help you build up skills and knowledge, gain vital work experience and prepare you for a variety of different job roles.

Total traineeship duration: 5 weeks

Programme overview

5 weeks of Pre-Employment Training around customer service and personal and social skills. On completion of the PET learners will have a guaranteed interview for a placement, if successful they will have a 1-week work placement and roles will be offered based on performance, commitment etc during placement

  • Care Worker
  • Activity Co-ordinator
  • Food Services Assistant
  • Housekeeping assistant

 

On a Capita Worksforme traineeship you will receive invaluable classroom training and work experience to develop your business skills. This process will help you decide if the role is suitable for you and that you’re making the right decision. It will also prepare you to be your best in job interview situations.

On completion of your Capita Worksforme traineeship we will continue to provide ongoing support for your career, regardless of whether you are successful with your job interview or not.

You will be eligible for a Capita Worksforme traineeship if you are:

Aged between 18–24 years old
Not in education and out of work
Currently hold qualifications below the equivalent of two A-levels
Interested in working for Bupa in one of their residential sites.

Sign up today and take your first big career step!

About Bupa:
Bupa is a leading international healthcare group. It runs care homes, health centres, dental centres and hospitals, offers personal and company health insurance and provides home healthcare, workplace health services, health assessments and chronic disease management services including health coaching.

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Stoke-on-Trent 18-24 Traineeship opportunity
26th June - 28th July 2017

Bupa Traineeship opportunities with Capita Worksforme

Interested in starting a career in the care sector? This exciting traineeship opportunity with international healthcare group Bupa will help you build up skills and knowledge, gain vital work experience and prepare you for a variety of different job roles.

Total traineeship duration: 5 weeks

Programme overview

5 weeks of Pre-Employment Training around customer service and personal and social skills. On completion of the PET learners will have a guaranteed interview for a placement, if successful they will have a 1-week work placement and roles will be offered based on performance, commitment etc during placement

  • Care Worker
  • Activity Co-ordinator
  • Food Services Assistant
  • Housekeeping assistant

 

On a Capita Worksforme traineeship you will receive invaluable classroom training and work experience to develop your business skills. This process will help you decide if the role is suitable for you and that you’re making the right decision. It will also prepare you to be your best in job interview situations.

On completion of your Capita Worksforme traineeship we will continue to provide ongoing support for your career, regardless of whether you are successful with your job interview or not.

You will be eligible for a Capita Worksforme traineeship if you are:

Aged between 18–24 years old
Not in education and out of work
Currently hold qualifications below the equivalent of two A-levels
Interested in working for Bupa in one of their residential sites.

Sign up today and take your first big career step!

About Bupa:
Bupa is a leading international healthcare group. It runs care homes, health centres, dental centres and hospitals, offers personal and company health insurance and provides home healthcare, workplace health services, health assessments and chronic disease management services including health coaching.

Sign Up

Leicester 19-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
26th June - 7th July 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 19-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    19 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

Warrington 16-24 Traineeship opportunities
28th June - 1st August 2017

Traineeships with the Village Hotels

Want to start a career in hospitality? This exciting traineeship opportunity with fast growing UK hotel chain The Village Hotels will help you build up skills and knowledge, gain vital work experience and prepare you for a variety of different job roles.

• Total duration: 4 weeks
• Work experience: up to 2 weeks with Village Hotels
• Qualifications included: City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate for Introduction to Retail and City & Guilds Certificate in Personal and Social Development
Guaranteed interview from Village Hotels, with the potential of full-time or part-time employment
• Potential career path: Ideal preparation for a variety of roles in the hospitality sector, from food and beverage, hotel reception, housekeeping  and many more

This traineeship will provide invaluable pre-employment work-based classroom training and work experience to develop your business skills. This process will help you decide if the role is suitable for you and that you’re making the right decision. It will also prepare you to be your best in job interview situations.

On a completion of the programme we will continue to provide ongoing support for your career, regardless of whether you are successful in securing a job with Village Hotels or not.

Who can apply?
Traineeships are for those 16–24 year olds that need that extra support to go and get a job. So even if you have some qualifications up to 1 A Level you can join one of our courses. Equally NO qualifications or experience is absolutely fine.

Sign up today and take your first big career step!

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Warrington 18-24 Traineeship opportunity
28th June - 1st August 2017

Bupa Traineeship opportunities with Capita Worksforme

Interested in starting a career in the care sector? This exciting traineeship opportunity with international healthcare group Bupa will help you build up skills and knowledge, gain vital work experience and prepare you for a variety of different job roles.

Total traineeship duration: 5 weeks

Programme overview

5 weeks of Pre-Employment Training around customer service and personal and social skills. On completion of the PET learners will have a guaranteed interview for a placement, if successful they will have a 1-week work placement and roles will be offered based on performance, commitment etc during placement

  • Care Worker
  • Activity Co-ordinator
  • Food Services Assistant
  • Housekeeping assistant

 

On a Capita Worksforme traineeship you will receive invaluable classroom training and work experience to develop your business skills. This process will help you decide if the role is suitable for you and that you’re making the right decision. It will also prepare you to be your best in job interview situations.

On completion of your Capita Worksforme traineeship we will continue to provide ongoing support for your career, regardless of whether you are successful with your job interview or not.

You will be eligible for a Capita Worksforme traineeship if you are:

Aged between 18–24 years old
Not in education and out of work
Currently hold qualifications below the equivalent of two A-levels
Interested in working for Bupa in one of their residential sites.

Sign up today and take your first big career step!

About Bupa:
Bupa is a leading international healthcare group. It runs care homes, health centres, dental centres and hospitals, offers personal and company health insurance and provides home healthcare, workplace health services, health assessments and chronic disease management services including health coaching.

Sign Up

London 19+ Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
28th June - 18th July 2017

Pre-employment Academy with retailRIGHT in London

retailRIGHT is offering retail opportunities that lead to jobs with House of Fraser, Clarks, Maplin and KFC in London. We are delivering a sector based work academy that guaranteers the candidate an interview for a sales team leader job with their retailer.

The programme includes:

- 3 weeks training - full-time classroom training to prepare you for work and give you qualifications
- 2 weeks work experience

Qualifications achieved on programme:

- Customer Service/Retail  Level 1
- Personal and Social Development Level 1  

Core responsibilities:

- Support the achievement of key store KPIs by delivering sales at target levels set by store management team
- Consistently deliver a great brand experience, including utilising technologu to enhance the consumers' experience and keeping up to date with product knowledge
- Maintain the sales floor and back of house in order to deliver high brand and retail standards
- Put stock away in the correct places, keeping good order and stockroom aisles clear
- Follow Health and Safety procedures at all times as delivered in training
- Represent the brand at all times
- Follow cash and stock security procedures to company standards
- Regularly review own performance and maintain a personal development plan

Who can apply? You are eligible if you:

- Aged 19+
- Unemployed and in receipt of benefits
- Resident in UK/EU for three years
- Hold ID/RTW documents
- Actively looking for the right opportunity to start your career

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London 19+ Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
3rd July - 21st July 2017

Barclays Learning Academy Opportunity with Capita Worksforme

Interested in starting a career in the banking sector? This exciting Capita sector-based work academy opportunity with leading financial services company Barclays will help you build up skills and knowledge, gain vital work experience and prepare you for a variety of different job roles.

• Total Work Academy duration: 5 weeks
• Qualifications included: City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service and City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Personal and Social Skills
Opportunity for a job interview and progression to a 12 month Barclays apprenticeship programme
• Potential career path: Ideal preparation for a variety of roles in the banking sector, including Customer Service and Sales.

On a Capita Learning Academy you will receive invaluable classroom training and work experience to develop your business skills. This process will help you decide if the role is suitable for you and that you’re making the right decision. It will also prepare you to be your best in job interview situations.

This programme will enable you to study for a Level 2 qualification in Professional Financial Services and gain employment in Barclays’ Customer Service or Sales department.

On completion of your Capita Learning Academy we will continue to provide ongoing support for your career, regardless of whether you are successful with your job interview or not.

You will be eligible for a Capita sector-based work academy place if you are:

Aged over 19 years old
Interested in working for Barclays in one of its branches.

Sign up today and take your first big career step!

About Barclays:
Barclays is one of the most recognisable brands on the high street, and over recent years they have made a significant commitment to the promotion of skills and careers of people. Since April 2012, Barclays have welcomed traineeships and apprentices in all areas of the bank, from the branch on your local high street, to contact centres, and even some in their head office in Canary Wharf.

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Bristol 18-24 Traineeship opportunity
3rd July - 28th July 2017

Bupa Traineeship opportunities with Capita Worksforme

Interested in starting a career in the care sector? This exciting traineeship opportunity with international healthcare group Bupa will help you build up skills and knowledge, gain vital work experience and prepare you for a variety of different job roles.

Total traineeship duration: 5 weeks

Programme overview

5 weeks of Pre-Employment Training around customer service and personal and social skills. On completion of the PET learners will have a guaranteed interview for a placement, if successful they will have a 1-week work placement and roles will be offered based on performance, commitment etc during placement

  • Care Worker
  • Activity Co-ordinator
  • Food Services Assistant
  • Housekeeping assistant

 

On a Capita Worksforme traineeship you will receive invaluable classroom training and work experience to develop your business skills. This process will help you decide if the role is suitable for you and that you’re making the right decision. It will also prepare you to be your best in job interview situations.

On completion of your Capita Worksforme traineeship we will continue to provide ongoing support for your career, regardless of whether you are successful with your job interview or not.

You will be eligible for a Capita Worksforme traineeship if you are:

Aged between 18–24 years old
Not in education and out of work
Currently hold qualifications below the equivalent of two A-levels
Interested in working for Bupa in one of their residential sites.

Sign up today and take your first big career step!

About Bupa:
Bupa is a leading international healthcare group. It runs care homes, health centres, dental centres and hospitals, offers personal and company health insurance and provides home healthcare, workplace health services, health assessments and chronic disease management services including health coaching.

Sign Up

Warrington 19+ Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
3rd July - 14th July 2017

Village Hotels Learning Academy

Want to start a career in hospitality? This exciting Capita sector-based work academy opportunity with fast growing UK hotel chain The Village Hotels will help you build up skills and knowledge, gain vital work experience and prepare you for a variety of different job roles.

• Total duration: 4 weeks
• Work experience: up to 2 weeks with Village Hotels
• Qualifications included: City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate for Introduction to Retail and City & Guilds Certificate in Personal and Social Development
Guaranteed interview from Village Hotels, with the potential of full-time or part-time employment
• Potential career path: Ideal preparation for a variety of roles in the hospitality sector, from food and beverage, hotel reception, housekeeping  and many more

Capita Learning Academy will provide invaluable pre-employment work-based classroom training and work experience to develop your business skills. This process will help you decide if the role is suitable for you and that you’re making the right decision. It will also prepare you to be your best in job interview situations.

On completion of your Capita Learning Academy programme we will continue to provide ongoing support for your career, regardless of whether you are successful in securing a job with Village Hotels or not.

You will be eligible for a place with a Capita sector-based work academy if you are:

Aged over 19 years old
Unemployed and in receipt of benefits
Interested in working for The Village Hotels in one of their many sites

Sign up today and take your first big career step!

Sign Up

Warrington 19-25 Sector Based Work Academy opportunity
3rd July - 14th July 2017

Bupa SBWA opportunities with Capita Worksforme

Interested in starting a career in the care sector? This exciting sector based work academy opportunity with international healthcare group Bupa will help you build up skills and knowledge, gain vital work experience and prepare you for a variety of different job roles.

Total academy duration: 3 weeks pre-employment training focussing on customer service, personal and social skills

Visiting the employer

Opportunity for a job interview for full and part-time roles

Potential career path: Ideal preparation for a variety of roles in the care sector, including Care Assistant, Activity Coordinator, Housekeeping, and Food Services

Capita Learning Academy will provide invaluable pre-employment work-based classroom training and work experience to develop your business skills. This process will help you decide if the role is suitable for you and that you’re making the right decision. It will also prepare you to be your best in job interview situations.

On completion of your Capita Learning Academy programme we will continue to provide ongoing support for your career, regardless of whether you are successful in securing a job with Village Hotels or not.

You will be eligible if you are:

Aged between 19-25 years old

Unemployed and in receipt of benefits

Resident in UK/EU for three years

Hold ID/RTW documents

Sign up today and take your first big career step!

About Bupa:
Bupa is a leading international healthcare group. It runs care homes, health centres, dental centres and hospitals, offers personal and company health insurance and provides home healthcare, workplace health services, health assessments and chronic disease management services including health coaching.

Sign Up

Birmingham 19+ Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
31st July - 18th August 2017

KFC Sector Based Work Academies

This exciting pre-employment training opportunity with leading UK food chain KFC will help you build up skills and knowledge, gain vital work experience and prepare you for a variety of different job roles.

• Total duration: 3 weeks
• Work experience: 1 week with KFC
• Qualifications included: City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate for Introduction to Customer Service and City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Personal and Social Skills
Opportunity for a job interview for full-time or part-time employment and which may progress to a paid job
• Potential career path: ideal preparation for a variety of roles in the hospitality sector, including Customer Service or Sales.

On our training academy you will receive invaluable classroom training and work experience to develop your business skills. This process will help you decide if the role is suitable for you and that you’re making the right decision. It will also prepare you to be your best in job interview situations.

If you are successful at the job interview stage, you will also have the opportunity for a paid job with KFC. This will give you the chance to earn while you learn!

On completion of your programme we will continue to provide ongoing support for your career, regardless of whether you are successful with your job interview or not.

You are eligible if you are:

Aged 19 plus
• Unemployed and claiming benefits

Sign up today and take your first big career step!

Sign Up

Staines 19-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
7th August - 18th August 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 19-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    19 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

Manchester 19-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
7th August - 18th August 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 19-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    19 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

Leeds 19-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
7th August - 18th August 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 19-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    19 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

Leicester 19-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
7th August - 18th August 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 19-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    19 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

Rotherham 19-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
29th August - 8th September 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 19-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    19 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

Manchester 19-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
11th September - 22nd September 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 19-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    19 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

Leeds 19-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
11th September - 22nd September 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 19-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    19 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

Leicester 19-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
11th September - 22nd September 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 19-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    19 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

Manchester 19-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
16th October - 27th October 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 19-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    19 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

Leeds 19-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
16th October - 27th October 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 19-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    19 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

Leicester 19-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
16th October - 27th October 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 19-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    19 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

Manchester 19-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
13th November - 24th November 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 19-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    19 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

Leeds 19-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
13th November - 24th November 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 19-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    19 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

Leicester 19-24 Sector-Based Work Academy opportunity
13th November - 24th November 2017

Academy Opportunities with British Gas (2-week)

Capita is working in partnership with British Gas and are delivering a unique 4-week Academy Programme which includes a 2-week pre-employment training and a 2-week Work Placement that will give all candidates an opportunity to look at all aspects of working at British Gas, from Customer Service, admin and out in the field shadowing Engineers (one day a week).

This innovative programme will equip 19-24 year olds with pre–employment skills, develop their engineering and customer service expertise and a GUARANTEED TELEPHONE INTERVIEW with the view to apply for a Full Time JOB with British Gas.

What will the candidates be doing during the pre-employment training? In amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, candidates will be:
• Developing their Customer Service and Communication skills
• Developing their ability to engage and work with others
• Preparing and developing their interview skills
• Growing and developing their confidence
• Learning how to take ownership of British Gas values and understanding them as a Business  

Work Placements
Work experience at British Gas covering various different departments such as customer service, admin & engineering


Who can apply?
The eligibility for this programme is:
•    19 – 24 years old with no upper qualifications who feel comfortable using a computer  and show motivation for wanting to build a career at British Gas

Please note:
•    Candidates must have Right to Work documentation which MUST INCLUDE a valid Passport, FULL Birth Certificate and NI number along with a proof of address- dated within 3 MONTHS such as a utility bill or Driving/Provisional licence
•    Candidates that make declarations around Criminal Convictions will be discussed with the candidate on a 121 basis.
•    Capita & British Gas are equal opportunity Employers and encourage applications from those with disabilities and support needed will be discussed during initial stages of referral

Sign Up

Why sign up for a WorksForMe programme?

You’ll get relevant qualifications*

  • City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service
  • City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Personal and Social Skills
  • Qualifications in English and Maths (if required)

*If you successfully complete the required coursework

You’re guaranteed a work placement

Our placements are with major UK employers, with real jobs and apprenticeships on offer.

  • High street banks
  • International hotel chains
  • Leading transport companies
  • Customer contact centres

 

Solid path to employment

  • WorksForMe will help you launch your career
  • It could lead to a job or a paid apprenticeship

It's a fun programme. You'll meet new people

  • You’ll do your training with other people who, just like you, are focused on preparing for opportunities in Retail, Customer Service or Digital job roles.
  • Coursework includes group activities and team work.

Is WorksForMe for me?

WorksForMe is designed to help you find a job that works for you.

If you are:

  • 16+ years old
  • unemployed
  • looking for employment but with little or no work experience
  • actively looking for the right opportunity to start or relaunch your career
  • wanting to improve your skills and find work

Then WorksForMe could be for you!

Sign up now and one of our advisors will contact you.

If you’re still not sure whether the WorksForMe programme is right for you, just get in touch via our Facebook page. 

What our learners say

Kalen

“My trainer understood each and every one of his students quickly to adapt to their style of learning, that felt great to me to see as I hadn't received much support in school or college or ever really until now.” 

Our trainers were rated

94%

for knowledge, enthusiasm, rapport and presentation skills

Moussa

“I appreciated the enthusiasm and friendliness exhibited by the people on the programme. My first week has honestly been an uplifting experience” 

97%

of learners said they would recommend WorksForMe to their friends or family

Mo

“I liked learning about the business I want to work in, the different areas and the variety of choices I have.” 

 

On average, learners rate the relevance of the course to finding a work placement as

93%

Rachel

“I liked the fact that I am in a small group and this gives me the opportunity to learn more effectively. I also developed my teamwork skills by being a group and engaging everyone.” 

99%

of learners reported the programme boosted their confidence

Join us and enrol

If you’re interested in signing up for a WorksForMe programme send us your details and we’ll call you to talk about it.

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