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!

St Albans
22nd January - 12th February 2018

Bupa SBWA opportunities with Capita Worksforme

This exciting three-week 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.

A Sector-Based Work Academy with BUPA 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 training we will continue to provide ongoing support for your career, regardless of whether you are successful in securing a job with BUPA.

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

Coventry
22nd January - 12th February 2018

Sector-Based Work Academy with TFL

Capita Worksforme are working in partnership with TFL offering a three-week Sector-Based Work Academy.

This exciting Sector-Based Work Academy gives you:

  • Three weeks' classroom training focused on the needs of TFL
  • Work experience placement with employer and we will give you coaching and further learning support
  • Guaranteed job interview with TFL from which we will give you feedback
  • Access to further online training for a further six months

 

To be eligible for this Sector-Based Work Academy, you must be:

  1. Aged 19 years and over
  2. Unemployed and claiming benefits
  3. Looking for employment
  4. Actively looking for the right opportunity

If you are suitable, you will be invited to a registration event

Sign Up

Long Eaton
22nd January - 12th February 2018

Sector-Based Work Academy with Village Hotels

Capita Worksforme are working in partnership with Village Hotels offering a three-week Sector-Based Work Academy.

This exciting Sector-Based Work Academy gives you:

  • Three weeks' classroom training focused on the needs of Village Hotels
  • Work experience placement with employer and we will give you coaching and further learning support
  • Guaranteed job interview with Village Hotels from which we will give you feedback
  • Access to further online training for a further six months

 

To be eligible for this Sector-Based Work Academy, you must be:

  1. Aged 19 years and over
  2. Unemployed and claiming benefits
  3. Looking for employment
  4. Actively looking for the right opportunity

If you are suitable, you will be invited to a registration event

Sign Up

Chelmsford
12th February - 5th March 2018

BUPA Hatfield Peverel Lodge Nursing Home Training Programme, Chelmsford

Do you want to start a career in social care? Capita Worksforme have an exciting three-week Sector-Based Work Academy (SBWA) training programme with Hatfield Peverel Lodge Nursing Home, Chelmsford.  This reputable BUPA nursing home look for people who have enthusiasm for health and social care and who are extremely passionate about delivering the highest standards of care to their nursing home residents. 

Our valuable SBWA training programme will help you build up your skills and knowledge giving you vital work experience within a reputable BUPA nursing home.  This training programme will be working towards permanent positions within a fantastic range of roles including: Care Assistants, Housekeeping staff and within Food Services. Plus, there are 20 vacancies available.

Our SBWA training programme will give you all the training you need to develop your skills and get work ready and consists of:

  • Three-weeks full time classroom training
  • Short work experience with Hatfield Peverel Lodge Nursing Home,
  • A guaranteed interview with Hatfield Peverel Lodge Nursing Home
  • Following the interview, The Lawns Nursing Homemay offer you a permanent position which will give you excellent career progression and staff benefits. Or give you helpful feedback so you can find opportunities elsewhere
  • Ongoing support after your placement to help you make the most of our SBWA so you can continue learning and find work

 

To be eligible for this SBWA training programme with Hatfield Peverel Lodge Nursing Home,, Chelmsford you must be:

  • 19+ years old (must have turned 19 before 31 August 2017)
  • Must have a passion for working within social care.
  • Resident in the UK/EU for over 3 years
  • Must have ID/RTW documents and able to pass DBS check
  • Must be unemployed and claiming any benefit (UC, JSA, IS, ESA, PIP)

 

Sign Up

Colchester
12th February - 5th March 2018

BUPA Colonia Court Residential and Nursing Home Training Programme

Do you want to start a career in social care? Capita Worksforme have an exciting three-week Sector-Based Work Academy (SBWA) training programme with Colonia Court Residential and Nursing Home, Colchester.  This reputable BUPA nursing home look for people who have enthusiasm for health and social care and who are extremely passionate about delivering the highest standards of care to their nursing home residents. 

Our valuable SBWA training programme will help you build up your skills and knowledge giving you vital work experience within a reputable BUPA nursing home.  This training programme will be working towards permanent positions within a fantastic range of roles including: Care Assistants and Housekeeping staff. Plus, there are 20 vacancies available.

Our SBWA training programme will give you all the training you need to develop your skills and get work ready and consists of:

  • Three-weeks full time classroom training
  • Short work experience with Colonia Court Residential and Nursing Home
  • A guaranteed interview with Colonia Court Residential and Nursing Home
  • Following the interview, Colonia Court Residential and Nursing Home may offer you a permanent position which will give you excellent career progression and staff benefits. Or give you helpful feedback so you can find opportunities elsewhere
  • Ongoing support after your placement to help you make the most of our SBWA so you can continue learning and find work

 

To be eligible for this SBWA training programme with Colonia Court Residential and Nursing Home, Colchester, you must be:

  • 19+ years old (must have turned 19 before 31 August 2017)
  • Must have a passion for working within social care.
  • Resident in the UK/EU for over 3 years
  • Must have ID/RTW documents and able to pass DBS check
  • Must be unemployed and claiming any benefit (UC, JSA, IS, ESA, PIP)

Sign Up

Chelmsford
12th February - 5th March 2018

BUPA The Lawns Nursing Home Training Programme

Do you want to start a career in social care? Capita Worksforme have an exciting three-week Sector-Based Work Academy (SBWA) training programme with The Lawns Nursing Home, Chelmsford.  This reputable BUPA nursing home look for people who have enthusiasm for health and social care and who are extremely passionate about delivering the highest standards of care to their nursing home residents. 

Our valuable SBWA training programme will help you build up your skills and knowledge giving you vital work experience within a reputable BUPA nursing home.  This training programme will be working towards permanent positions within a fantastic range of roles including: Care Assistants, Housekeeping staff and within Food Services. Plus, there are 20 vacancies available.

Our SBWA training programme will give you all the training you need to develop your skills and get work ready and consists of:

  • Three-weeks full time classroom training
  • Short work experience with The Lawns Nursing Home,
  • A guaranteed interview with The Lawns Nursing Home
  • Following the interview, The Lawns Nursing Homemay offer you a permanent position which will give you excellent career progression and staff benefits. Or give you helpful feedback so you can find opportunities elsewhere
  • Ongoing support after your placement to help you make the most of our SBWA so you can continue learning and find work

 

To be eligible for this SBWA training programme with The Lawns Nursing Home,, Chelmsford you must be:

  • 19+ years old (must have turned 19 before 31 August 2017)
  • Must have a passion for working within social care.
  • Resident in the UK/EU for over 3 years
  • Must have ID/RTW documents and able to pass DBS check
  • Must be unemployed and claiming any benefit (UC, JSA, IS, ESA, PIP)

Sign Up

Leeds
12th February - 5th March 2018

Village Hotel Club Traineeship opportunity, Leeds

Do you want to start a career in hospitality? Capita Worksforme have an exciting seven-week Traineeship programme with The Village Hotel Club in Leeds.  This reputable hotel look for people who have a passion to work in the hospitality industry and who have the willingness to learn.

Our valuable Traineeship programme will help you build up your skills and knowledge giving you vital work experience within a reputable hotel.  This training programme will be working towards positions within a fantastic range of roles including. Catering, House Keeping, Bar Work, Concierge, Leisure, Reception, Administration plus retail roles at Starbucks. Plus, there are 12 vacancies available.

This Traineeship programme will give you all skills you need to land your dream job and consists of:

  • Training – we will provide you with workshops over four weeks to equip you with the skills and confidence to become ready for work.  This includes: team working, people skills, customer service, cv writing, interview skills and work awareness
  • Work Experience – you will have up to six weeks’ work experience with Village Hotel Club from which you will develop your skills, gain practical experience, meet new people and add current work experience within a reputable hotel.
  • Job Interview - guaranteed job interview with Village Hotel Club from which we will give you feedback
  • Support – we will give you access to further online training for a further six months

During the Traineeship, in amongst a variety of engaging and interesting tasks, you will be:

  • Developing Customer Service and Communication skills
  • Preparing and developing interview skills
  • Growing and developing confidence
  • Learning how to take ownership of Village Hotel values and understanding them as a business

To be eligible for this Traineeship, you must be:

  • Actively looking for the right opportunity to start your career
  • Wanting to improve your skills and find work
  • Aged between 16 to 24 years old
  • No higher than Level 2 qualified
  • No unspent criminal convictions
  • Must want to work in the hospitality industry
  • Willingness to learn

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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