Discover free training with guaranteed job interviews

Our 2 to 6 weeks programmes are delivered in partnership with a range of employers looking to develop their workforces. Not only does this pre-employment training provide you with new skills for specific sectors, but you can also complete a work placement, receive CV support and a guaranteed interview.

Our programmes consist of three main components:

• Pre-employment training matched to the employer’s business needs
• Work experience placement to learn new skills on the job and gain valuable qualifications for the future
• At the end of the programme, learners are guaranteed either a job interview with an employer or help with the application process.

Entry requirements:
Jobseekers aged 19+ claiming either Universal Credit, Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) or Employment and Support Allowance (ESA). Additional entry requirements may apply, subject to employers' requirements.

Locations: 
• Cannock Campus, Pioneer House, Mill Street, Cannock, WS11 0EF
• Hawbush Campus, Beeches Road, Leamore, Walsall, WS3 1AG

Currently recruiting for:

SWAP Walsall College

This 2 weeks' programme will support you into employment with GJF Fabrications, a Brownhills based company with 25 years of experience of manufacturing a comprehensive range of skips, containers and recycling banks.

The programme will include practical activity within our engineering department utilising the MIG welding equipment. This will be combined with classroom activity to support the achievement of the Level 1 Health & Safety Award.

Additionally, we will support you with the development of your CV and interview skills to ensure you are using all of your skills, qualities and attributes giving you the best opportunity for a successful progression into employment. All participants completing this programme will be offered a guaranteed job interview with GJF Fabrications.

Qualifications:
• Level 1 Award in MIG Welding
• Level 1 Award in Health & Safety

Days and times:
• 9:30am-4:00pm
• 2 weeks/10 days

Location:
Digital Engineering Skills Centre
Portland Street
Walsall
WS2 8AB


4-week training programme with guaranteed job interviews for Kier. Roles include:
• Highway Maintenance Operative 

Walsall College Construction Gateway programme is a 20-day pre-recruitment training programme to help equip young people and adults to have the chance to learn, upskill, retrain and take advantage of the range of construction industry-related jobs in their local area. This pre-recruitment training and support will provide local people with the basic trade and wider personal skills required to enter the construction industry. All suitable applicants recruited to the programme will have the opportunity to complete Highways trade training relevant to the job opportunity.

Days and times:
• 6 June 2022
• 4 weeks (3 weeks of learning + 1-week work experience with Kier)
• 9:00am to 4:30pm

Location: 
CCM, 83 Lifford Lane, King's Norton, Birmingham, B30 3JH


2 week training programme with guaranteed job interviews at Walsall Manor Hospital. Roles include:
• Clinical Support Workers
• Support Service Assistants (Housekeeping)
• Kitchen Porters

This two-week programme will help you develop a basic knowledge of working in the NHS and care Sector and support your application for employment and apprenticeship opportunities.
Whilst on this programme you will be encouraged to explore the selected role within the NHS whilst developing the skills to help support you through the application process. We will support with the development of your CV and interview skills to ensure you are promoting all of your skills, qualities and attributes giving you the best opportunity for a successful progression into employment. All participants successfully completing this programme will have a guaranteed interview for the roles at Walsall NHS Manor Hospital.

Days and times:
• 9:30am to 4:00pm
• 10 days/2 weeks

Locations: 
• Hawbush Campus, Beeches Road, Leamore, Walsall, WS3 1AG

3-week training programme with guaranteed job interviews for:
• Non-teaching roles 

This three-week training programme will help you develop a basic knowledge of working in non-teaching roles mainly in a primary school setting. We will support you in recognising your strengths and transferable skills to support the application process. All participants completing this programme will receive a guaranteed interview with Smile Education.

Qualifications:
• Level 1 Award: Working in Schools
• Level 1 Award: Equality & Diversity
• Awareness of Safeguarding
• Employability skills

Start dates:
Cannock Group: 26 April - 18 May

Walsall Group: 09 May - 27 May

Locations: 
• Cannock Campus, Pioneer House, Mill Street, Cannock, WS11 0EF
• Hawbush Campus, Beeches Road, Leamore, Walsall, WS3 1AG

With this programme you can improve your industry work-skills and know-how and achieve your Green CSCS card free of charge. Additional, you will receive a guaranteed interview for the roles of:
• General Labourers
• Groundworkers

The purpose of the course is to prepare you for working in the construction industry by giving you a basic overview of the industry. During this training programme you will also gain basic construction qualifications along with a Green CSCS Card. All participants who complete the course will have a chance to take part in a guaranteed job interview with ValYou Recruitment.

Qualifications: 
• Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Working in Construction
• Level 1 Award in Health & Safety in a Construction Environment

Days and times:
• 9:30am-4:00pm
• 2 weeks/10 days

Locations: 
• Cannock Campus, Pioneer House, Mill Street, Cannock, WS11 0EF
• Hawbush Campus, Beeches Road, Leamore, Walsall, WS3 1AG

Coming soon:

     

3-week training programme with guaranteed job interviews for:
• Care Assistants

This programme has been developed in partnership with 5 care services (Cannock) and GreenSquare Accord Housing (Lichfield) in preparation for the increase in care opportunities both organisations are currently recruiting to in the wider Cannock and Lichfield area, it is also applicable to the many employers offering care employment opportunities.

Qualifications:
• Level 1 Adult Social Care
• Level 1 Equality & Diversity
• Level 2 Award in Food Safety

Duration and times: 
• 3 weeks
• 9:30am to 4:00pm


3 week training programme with guaranteed job interview for the following roles:

• Food and Beverages Hosts
• Kitchen Assistants
• Games Dealers
• Gaming Hosts

This three week programme prepares you for recruitment, where you will work as part of the wider Casino team. You have the opportunity to be working in the fast paced gaming sector environment. While working for Grosvenor, you will benefit from flexible shifts to fit around your personal commitments, paid breaks + tips and career development opportunities. All you need is a customer focused approach, numerical ability and be able to work shifts.

Qualifications include:
• Level 1 Customer Service
• Equality & Diversity and Health & Safety Awareness

Location: 
• Hawbush Campus, Beeches Road, Leamore, Walsall, WS3 1AG


4 week training programme with guaranteed job interviews for:
• Fabricators
• Body Assemblers

This 4 week programme will support applicants into employment with JC Payne, one of the leading Commercial Vehicle Bodybuilders in the UK. As well as commercial vehicle bodybuilding, JC Payne offers a repair, assistance, breakdown and parts service within their “Specialist Services” side of the business.

Qualifications:
• Level 1 Award in MIG Welding
• Level 1 Award in Health & Safety

Locations: 
• Hawbush Campus, Beeches Road, Leamore, Walsall, WS3 1AG


3 week training programme with guaranteed job interviews for:
• Trainee Bus Driver (Full time and part time opportunities available)

We will support you in recognising your strengths and transferable skills to support the application process. Whilst on programme you will gain a Level 1 Certificate in Customer Service and a Level 1 Award in Health & Safety. All participants completing this programme will have a guaranteed interview with National Express.

Qualifications: 
• Level 1 Certificate in Customer Service
• Level 1 Award in Health & Safety

Days and times:
• 9:30am to 4:00pm
• 14 days/3 weeks

Location: 
• Hawbush Campus, Beeches Road, Leamore, Walsall, WS3 1AG


3 week training programme with guaranteed job interviews for:
• Customer Service Experience Assistants
• Tram Drivers

This three week training programme will help you develop a basic knowledge of working with Midland Metro for the roles of Customer Experience Assistant and Tram Driver. We will support you in recognising your strengths and transferable skills to support the application process. All participants completing this programme will receive a guaranteed interview with Midland Metro.

Qualifications:
• Level 1 Certificate in Customer Service
• Level 1 Award in Health & Safety

Location: 
• Hawbush Campus, Beeches Road, Leamore, Walsall, WS3 1AG

Have any questions?
  • Wisemore Campus
  • Littleton Street West
  • Walsall
  • WS2 8ES
  • 01922 657000

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