North & East London
North & East London
Move Forward is a programme specially developed to support young people who are 16 – 24 and are not in education, employment or training (NEET).
Our programme focuses on helping young people progress with their lives by giving them the skills needed to get into a job, an apprenticeship or return to full-time education.
Who can take part?
Move Forward London North & East is open to young people aged 16-24 not in education, employment or training (NEET) in these local authority areas:
Barking & Dagenham, Bexley, Bromley, Enfield, Greenwich, Havering, Newham, Redbridge and Waltham Forest
Young people can contact us directly and we also work closely with local authorities, schools, colleges, training providers, voluntary sector organisations, employers and other ESF provision to identify young people who would benefit from our programme.
We provide support in the skills needed to get a job, careers advice and provide information on the types of jobs and industries available in the local area so young people can assess and explore their opportunities.
The programme covers English and/or Maths courses, and include Employability Skills as well as Confidence & Motivation building
The programme also includes the option of completing an IT, Customer Service, Hair, Beauty or Barbering qualification.
The programme helps young people to:
- Develop vocational skills for their future
- Develop English and Maths skills
- Develop the knowledge, skills and experience to successfully get a job
- Equip themselves with the skills to understand what is required in the workforce
Courses currently being offered:
Chingford: Hair/Barbering & Beauty
Ilford: Health and Social Care
Ilford: SIA (Security Industry Authority)
Plaistow: Music Technology
Plaistow: Customer Services
The programme supports the delivery of the Mayor’s priorities that are set out in the ‘Skills for Londoners’ strategy. https://www.london.gov.uk/what-we-do/business-and-economy/skills-and-training/skills-londoners-strategy-2018
We work with other organisations delivering the Mayor’s Young Londoners Fund. The Young Londoners Fund was launched to help and support children and young people to fulfil their potential, particularly those at risk of getting caught up in crime. www.london.gov.uk/mayors-young-londoners-fund