School Leavers

FutureSkills offers vocational training and employment opportunities for people aged 16+. There is also extended age eligibility for young people with a disability up to age 22 and up to age 24 for those from an in-care background. Vocational Training enables you to expand your knowledge and skills from curriculum delivered by expert industry tutors and enables career progression.

Vocational Training

Vocational Training will help you to achieve targeted qualifications in each of the four areas outlined below:

  • personal and social development
  • employability skills
  • professional and technical skills
  • essential skills in numeracy, literacy and ICT

In addition you will receive work experience based on your needs and the opportunity to experience different workplaces and decide what sort of work suits you best.

What are the benefits of training with us?

  • £40.00 per week Educational Maintenance Allowance
  • Parents/Guardians benefits not affected
  • Weekly Travel Allowance
  • Bonuses
  • Childcare if required 
  • Accessible location
  • One to One support and guidance
  • Counselling service
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  • Excellent progression routes to employment and further training opportunities

You can undertake vocational training in any of the following professional and technical areas:

  • Catering
  • Childcare Learning and Development
  • Bricklaying
  • Joinery
  • Business Administration
  • Hairdressing
  • IT For Users
  • Playwork
  • Retail
  • Health and Social Care

Key Contact

Nuala McStravick

07730 527528 / 02890 734277
Stockman House 39-43 Bedford Street Belfast BT2 7EE
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