Work Focused Training (Young Person's Guarantee)

If you are 18-24 and 6 months+ unemployed you could be eligible for pre-employment training designed to help you get available jobs. You could train for work in:

  • Motor Vehicle

  • Construction

  • Care

  • Retail

  • Customer Service

  • Information Technology (ICT)

  • Business Administration

  • Child Care

On Work Focused Training you get: skills training; work experience, projects and placements; jobsearch training/activities; information about work and career options; a Certificate to evidence what you have achieved.  Training is tailored to employer requirements and your needs to help you get the jobs that are out there.  We also offer Pre-Apprenticeship programmes for young people who want to start Apprenticeship training when they find work.

Training is delivered in our work-based training centres in Redruth and Bodmin, and in work placements or work projects, through practical training, groupwork, individual research, exercises and assignments.  All young people who are eligible for Work Focused Training can get up to 12 weeks training of 16 hours or more per week and if you Jobcentre Plus Personal Adviser thinks you need more training they could give approval for you to do up to 12 weeks of additional training.


Call us on 0845 680 6868 to discuss training options.  Ask your Jobcentre Plus Personal Adviser if you are eligible for Young Person's Guarantee Work Focused Training. 

Download a leaflet:  Work Focused Training;  Pre-Apprenticeship ProgrammesLeaflet for Jobcentre Plus Advisers.