Trust Employability Services

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Trust Employability Services offer a range of support and training services to people who are unemployed or in a low-paid job - preparing individuals to secure and sustain employment or to help improve their position whilst in work.

There are different ways to access our services:

If you are currently unemployed and not already registered with us, then please follow the process as set out below. You can view the range of personal development, work focussed & vocational training options available here.

If you are currently working and not already registered with us, you can view and register online for our current in-work training and skills development options.

Please note that you will be asked to provide acceptable evidence of your personal details & employment or unemployment status in order to comply with current ESF/ERDF 2014-2020 funding requirements.

 Alternatively if you are already registered with us, working and want to develop your skills further you can view our in-work training options. To enquire and book a place, please call us on 01475 553344.

If you are an employer and interested in any of our training options for your staff or want to discuss other skills development and training needs, please contact us on 01475 553344 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Advice on application forms, CV preparation, training opportunities and general advice are available at any of our offices in Greenock, John Wood Street and Port Glasgow Business & Training Centre.


 

Current services available:

How to register with the Trust

To book a place on a Trust Employability Service Information Session, call 01475 553333.

Information Sessions

Information Sessions are available at our offices in Greenock and John Wood Street; you can find out more about the service, how we can support you with your job search and how to register with Trust Employability Services.

To book a place on an Information Session, call 01475 553333.

Greenock Westburn Centre
Monday 9:30am
Thursday 9:30am & 11.00am

John Wood Street
Tuesday 1:30pm & 2:30pm

Once you register with Trust Employability Services you will be allocated an Employment Support Worker who will guide you through all the services available to you.

 

Work Focus Sessions

CV Workshop

You will receive practical assistance to prepare/update CV and access resource materials with tutor support.

CV Workshop (digital)

You should have basic keyboard and mouse control skills to attend this workshop. All CVs will be developed using an online CV builder within My World of Work. Tutor support available.

Online Application Workshop

You will receive practical assistance to complete online application forms and access resource materials. You should have basic keyboard and mouse control skills to attend this workshop. Tutor support available.

Interview Skills Assistance

Available on request should you require any assistance preparing for potential interviews.

 

Basic Digital Job Search

You will be supported with digital job search activities, set up and manage your email account and access online services linked to Universal Jobmatch. We can support you to register and navigate this site which will enable you to create and post a CV, create a profile/profiles for a variety of jobs and get updates on jobs you are interested in.

 

Any clients requiring intensive support in either navigating through the online process or uploading forms to emails are invited to attend other Basic IT courses within The Trust (see below).

 

Training

Further training is available at our Port Glasgow Business & Training Centre (see our Training Services) and also through E-Learning courses (see Virtual College for E-Learning).

Please see your allocated Employment Support Worker for further information on access to these courses.

 

Job Matching

Employer Engagement team will match your skills to current vacancies (see Current Vacancies).


Trust Employability Services are supported with input from Financial Fitness and Inverclyde Council Community Learning & Development Team.

For further information drop into either the Westburn Centre or John Wood Street:


Ground Floor 
Westburn Centre
175 Dalrymple Street
Greenock
PA15 1JZ

tel: 01475 553333

7½ John Wood Street
Port Glasgow
PA14 5HU

tel: 01475 806760


 

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