The Belfast Works training service offers a range of free training courses to unemployed people to help in their search for employment. Courses include; child care, health and social care, hospitality, business administration, travel and tourism, retail, personal development, Basic ICT, ECDL, spreadsheets and word processing. We also work with employers to provide bespoke sector training with real job outcomes at the end of training. Training is accredited and non-accredited with full support from your tutor.
To adapt with the Covid-19 pandemic we’ve quickly adapted to online training so our clients can continue learning and growing. Staff and clients have embraced this and enjoy new ways of working. We advertise all opportunities on social media and take clients through the process step-by-step. We are excited to be able to offer this new delivery of learning and are evaluating the process as we go. We hope our clients are as excited by this new development as we are.
Employment Liaison Service
The Belfast Works Employer Liaison Service is a centralised team in the Belfast Works project with a specific role of engaging with employers across Belfast to source employment opportunities for Belfast Works clients. The Employer Liaison Service (ELS) team is made up of a number of Employer Liaison Officers, the Employer Liaison Coordinator and the Training manager. Each Employer Liaison Officer is tasked with obtaining job opportunities in certain areas and across certain sectors which will be of most benefit and best fitting roles to our clients in Belfast Works project.
The ELS team work across all sectors of employment in the Belfast area, some of the most common sectors which employ our clients have been Construction, Transport, Warehouse & Logistics, Health & Social Care, Retail and Hospitality among others. Examples of employers that have worked alongside our team includes; Translink, Morrows Contracts, Winemark, RGIS, Connected Health and many more.
The ELS team in conjunction with external training providers and our own internal training services delivery academies that provide fast tracked, tailored pre-employment training, licences and certificates required to gain and improve opportunities to access employment.