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January opportunities (P to Z)

There's so many opportunities this January for those aged 19+ that we are organising them A to Z by provider. Today we are looking at P to Z. Check out the details below for Real Ideas Organisation, Shekinah, and Train4all.

The Prince’s Trust has a Get Hired in Health & Social Care event on Tuesday 24 January at Cosmic Kitchen in Plymouth City Centre, for anyone aged 18-30 who is looking to get work in the sector. Employability sessions will also be run by Prince’s Trust staff the day before to help you prepare for interviews. To register for your place, click here.

Real Ideas Organisation, based in Devonport is running a six-week Green Thinkers programme for 16-30 year olds. It runs two days a week on a Monday and Tuesday from 10am to 3pm and is based at Devonport Guildhall. Register your interest here.

Shekinah, based on Bath Street in Stonehouse, is offering the following FREE courses from the week of Monday 9 January:

  • Level 1 Award in Skills for Vocational Studies, focused on mentoring – Wednesdays, 9.30am-1pm

  • Level 2 Award in Progression, focused on mentoring – Thursdays, 9.30am-1pm

  • Entry level 3 Award in Entry to Employment, Thursdays, 9.30am-1pm with Shekinah focused on getting a job, volunteering or self-employment

  • Entry level 3 Award in Essential Digital Skills for Everyday Life, Thursdays 1.15pm-4pm

  • Re:Skill for help with problem solving, English and maths. Fridays, 9.30am – 12.30pm

  • Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment, 9.30am-4pm, Fridays

  • CSCS Practice, site visit and test

Email Donna on for details on any of the courses above.

Train4All is offering a free ten-day course called Constructing Lives Together, which is focused on gaining an introduction to the construction industry and completing the CSCS card qualification.

The course is run from their North Prospect site and starts from Monday 9 January. Train4all is also offering a specific Women in Construction course. To find out more, contact Ann by emailing

Don’t forget you can access more free resources here, including the December Apprenticeship Bulletin, with Plymouth’s latest vacancies.


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