The Tigers Trust is one of just six EFL Football Clubs that are part of a new programme which will provide 18-24 year olds with the key skills and experience to find employment.

Who will the Training Ground programme target?

In partnership with Youth Futures Foundation, the EFL Trust’s Training Ground programme will target young people who are furthest away from the workplace.

The initiative, aimed at 18-24 year olds, will help participants by enabling them to take on new education, employment or training opportunities leading to long term career progression.

You could be eligible for the Training Ground programme if you are:

  • Aged 18-24
  • Not in education, employment or training
  • Struggling to start your career

The programme presents an opportunity to gain accredited skills and qualifications combined with increased personal development.

The skills and qualifications you could achieve include:

  • Functional Skills English & Maths up-to level 2
  • Digital Skills for Pre-employability Award
  • Behaviours, Attitudes & Attributes for Work Award
  • Health & Safety Award
  • Money Management Award
  • Customer Service Principles Award

The programme will also include workshops covering the following development areas:

  • Resilience
  • Physical Activity
  • Weekly Mentoring
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Employability Skills

There will also be an opportunity for all participants to complete an additional optional vocational qualification in Business Administration, Hospitality or Spectator Safety.

Next steps

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