Who we are News New Year Goals? Free Training and Employability Support available on your doorstep Skills North West is a follow-on project from the hugely successful Skills2020 and Derry2020. Based in your local community, training is often completed during school hours with drop in support available from 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. Our dedicated mentoring officers can help you achieve your goals by providing ongoing one to one support aligned to a personalised training plan which recognises your own individual needs and skill gaps. • Initial needs assessment/agreed training plan• Personal/Social Development Programmes• Engagement/guidance/job coaching• Sector specific training/work-based employability skills• Career planning,• FE/HE progression• Supported volunteer/work placements• Pre-employment programmes with guaranteed interviews• Accredited/vocational training• Annual jobs/careers fairs in local DEA’s Free accredited training and support in available to participants who are furthest removed from the labour market: • Long Term Unemployed (LTU)/ Unemployed• Economically Inactive(EI)• Ex-offenders, and most deprived/removed from the labour market• Traditional/cultural worklessness• Most socially excluded/at risk of social exclusion• With low/no qualifications• Lone parents This project is part funded through the Northern Ireland European Social Fund Programme 2014 – 2020 and the Department for the Economy, with assistance from Derry City and Strabane District Council.