Building My Skills

Building My Skills is a structured employability skills programme which provides students with a broad introduction to world of work. Delivered over the course of an academic year to an entire year group (9, 10 or 11), the programme incorporates a series of 5 employability skills workshops delivered by guest businesses, support with the completion of a ‘checkpoint’ portfolio, mock interviews at neutral venues and apprenticeship opportunities. The programme is relevant to all students, irrespective of their academic ability or the career path they wish to pursue, with workshops engagement delivered as a part of the timetable. Building My Skills is delivered at no cost to Schools, Councils or Education Business Partnerships. 2014/15 sees 3 Trust schools participating in the programme, with scope for more schools to join the following academic year.