Street League Employability Academy

PIPELINE STAGE Stage 1. Engagement and Referral Stage 2. Barrier Removal Stage 3. Vocational activity Stage 4. Employer Engagement Stage 5. In work support
Organisation: Street League
Project Name (if applicable): Employability Academy
Main Contact: Fraser Taylor


Eligibility for Programme: Individuals must have 2 barriers from the following list:

  • Unemployed
  • Living in a jobless household
  • Long-term Unemployed
  • Economically Inactive
  • Inactive, not in education or training
  • Disability
  • Primary carer of older person
  • Criminal convictions
  • Mental health issues
  • No work experience
  • Substance related conditions
  • From Employment Deprived Areas
Referral Procedures: Contact Fraser Taylor

Tel: 07887246851

Location Project Delivered At: Robertson Trust Sports Centre and Barrhead Community Museum
Dates Project Delivered: Ongoing
Pipeline Stages: 1
Age Group: 16-24
Programme Outline: Our stage 1 programme is to help young adults make their first steps in employability, it is aimed at giving work or training expectations in order for the participants to make the right move. This programme is perfect for people who want to get fit in our Fitness based offer, or for those who love to watch or play Football/Sports.

The programme runs for up to 20 weeks and has 2 opportunities to attend each week. They are on a Tuesday afternoon from 1pm-3pm at Robertson Trust Sports Centre in East Renfrewshire and Friday mornings from 10am- 12pm in Barrhead Community Museum.

The timetable is a mix of sports and personal development workshops, which are aimed at being fun and engaging. We offer the opportunity to do work tasters along with group work activities including: Soft Skills, Barriers to Employment, Goal Setting, CV Building, Interview skills, Application Forms, Communication, Employer expectations, and Sustainability.

Whilst on the programme you will receive a weekly bus pass along with a free Nike training top.

Additional Information: