Kickstart Scheme

The Kickstart Scheme provides you the opportunity to gain a six month paid job placement with a local employer!

Funded by the Government, the scheme provides the opportunity for young people to gain valuable work experience within a variety of different industries.

The Kickstart Scheme is available to anyone aged between 16-24 years old, who is currently claiming Universal Credit, and are at risk of long term unemployment.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply to the Kickstart Scheme, the first thing you need do is to speak to your work coach to start the process.

If you are unsure who to speak to, you can contact a member of the College's Employability Team on

You can download our course guide