Training for Success (TfS) is a Department for The Economy funded training programme, designed for young people aged 16-18 years (up to 24 years for those of you requiring additional support). It focuses on the extra learning you may need and will help you develop Life and Work Skills alongside the vocational skills and qualifications you require to obtain employment.
TfS learners will benefit from a suite of qualifications that will help to ensure your future employability within the vocational area of your choice. In addition to the qualification listed below, enhanced and specialised training is provided to embed basic life and employment skills ensuring that you can progress into employment or onto an Apprenticeship NI programme.  Once you go into training through Training for Success you automatically qualify for a non means tested Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) of £40 per week. If you don’t have any maths, English or ICT qualifications you can achieve these through Essential Skills up to Level 2.
To further improve the chances of gaining employment, a number of short courses are held that will develop skills employers are looking for. These include:
  • Confidence Building
  • Interview Skills
  • Motivation Skills
  • Life and Work Skills
Your training will help you:
  • Gain relevant qualifications to help you on the road to employment
  • Progress in the workplace
  • Get ahead in your chosen career