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Steps to… Success

Level: 1/2
Duration: 3-4 days per week for 20 weeks

Our Steps to Success programme is perfect if you are not sure what you want to do but need to boost your employability skills and get you on the right path to getting a job. it can also be the stepping stone to securing an Apprenticeship, where you can earn a real salary, gain valuable qualifications and work experience.

Entry requirements:

No formal qualifications are required

Where will I study:

Blackburn or Nelson


  • Accredited qualification in Skills for Further learning and employment
  • GCSEs or functional skills in English and Maths (if needed)
  • Flexible options with helpful guidance and support to suit your specific needs
  • Up to £40 per week bursary*
  • Paid travel expenses*
  • Lunch meal deal*
  • Work experience / work placements that could lead to an Apprenticeship

* subject to eligibility criteria

Who is this for

16-18 year olds looking to gain employment or to explore what they would like to do career wise.


To prepare you for employment and provide all necessary skills required for the workplace, alongside this you will gain valuable work experience, references from employers and potential job opportunities.


Date last updated:15 August 2017

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