Employability Fund
EF provider fact sheet
An EF fact sheet must be completed by the EF Provider for all contracted EF provision in each Local
Employability Partnership Area in line with their contract allocation. A separate fact sheet must be
completed for each Stage offered by the EF Provider. The EF Provider must submit the completed
EF fact sheets to the named SDS Contract Manager for approval in advance of any start dates. Once
approved the EF Provider must circulate to all EF referral organisations in the LEP area.
Title of EF Provision
Local Employability Partnership (LEP) Area
EF Stage
(Tick appropriate stage. Please note that a separate fact sheet is required for each stage)
Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4
Number of EF places available (Insert number of contracted places for the selected stage)
Age 16-17 Age 18-24 Age 25+
EF provider name
Address and postcode
EF provider contact name tel no. email
Website (if applicable)
Local provider contact details (This should be the local contact for the day to day enquiries from EF referral organisations)
Contact name
Tel no. email
Location of EF provision (If different from above. If multiple locations are used please detail e.g. 4 weeks in training centre and 2 weeks work placement)
Days and hours per week and anticipated duration of EF provision (Number of hours, days and mode of attendance indicating start and nish times, length of
the course and whether it is continuous or exible e.g. 6 weeks continuous or 8-12 weeks depending on progress)
Start dates (Including number of places for each start date or timescales if a rolling programme)
Referral arrangements and requirements (How EF provider wishes to be notied by referral organisation)
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1 April 2015
Pre-Employability Training/Vocational Work Experience/Qualifications
Lifeskills Central Ltd
Ballast Stadium, West Stand
Robert Madden
01698 456800
Carol MacLennan
239 High Street, Elgin, Moray, IV30 1DJ
01343 550207
3 weeks in training centre and up to 9 weeks on a work placement.
Initially in training centre for up to 3 weeks.
Then 4 days per week on work experience (up to 7.5 hours per day), plus 1 day per week (up to 5 hours) in training centre.
Days, including start and finish times, will vary depending on agreement between advisor, client and placement and will be continuous throughout
the duration of the programme. Initial assessment will be undertaken and thereafter amended, if appropriate, to suit the needs of each client
towards achieving the aims of their individual training plan.
The proposed start date for provision is as follows;
05/05/2015: 16/17 x 5 places
08/09/2015: 16/17 x 5 places
10/11/2015: 16/17 x 5 places
12/01/2016: 18-24 x5 places
By telephone or e-mail initially for enquiries
Fully completed/signed Eligibility Form must be sent by e-mail/post or hand delivered, as appropriate to enable interview, assessment and
selection process to take place at least a week prior to start date.
Cadzow Avenue, Hamilton, ML3 0FT
Employability Fund
EF provider fact sheet
Aim of provision (e.g. “To prepare attendees for employment by providing underpining knowledge of a particular sector and to provide the basic skills for that sector”)
Content of EF provision (e.g. pre recruitment training for a specic sector, job focussed training, employability provision, core skills, summary of support for personal
development and info on work experience element)
Qualications (Detail all qualications that are available as part of the EF provision. If EF provision contains units/modules at different SCQF levels, the overall level
should equate to the majority of provision (50%+)
Name/Code (if appropriate) of Unit/Module/SCQF rate qualication (where the qualication is not SCQF credit
rates please include a brief description)
SCQF level SCQF credit
Overall level Total credit points
Proposed outcomes and potential progression routes on successful completion
(Detail linkages to other local opportunities and progression towards FE, MA,
Additional information (Any extra information or notes regarding the EF provision e.g. application and administration requirements, minimum number of referrals
SDS Contract Manager Name
Tel no. email
EF Provider Declaration
I ensure that the information in this EF fact sheet is accurate and supported by a SDS contract for the EF. I agree to make this fact sheet available
to all EF referral organisations in the relevant LEP area.
Name Date
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1 April 2015
To provide employability and vocational training, support and guidance across various sectors, aligning Training Plans to individual client needs and
career aspirations.
Advising clients on employer expectations and requirements, preparing them for work experience and developing their core skills.
Identifying placements where there are potential job opportunities, assisting active job searching, as well as working on speculative enquiries that
can lead to gaining sustainable employment.
Pre-employability training which includes developing a C.V, letter writing, paper and online applications, job searching, My World of Work, Universal
Job Match, interview questions and preparation, build confidence, self presentation and body language, plus group activities to develop team work
and interactive skills.
The delivery of the full Certificate of Work Readiness is the key qualification to be delivered at this stage and options on vocational training for
sectors including hospitality, retail, customer service, care, construction and security.
The Work Experience will develop skills and knowledge, improve confidence and further enhance the clients employability skill. This combined
with the qualifications/training gained to increase chances of sustainable employment.
Achievement of job outcome, progression to Stage 4 of Employability Fund, progression to a Modern Apprenticeship, or progression towards a
more advanced level of further education.
Certificate of Work Readiness
Practical Workplace Skills
Core Skills
Clients need to be interviewed and assessed by Lifeskills within 4 weeks of planned programme start date and date on the Eligibility Form from
the referring organisation.
Clients should not be referred if they have been accepted for a further education course.
Helena Bryce
0300 013 3800
10 Apr 2015
Carol MacLennan
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