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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Pre-Employability Training/Vocational Work Experience/Qualifications
Lifeskills Central Ltd
Ballast Stadium, West Stand
Robert Madden
01698 456800
Carol MacLennan
Life Skills Central LTD, 239 High Street, Elgin, IV30 1DJ
01343 550207
Up to 9 weeks in training centre and up to 4 weeks work placement.
Up to 9 weeks in the Training Centre in Elgin and participants on average 4 weeks on work placement.
For Monday to Thursday provision is for upto 7 hours per day and Friday until lunchtime. When work experience commences, it will be introduced
on a phased basis depending on the needs of the client, their ability to progress and sustain the activity. The days/hours worked will vary
depending on agreement between the employability trainer, client and employer. This will be reviewed over the duration of provision.
05/05/2015: 16/17 x 5 places
08/09/2015: 16/17 x 5 places
20/10/2015: 18-24 x 4 places
Contact can be can be made by phone or email (carol.maclennan@lifeskillscentres.com) initially. Full completed signed eligibility forms must be
sent by email, posted or hand delivered to enable interviews, assessment and selection processes to take place prior to any 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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The aim of provision is to provide personal development, build employability skills, provide vocational training,Pre-employability training, provide
support and guidance, aligning training plans to individual need and career aspirations. Lifeskills will guide and advise client on sustainable
progression, employer expectations as well as preparing them for work experience. A key aspect of provision will be to identify supportive
placements to match client needs and where there are potential opportunities in the labour market. Lifeskills will assist in Job Search, working on
speculative applications that potentially will lead to sustainable employment.
A Key focus will be on sustaining attendance and developing employability skills, including developing a CV, letter writing, paper and online
applications, job seraching, use of my world of work, universal job match, interview techniques and preparation, buidling confidence, self
presentation, positive body language. In addition, Lifeskills will deliver a range of group activites to develop team working and interactive skills. A
key aspect of provision will be to work towards qualifications linked to enhancing vocational capability and chosen vocational area. Lifeskills will
provide expertise and support in entering sectors such as Retail, Hospitality, Customer Service, Construction and Security. A key aspect of
provision will be to introduce and increasing relevant work experience to develop skills and knowledge and improve confidence and further
employability of the employability of the participant to increase their chances to increase their chances of gaining sustainable employment.
Achievement of job outcome, progression to Stage 3 of Employability Fund, progression to a Modern Apprenticeship, or progression towards a
more advanced level of further education.
Core Skills (Numeracy, ICT, Communication, Working with other and Problem Solving
6 (per unit)
Employability Award
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 - SDS Contract Manager
0300 013 3800
27th April 2015
Robert Madden
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