How to take part

If you are looking to participate in West of England Works, you’re ready to take your first steps into the working world.

To take part, you’ll need to make sure you meet our eligibility criteria first (below). If you don’t meet any of the requirements, then unfortunately you won’t be eligible to take part in the programme.

If you meet the criteria, that’s fantastic. You can now apply to join using the link below or through one of partners. Once your eligibility has been confirmed, you’ll need to fill out a participant entry form and an initial assessment survey. This might seem like a lot of paperwork, but don’t worry as we are here to help you get it done so you can begin a programme with us.

Once the paperwork is out the way, you can begin your programme. You’ll receive constant support from a one-to-one mentor who will guide and encourage you, so that by the end of the programme you are in a position to progress.

To apply, just click below and follow the instructions or visit one of our partners who will be more than happy to guide you through the process.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible to take part in West of England Works, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must have the right to work in the UK
  • You must be unemployed or economically inactive
  • You must be aged 15 or over
  • You must be in one of the following areas: South Gloucestershire, Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, or Weston-super-Mare and North Somerset.