If you’re aged 16-24 and currently not in education employment or training (you might see us refer to this as ‘NEET’), then the Spear Programme is for you. You might be facing a particular barrier to finding work (like a mental health challenge, or criminal record), or just need support to kick-start your career.
The initial six-week programme is made up of a combination of group and 1-1 sessions, where experienced coaches help trainees overcome challenging attitudes, and offer practical training such as writing a good CV and mock interview practice. Each trainee then receives a full year of follow-on support.
We know the Spear Programme works. We’re really proud of our results: more than three quarters of those who complete the Spear Programme get into work or further training, and are still there a year later.