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* (Employment Training Hub located in Middleton Grange Shopping Centre.)

Aim: To develop transferable work skills through real work environments leading to internal or external supported internships and paid employment.

We offer…

Dedicated Employability Lessons:

  • Personal safety.
  • Knowing your local area.
  • Managing personal finance.
  • Working with others.
  • PREVENT
  • Getting about safely.
  • Self-Regulation.
  • Functionality.
  • Interviews.
  • Applying for jobs.
  • References and CV building.

Internal Work Placements.

  • Retail (Metro.)
  • Hospitality and Catering (Caravan, Kitchen.)
  • Gardens and Maintenance (Site Services.)
  • Administration and Reception (Corporate Services.)
  • Job Shadowing.
  • Classroom support.
  • Access to dedicated job coach support (TSI trained.)

 

External Work Placements (personalised to skill sets and aspirations)

  • Links to over 70 employers from McDonalds to Premier Inn (see Website for details.)
  • Person centred placements range from half a day to four days, per week.
  • Access to dedicated job coach support (TSI trained.)
  • Retail and Catering (Catcote Metro and Vestry Café)

 

Careers interview/CEIAG

  • Access to a qualified careers advisor weekly.
  • Annual careers interview with qualified careers advisor.
  • Annual vocational profiling with careers assistant.
  • Half termly tutorial with job coaches.

Independent Travel Training

  • Road safety skills
  • Using public transport
  • Money
  • Safety in the community

 

Working Hart Project

  • Half termly carousel of work experience within:
    • Catering
    • Hospitality
    • Admin and Reception
    • Groundwork and maintenance
    • Retail

Encounters with Employers

  • Guest speakers
  • Mock interviews

Collapsed Careers and Enterprise Days

  • Two per year (Autumn & Summer)

Encounters with FE providers

  • Project Choice
  • Taster days at other colleges
  • Choices board
  • Careers fayres

CORRECT skills

  • Embedded throughout


To develop vocational skills, leading to supported or voluntary work placements.

Employability and vocational lessons (NOCN)

  • Applying for Jobs and Courses;
  • Induction to work;
  • Carrying out a Practical Activity in the Workplace.
  • Following instructions in the workplace.
  • Health and Safety Procedures in the Workplace.
  • Making Career Choices.
  • Careers at Every Level pilot Sept 2021.

Access to Internal Specialist Vocational Areas

  • Hair and Beauty Salon
  • Horticulture
  • Reprographics Studio
  • Media Studies
  • Bistro
  • Hospitality (Caravan)
  • Ceramics Workshop
  • Retail and Catering (Catcote Metro and Vestry Café)

Internal Work Experiences

  • Retail
  • Hospitality and Catering (Vestry, Caravan, Bistro, Kitchen.)
  • Gardens and Maintenance (Site Services.)
  • Administration and Reception (Corporate Services.)
  • Job Shadowing.
  • Classroom support.

External Work Placements (personalised to skill sets and aspirations)

  • Links to over 70 employers from McDonalds to Premier Inn (see Website for details.)
  • Person centred placements range from half a day to four days, per week.
  • Retail and Catering (Catcote Metro and Vestry Café)

Supported and independent external work placements & experiences.

  • Links to over 70 employers from McDonalds to Premier Inn (see Website for details.)
  • Person centred placements range from half a day to one day per week.

CIAG (including impartial interview)

  • Access to two qualified careers advisors weekly.
  • Annual careers interview with qualified careers advisor.
  • Annual vocational profiling with careers assistant.
  • Ongoing personalised tutorial conversation (This is me) Ali

Dedicated and embedded Enterprise skills

  • Mini-Enterprise projects across the year.
    • Christmas Enterprise Drive
    • Resin signs
    • Dog biscuits
    • Coasters
    • Truffle Enterprise
    • Hampers
    • Sausage and Bacon Sandwiches
    • Catering Enterprise
    • Weekly enterprise lessons

Travel Training

  • Road Safety Skills
  • Safer pedestrian Skills
  • Using Public Transport

Termly Employer Visits & Encounters

  • Guest speakers
  • Mock interviews
  • Takeover days (HCFE Flagship Restaurant)

Collapsed Careers and Enterprise Days

  • Two per year (Autumn & Summer)

Encounters with other FE providers (where appropriate:)

  • Inclusive skills competition
  • Visits to other colleges
  • Choices board
  • Careers fayres

Working Hart Project

  • Half termly carousel of work experience within:
    • Catering
    • Hospitality
    • Admin and Reception
    • Groundwork and maintenance
    • Retail

CORRECT/Enterprise skills

  • Embedded throughout

To follow personalised programmes to enable learners to pursue their individual interests and strengths, around the world of work.

Employability and vocational lessons with a focus on social communication and emotional regulation:

  • Building confidence and self-esteem;
  • Looking and acting the part in the workplace;
  • Reading and writing keywords in the workplace;
  • Using communication skills in the workplace;
  • Applying for Jobs and Courses;
  • Working with Others;
  • Carrying out a Practical Activity in the Workplace.
  • Following instructions in the workplace.
  • Health and Safety Procedures in the Workplace.
  • Careers at Every Level pilot Sept 2021.

Supported and independent internal and external work placements & experiences.

Internal:

  • Hospitality and Catering (Vestry, Caravan, Bistro, Kitchen.)
  • Gardens and Maintenance (Site Services.)
  • Job Shadowing.

External:

  • Links to over 70 employers from McDonalds to Premier Inn (see Website for details.)
  • Person centred placements range from half a day to four days, per week.
  • Retail and Catering (Catcote Metro and Vestry Café)
  • Hartlepool Special Needs Group
  • Lindisfarne Care Home
  • Catcote Vestry Café
  • Catcote Metro

Dedicated and embedded Enterprise skills:

  • Mini-Enterprise projects across the year.
    • Christmas Enterprise Drive
    • Hampers
    • Sausage and Bacon Sandwiches
    • Catering Enterprise

External visits to places of employment

  • Costa Project

Internal Takeover Days

  • Bistro
  • Ground staff

Collapsed Careers and Enterprise Days

  • Two per year (Autumn & Summer)

Encounters with other FE providers (where appropriate:)

  • Access to information about other provision (e.g. Families First)
  • Choices board
  • Careers fayres

CORRECT/Enterprise skills.

  • Embedded throughout

To develop and apply core cognitive skills in a wider range of pre-vocational contexts.

Employability and vocational lessons with a focus on the pre-skills for work (e.g. functional skills, following instructions, routines, emotional regulation and transition: )

  • Developing skills for the workplace: following instructions
  • Participating in a mini-enterprise project
  • Early mathematics: sequencing and sorting
  • Interacting purposefully with ICT

Supported Internal work placements & experiences.

  • Laundry
  • Table setting
  • Salon
  • Admin

Enterprise projects

  • Ice Cream Project
  • Christmas Tree Project
  • Car Washing Project

Experiential visits to places of employment

  • Supermarkets, café’s etc.

 

Collapsed Careers and Enterprise Days

  • Two per year (Autumn & Summer)

10 Enterprise Commandments.

Embedded Throughout.

To purposefully engage in a range of sensory experiences to further develop sensory motor skills.

Vocational programmes and experiences with a focus on sensory education, cause and effect communication and engagement.

  • Responding to ICT enabled equipment
  • Participating in a mini-enterprise project
  • Using creative software
  • Selecting and using cooking equipment

External visits to places of employment

  • Supermarkets, cafes, garden centres.

Enterprise projects

  • Truffle Project
  • Coaster Project
  • Dog Biscuit

Collapsed Careers and Enterprise days

10 Enterprise Commandments.

  • Embedded throughout.

We have a varied, highly differentiated approach to Work Related Learning and Careers Education across all of our dedicated pathways. Find out more here: Careers Offer Across Pathways.

Here is our annual Careers Calendar: Catcote Futures Careers Calendar.