This practical workshop will showcase examples of how family learning can be used to engage parents and provide them with the skills and knowledge they need to move them into volunteering and employment. This workshop uses the expertise of 'Employable Parents', an accredited programme, which supports parents to rediscover their skills.

"Good value for money"

An attendee at Family Learning and Employability Training June 2018
This training course is for anyone looking to better support parents with employability skills and enable you to work with local employers. 

In this workshop, attendees will:
  • find out how to build partnerships with employers that help parents understand what skills they really need to succeed in the workplace.
  • discover practical resources, which have helped long-term unemployed people to build their confidence and raise aspirations
  • be introduced to a unique online CV builder, which simplifies the creation of CVs and cover letters.

Who will benefit from attending?

This workshop is ideal if you engage with families in:

  • housing associations
  • schools
  • libraries
  • colleges
  • job centres 
  • employability programmes
  • the wider community 

This practical workshop will be delivered by Salim Shaikh, Director at Smartlyte and CV Assistant™ UK and the Middle East and author of ‘Interview Well and Get the Job.’ He has extensive experience as a Learning and Development professional working with organisations and individuals across all sectors. 

'I’ve learned so much about the world of work; the skills and qualities that employers need and interview tips'

A parent who participated in the Employable Parents programme


Earlybird offer £140 (no VAT) until 19 October 2018.

The workshop is £180 (no VAT) including lunch.

There are discounts for Friends of the Campaign for Learning.

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