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Skills for Success project supports Solihull students

Published on Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Skills for Success Project

Skills for Success is an employment and skills pathway project part-funded by the European Social Fund.

Solihull Council’s Employment and Skill Team has been successful in a bid to the European Social Fund to deliver support to young people (aged 15+), in years 11, 12 or 13 with understanding careers and learning pathways and developing the skills  to make their best choice. 

This support is free for schools and colleges.

Skills for Success is an employment and skills pathway project part-funded by the European Social Fund.

The project will provide:

One to One support 
The project has two School Employability Officer’s that will meet with the project participants, complete their registration, undertake a skills-needs assessment and develop a personalised action plan. 

Workshop and Group Sessions 
There will be a programme of workshops and group sessions, tailored to the cohort within each school/college.

Frame Academy 
Helping young people to acquire transferable skills, increase their self-confidence and re-engage with learning.

Independent Travel Training
Personalised and bespoke training to teach participants to travel to and from their destination on their own, whether it be school, college or work.

Enterprise and Start-up Course 

There will be a practical and inspiring enterprise opportunity for project participants in year 11 and year 13 to take part in during the school year.

Phase 1: Inspiration and Aspiration

Phase 2: Skill development

Phase 3: Do it!  


Further information for participants and parents/carers

For project enquiries from students, parents or carers please email: skillsforsuccess@solihull.gov.uk 

For project enquiries from schools please contact your Enterprise Coordinator


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