Right Track Programmes 2022

2022, has so far seen significant change to our portfolio of Programmes. We are delighted to have been successful in our Applications to the UK Government's Community Renewal Fund in partnership with North Lanarkshire Council, which is supporting our Lift Off, Accelerate and Touchdown Programmes in North Lanarkshire.

We are also delighted to have been succesful in securing an extension to our current National Third Sector Fund Programmes, ensuring that our Pre-Neet Launchpad, Launchpad and Accelerate (Glasgow) Programme can continue for the remainder of this year. Our thanks are extended to SCVO and Skills Development Scotland for their continued support of NTSF and Right Track's Programmes.

We look forward to the launch of our new No One Left Behind Provision in October 22, delivered in partnership with North Lanarkshire Council. In the interim, please see details of our current Programmes, below;

REACH

REACH

REACH is our Mental Health Support Project supporting young people aged 15-18 years suffering from the impact of a range of mental health challenges. The Project offers one to one support, support from CBT Practitioners, access to alternative therapies, upcycling, introductions to sports, dance, cooking and creative arts, crafts, music making activities, yoga, Tai Chi and many other interventions.

Our sole aim at REACH is to support young people to start to feel better about themselves and to start to develop coping skills and strategies.

Young people will receive a daily Participation Payment, Travel Costs and Lunch.

Referrals can be made from Schools, Social Work, Training Providers/ Colleges/ Careers staff, GPs, other Voluntary Sector support agencies, parents/ guardians or self-referrals.

REACH support is available 3 days per week from our Glasgow and Coatbridge Centres. For further information, please contact Jackie on 0141 554 0955 or Tracey or Ann on 01236 433315.

Launchpad Stage 1

Referrals can be made directly from Schools/ Careers staff, other Training Providers/ Voluntary Sector Organisations.

Launchpad, as described above is for young people who have reached their official school leaving date

For 16-18 year olds, Launchpad slowly introduces an Employability focus but still offers a high degree of out of centre activities designed to support Personal Development and Lifeskills progress.

Young people will be offered the opportunity to achieve SQA Awards in Personal Development, Customer Service and Digital Skills.

Young people will receive a Training Allowance, Travel Costs and Lunch.

Pre-NEET Launchpad

Pre-NEET Launchpad

This Programme offers a Programme of alternative learning for young people with 6 months or less before they can officially leave School.

Pre-NEET Launchpad is offered from our Coatbridge Training Centre. Young people are supported via small group-work and one to one support. We offer access to Digital, Personal Development and Core Skill support alongside intensive personal goal-setting and Key Worker support.

Pre-NEET Launchpad offers a broad range of out of centre activities, visits, sports introductions, practical projects, and outdoor challenge activities.

Young people will be offered the opportunity to achieve SQA Awards in Personal Development, Customer Service and Digital Skills

Young people will receive a Training Allowance, Travel Costs and Lunch.

Referrals can be made directly from Schools/ Careers staff

Lift Off

Lift Off

Lift Off offers a Programme of support to young people, 15/16 years, who are not flourishing within mainstream education and have 6 months or less before they reach their official school leaving date.

Lift Off is offered from our Coatbridge Training Centre. Young people are supported via small group-work and one to one support. We offer access to Digital, Personal Development and Core Skill support alongside intensive personal goal-setting and Key Worker support.

Lift Off offers a broad range of out of centre activities, visits, sports introductions, practical projects and outdoor challenge activities.

Young people will be offered the opportunity to achieve SQA Awards in Personal Development, Customer Service and Digital Skills

Young people will receive Travel Costs and Lunch.

Referrals can be made directly from Schools/ Careers staff.

Accelerate Stage 2

Accelerate is for young people aged 16-19 years.

Accelerate offers a range of Vocational Introductions alongside an intensive Personal Development Programme designed to help young people recognise the need for Digital, Core and Personal skills in everyday life and work situations.

Vocational understanding is enhanced by access to Virtual Reality experiences offering young people an insight into various occupations and helping them interact in Customer Service occupations.

Young people will be offered the opportunity to achieve SQA Awards in Personal Development, Customer Service and Digital Skills

Young people will receive a Training Allowance, Travel Costs and Lunch.

Referrals can be made directly from Schools/ Careers staff, other Training Providers/ Voluntary Sector Organisations

NOLB FOCUS

FOCUS is a Stage 3 opportunity offering intensive Employability and Jobsearch support, followed by Work Experience/ Work Trial.

Young people are also offered access to industry-specific accreditation such as CSCS card, REHIS Food Hygiene and First Aid.

FOCUS participants are offered a Training Allowance and Travel assistance, alongside any clothes/ boots for work, as needed.

Referrals can be made by Schools, Careers staff, Training Providers/ Voluntary Sector organistions/ Self-referral

Challenge Life

The ‘Challenge Life” Programme offers an intensive challenge-based start to Training. Over 4 weeks groups of young people, plan and prepare for a 2 week outdoor education challenge programme included within this period, having identified the personal goals they wish to achieve as a result of this. Activities include a 3 day residential on a deserted island, camp or hillside bothy and 2 week's worth of activities including high wire assault courses, canoeing, cliff-jumping, gorge-walking, survival skills etc. Referral for this standalone Programme can be made by Skills Development Scotland but elements of the Programme are also included in Launchpad and Accelerate as well as EF Stage 2. Please see information for Referral Agencies and Individuals below.

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Dazzle

Dazzel is only offered for specific groups .The Dazzle Course is offered over 3 weeks, with two weeks intensive personal presentation and personal confidence support. All young people have their photos taken at the beginning and then spend 2 weeks planning a fashion show with invited guests in which they will appear, followed by a professional photoshoot and compilation of individual portfolios. This element of the Project is designed to promote improved self-confidence and self-awareness. Project activities include, alternative therapies, introduction to make-up and hair, dance and fitness, lifestyle and diet, seeing yourself as others see you, first impressions, budgeting for leisure, fashion and work clothes. Referral for this standalone Programme can be made by Skills Development Scotland but elements of the Programme are also included in Launchpad, Lift Off and Accelerate as well as EF Stage 2 and 3. Please see information for Referral Agencies and Individuals below.

This project is part funded by the UK Government through the
UK Community Renewal Fund
The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. This aims to support people and communities in need across the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to prepare the UK for the Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local business, and supporting people in employment. For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-community-renewal-fund-prospectus

This project is part funded by the UK Government through the
UK Community Renewal Fund
The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. This aims to support people and communities in need across the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to prepare the UK for the Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local business, and supporting people in employment. For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-community-renewal-fund-prospectus

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