Foundations For The Future

Foundations For The Future is a FREE 10-week course for people looking to overcome their personal barriers to employment.

Join us on a journey of self development and enjoy a mix of classroom based learning and practical hands on experience at our HAPPY Hub in Basildon, and build strong foundations for a successful future in your chosen career path. Following the completion of this course you will have the opportunity to enjoy a 3-week Community Action Project with exciting team building opportunities and progress through our Pathways Programme.

From catering, to retail, to horticulture, we have a pathway to suit everyone, and with Basildon, Billericay and Wickford CVS dropping in weekly, you'll also have regular access to professional support to find a volunteering experience within the community to support your learning and development to help prepare you for your future career. 

What's involved?

This course is aimed at those further away from being 'work ready' and is an intense course specially designed to build on personal development first, before moving on to job search skills. Workshops include:

  • Beliefs & Values
  • Self-Esteem
  • Building Confidence
  • Positive Mind-Set & Self-Talk
  • Past, Present, Future
  • Goal Setting
  • Communication
  • Healthier You (Mind/Nutrition/Exercise)
  • Drugs & Alcohol Awareness
  • Team Building
  • Employee Rights
  • CV & Application Writing
  • Optimum Job Search
  • Interview Preparation
  • Mock Interviews
  • Follow-ups

We also run 'team building - personal challenge' days, taking our clients out of the classroom environment, embedding life lasting empowerment. Activities have included:

  • Laser Tag 
  • Rock Climbing 
  • Wakeboarding 
  • Sailing

We pride ourselves on our into work success rates, and the fact that we have positively changed so many lives. To enrol on our next Foundations For The Future course which starts in June 2021, simply enter your details here:

Register interest here

 "I would like to thank you for the help and support given to my son whilst on your programme. During the time he has spent with you I feel he has gained confidence and learnt new skills. The trip you took him on Tuesday (Stubbers Activity Centre) found him discovering that he could achieve things he'd never thought he could and felt very proud of himself. I am also happy he has made new friends. I feel this course has been very positive for him".

J.S. 2015

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