Skills Builder- NCS

Our Life Ready team has an exciting opportunity to support young people aged 16-17 to feel prepared for employability and feel confident in enhancing their own skills.

The Skills Builder initiative offers young people workshops to become world ready and work ready. Skills builder does this through developing their confidence, resilience and well-being; connecting them with people from all walks of life; and empowering them to make a difference in their communities and wider society.

The project will implement fun and engaging sessions following the skills builder framework. Focusing on the 8 essential skills which underpin individual success at each stage in life and support all young people in developing their independence.

This project is:

  • Aimed at 16 and 17 year olds
  • Fully funded by National Citizen Service
  • A minimum of 16 hours of workshops and sessions
  • Youth-led classroom social action
  • During lesson or extracurricular time

The themes covered through skills builder sessions are:

  • Employability
  • Health & Well-being
  • Life Skills
  • Social Action & Volunteering

Skills Builder Opportunities

Are you aged 16-17 or currently in year 11? Do you want to try something different, meet new people, push yourself out of your comfort zone and learn and develop your skill set! During half term and summer holidays, we will be running a range of FREE opportunities for you to get involved with. You could get the opportunity to meet businesses, work with other people from your community and really make a difference in your local area.

To check out and register your interest in the opportunities that you can get involved with click here




If you would like to book these sessions for your school or have any questions regarding the funding or the activities, please contact Joanne Meekin.

Joanne Meekin

Life Ready- Senior Team Leader