Achieving for Children

ESF programmes

European Social Fund logoWay2Work, as part of Achieving for Children, delivers a variety of contracts funded by the European Social Fund (ESF). The programmes are delivered as a subcontractor to three primes – Prospects, Prevista and South Thames College.

ESF funding is used to reduce inactivity among young people and to improve training and skills, as well as supporting young people in schools to help prevent them from dropping out at post 16.

The contracts which Way2Work (AfC) receives funding for which receive ESF finance, in part or full, are:

CALM (Careers and Learning Mentoring)
The programme supports young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) aged 16-24 to seek education, employment or training and provides ongoing support for the first 6 months of progression.

LLDD Outreach 
This programme provides additional support for young people with a learning difficulty or disability to help them prepare for and progress into a suitable destination.

Preventative NEET
This programme provides a range of activities along with a careers and mentoring service to support young people aged 15-18 identify their next steps and address issues that cause a risk to their long term engagement.

About Way2Work

Way2Work is an apprenticeship training provider offering apprenticeship vacancies and full-time job opportunities for young people aged 16-24 with local employers who value and encourage them to achieve their full potential.

The Way2Work service has been successfully supporting young people to find apprenticeship vacancies and achieve their apprenticeship qualifications for over 25 years. Fully funded by the Skills Funding Agency, we deliver Traineeships, Intermediate, Advanced and Higher Apprenticeships on behalf of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

For more information, go to the Way2Work website.

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