Skills and Support
Skills and Support
We do our best to help our customers, and we're always very happy to hear how well they do. You can read about success stories and case studies here.
Read case studies and success stories to learn about how we help our customers.
“I think I’ve picked up a lot of transferable skills, such as time management and how to manage a caseload. I’m meeting lots of different people and working to a deadline, which is good for me because it’s a new experience. It’s different to university, it’s the real world, and it’s great to be able to use my skills. I am quite meticulous about things, and so it suits my personality.”
“Kickstart is providing me with so many development opportunities... I have a very diverse role.”
“I am gaining valuable HR insights that will help me in my career.”
“I know that being on Kickstart is going to help me in my future employment.”
“I am receiving an invaluable experience that is helping me to build up my ‘brand’ and learn how to better sell my skills to future employers.”
KICKSTART CASE STUDY: Franklin Immanuel
"It’s great being able to come into an office and get a real feel for a working environment."
Our ICT and ECDL (European Computer Driving License) course helps people improve their skills. We helped this customer who came to us with barely any computer literacy.
Read three testimonials from customers on our Inspiring Families programme.
In this post, you'll find testimonials from our customers. Learn what the people we work with have to say about us.
S came to us wanting to improve their English ability so they could work in the Beauty industry. Here's how we helped them.
AC made great progress with their English and moved towards their goal of studying and working in the UK.
We helped this customer go from hardly speaking English to having the confidence to speak regularly.
Our Retail, Hospitality and Tourism programme gets people ready for work. Read this post to see what it's like for our customers to take part in this programme.
This individual came to us needing some extra skills and a boost to her CV. Our Principles of Customer Service programme was just right for her.
We have a programme to help young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEETs). These two case studies show you how we help them.
''I was lucky enough to then be offered a job at the end of my internship, and I am now working for them full time whilst living in Lisbon for the foreseeable future! Very happy.''