Get A Job


The ‘Get A Job’ programme, supported by Accenture Foundation UK and AO Smile Foundation, is aimed at helping young people aged 16-24 get the right skills to secure employment.

Who can register for the ‘Get A Job’ course?
The Get A Job programme is open to 16-24 year olds that are not currently in employment, education or training.

When does ‘Get A Job’ start?
We next upcoming course starts:

  • Monday 17th October 2016

When does the course run?
All courses run at Blackburn Youth Zone, Jubilee Street, Blackburn, BB1 1EP

The course runs every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 2pm–4:30pm

What does the course cover?

Skills and training covered during the course include CV writing, cover letter writing, communications skills, interview techniques, constructive criticism, business/company day visits and a placement opportunities.  You can also achieve a GOAL PEARL certification in level one and/or two.

When you register for the course you will receive a years free membership (worth £3) for Blackburn Youth Zone and free Senior Club entry on Tuesday and Thursday evenings (worth 50p per session). Please note: the free entry is only valid during the six week course period.

How do I register?
If you’d to register for the Get A Job programme, or need any further information, please contact Zohra Shah, Employability Coordinator at Blackburn Youth Zone by emailing zohra.shah@blackburnyz.org or call 01254 292 000.

How can I get my business involved?
If your business can offer support for young people such as 1 or 2 week work placements, mock interviews or company day visits please get in touch with Zohra by calling 01254 292000 or email zohra.shah@blackburnyz.org


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