The Opportunities Programme – Business Engagement

Making the transition from school into the workplace is a real challenge for most young adults. This course is designed to help young people move in to sustainable employment.

age range:

11 – 18+

max students:



10 x 2 hour sessions

activities covered:

Confidence building

Communication skills


Problem solving

Employability skills

Employment options

Work experience & placements

Money matters

key learning points:

Personal skills and abilities

Career options and opportunities

Preparing for work

Understanding employer requirements

Understanding money

resources provided:


Practical exercises

Sample job descriptions

Personal specifications