Greatest Expectations has a wide range of training options to enable people to take real steps towards a new career. We offer courses throughout the north east. As well as in the Middlesbrough area we deliver courses from North Yorkshire to North of the Tyne. Check our or Facebook or Twitter pages for recently added course dates and locations.

Employment in Private Hire Taxi

We are working with local taxi firms and we are here to help support learners into employment following completion of BTEC qualification including mandatory disability awareness and safeguarding modules.

It covers everything you need to know on how to be a private hire taxi driver and is company dependant on passing your taxi test then we can guarantee you an interview.

All learners will be interviewed for up to 6 vacancies whilst on the programme to support them into work experience to see if this is the right job for them, and paid employment for up to 8 weeks with an opportunity to showcase their attitude skills and professionalism and get a job.

Health and Social Care Programme

We are working with multiple care companies in the local area and we are here to support learners into employment following completion of the Health and Social Care Programme.

The programme provides you with:

  • Certificates in H&S
  • All learners will be interviewed for up to 6 vacancies whilst on the programme to support them into work experience to see if this is the right job for them. 
  • Paid employment for up to 8 weeks with an opportunity to showcase their attitude skills and professionalism and get a job.
Warehousing and Forklift Truck Level 1
  • 4 week course to gain Forklift Truck licence and Level 1 Job Search and Employment Potential qualification.
  • Useful for those wanting to apply for many seasonal opportunities for Christmas 2018.
Childcare
  • Course aimed at learners with current care commitments: 9.30 – 2.30pm 4 days per week for 4 weeks.
  • For those wanting to pursue a career working with children in childcare, nursery assistant, classroom assistant, lunchtime supervisor etc.
  • Work Experience placement opportunities available across Tees Valley for 5 days over 3 weeks could lead to employment for right candidates.
Kickstart Scheme – Skills for Work
  • Focussed help for younger unemployed people (19-24) as part of the Government’s Kickstart Scheme
  • Marketing yourself to potential employers
  • Creating a professional CV and cover letter
  • Opportunities in traineeships, paid work placements for 6 months, apprenticeships and much more
Skills for Work
  • For unemployed people aged 25+ years, supporting digital job search activities
  • Maximising your job employment potential
  • Creating a professional CV which showcases your skills and experience
  • Identifying different routes into employment
Functional Skills Maths and English
  • Initial assessments and training needs analysis
  • Level 1 qualification
  • Overcoming barriers to employment
  • Keeping a personal budget
Health and Social Care Level 1
  • Level 1 Introduction to Working in the Health and Social Care Sector with additional qualifications in:
  • Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention and Control
  • Level 1 Job search and Employment Potential
Health and Social Care Level 2
  • Level 2 Preparing to Work in Health and Social Care Sector with additional qualifications in:
  • Level 2 Certificate in Dementia Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Infection and Prevention Control
Childcare Traineeships (Ages 19-24 years: Kickstart Scheme)
  • Work placements in a real nursery setting helping to care for babies to preschool age children
  • Level 1 Introduction to the Children’s and Young People’s Workforce qualification
  • Upskilling in English and Maths to Level 1 where required
  • Level 1 Job search and Employment Potential qualification
Private Hire Taxi Driving
  • Fully funded training including Taxi Badge, Medical, Knowledge/Locality Test, DBS check and Disability Awareness
  • Includes Level 2 Infection Prevention and Control (essential in managing Covid-19 risks) qualification
  • Employment opportunities with local employers
Warehousing and Logistics
  • Counterbalance and Reach Forklift Licence (upon successful completion of course)
  • Level 2 Delivery of Goods by Van qualification
  • Levels 1 and 2 Warehousing qualifications
  • Level 1 Job search and Employment Potential qualification
  • Opportunities to upskill in English and Maths if required

Are you an employer?

We deliver accredited and non-accredited courses for both employed and unemployed learners. Courses can be bespoke to meet particular business needs or designed for continued professional development; to enhance employee skills and make employment more sustainable.

Please contact us to discuss.

Distance Learning

Whether it be enhancing your current skills or to gain a new qualification in a different sector, Greatest Expectations can support you to achieve your learning goal. We offer a variety of free, fully funded distance learning courses in a range of subjects suited to your own individual needs.

However you choose to learn with us we meet the Matrix quality standard for Information, Advice and Guidance services.

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