Achievements

Achievements 2012 – 2017

Since 2012 Acknowledging Youths CIC helped over 3000 people, over 800 attended courses and workshops, 700 people found a or voluntary or Work placements. and over 600 are in full time employment. we work in Tower Hamlet, Hackney, Newham, Southwark, Hammersmith, Westminster

AY Group has an excellent track record of success

• June-2016-On-going-Deeveloping You Pearson Work skills

80 Starts-40 Attending 6-13 Weeks -13 into full time employment 

• November -2016-Ongoing –BENCAP-ESOL-ICT-Work skills 

80 Starts-60 Attending 6-13 weeks 40 into full time employment 

• February-October 2016-On-Going-Work skills

80 starts -30 into work 

Big Lottery Fund: Free Workshops: Career Advice and Volunteering - Tower Hamlets and Westminster residents
•    May 2016 – ongoing activity for young people aged 18+
-    Career advice: one-to-one interview + individual action plan, mentoring and progression, as well as career exploration
-    Volunteering: workshops that captures, record and recognises the work

Pathway Group: Acknowledging Youths CIC became a Pearson Edexcel centre - EU and UK students
•    April 2016 – ongoing Student Loan Courses
Level 3 & 4 courses for clients who are eligible for Student Loans
ALL QUALIFICATIONS AT LEVEL 3/4
•    Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3
•    Business Administration Level 3
•    Customer Service Level 3
•    Health & Social Care Level 3
•    Early Years Level 3
•    Management Level 3
•    Certificate in Education and Training Level 4
•    Certificate in Assessing Vocational Training Level 3
•    Hospitality (various)  Level 3
•    Information Advice and Guidance 3/4
•    Retail Level 3

DWP: ReCreate You - Hackney & Tower Hamlets residents
•    March – August 2016 Engage 50+ clients and provide back to work workshops and one-to-one support to enable them to become job ready and find sustained employment

DWP: Work experience in Hackney
•    October - 2015 –  April 2016  
- Objective: to add value to a young person’s CV to enable them to move into the labour market.

AY Group & Big Lottery Fund: AY Recruitment CIC part of AY Group London residents
•    June - 2014
-    Launch website www.ay-recruitment.com
-    To date receive over 250,000 visitors to the website and 20,000 CVs uploaded

AY, DWP & LTEN: Engage to change - Newham residents
•    Feb 2015 - August 2016
- Goal: To support fifty (50) NEET young people 18-24 and 50+ engaged and started the program. Forty (40) candidates from both target groups were placed into work and or voluntary placements and twenty seven (27) into full time employment

DWP: Breaking Barriers -Tower Hamlets residents
•    October 2014
Objective: To support 125 NEET young people. 96% of our candidates completed the first stage programme and were invited to progress into work- based volunteering.

DWP: Targets achieved
•    June - December 2014 – objectives achieved
- In Tower Hamlets 40 candidates found employment as a result of our training and support.

Big Lottery Fund: Eysiat an online Retail shop (new and second hand products) run by the Tower Hamlets community
•    May 2014  - ongoing:  
-    Goal: To provide opportunities for the  community who wish to enter the retail and customer services industries, in terms of training programmes, work experience and short term employment roles  

Newlon Fusion: NEET programme - Hackney residents
•    May 2014 - ESF/SFA contract
-    Currently taken on for a small charity working with 12 young people. We are supporting 16-19 year olds into the long term NEET 26 weeks programme

DWP: Employability - Newham residents
•    February – August 2014
- Newham project 50 starts and 40 going into work and voluntary placements and 10 into employment

DWP: NEET - Southwark project
•    August 2013 – February 2014
- Southwark project 30 starts, 12 into employment

Big Lottery Fund: Music forever - Westminster residents
•    February - 2013 – March 2014
- Music forever song creation music course - 30 young people attended

DWP: Work to Success - Tower Hamlets residents
•    October 2013 – June 2014: 18-24 years old - 60 started on the programme, 40 into employment and 20 into voluntary placements and work experience

DWP: The Enterprise Club - Tower Hamlets residents
•    March – September 2013: 18-24 years old – The Enterprise club project helped 40 people set up their own business

DWP: NEETS programme - Tower Hamlets residents
•    January – July 2013: 18-24 years old - Tower Hamlets One programme – Engaged with 160 NEETS aged 18-24, 60 started our program, course was delivered to 50 and 29 into work. Our target of 24 was achieved.

Zurich Trust: Youth Forum programme - London residents
•    January 2012 – ongoing for 18-24 years old – Youth Forum programme set up an online youth board to exchange ideas on issues affecting them that include unemployment, education and training. Engaged with over 100 young people.  

CDG: Work placement - London residents
•    May 2012 - Worked with CDG on A Day One Support for young people London Trailblazer offering 13 week placements for young people

DWP: Employability workshops - London residents
•    October 2011 – April 2012: 18-24 years old
- delivered Employability workshops that included CV and job search to 200 young people in Westminster, Chelsea, Kensington, Hammersmith, Tower Hamlets, Newham and Southwark.

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