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Employment & Skills

The Restore Trust has achieved accreditations for the Social Enterprise Mark and Matrix Standards, the quality benchmark for excellent advice and guidance services.

The Restore Trust provides one-to-one employment support, career planning and guidance service for unemployed people who require help to access training and employment opportunities.

Employment & Skills

 

How we can help

Our specialist employability career advisors can support clients to make a personalised career focused action plan, taking into account both immediate needs and longer-term goals, with the goal of entering employment, training or education.

  • One-to-one support - Our employability career advisors will create a personalised plan to guide you into employment, education or training.
  • Work experience - We can help with work placement and trials to gain valuable experience through our network of employers.
  • Signposting - We can put you in touch with a range of organisations in the West of England, such as accommodation services, debt management, substance misuse etc.
  • Job preparation - We deliver employability work-shops and offer a range of services such as CV writing and interview techniques and drop-in job clubs to assist in job searches.
  • Skills development - We can help develop vocational skills by access to a range of accredited training as well as our 1-1 work to develop soft skills such as confidence, self-esteem and personal development.
  • Access to training - We have a range of vocational training courses delivered on-site and can help with accessing training, apprenticeships and colleges.

Training

Through our excellent partnerships, we offer a range of training opportunities suited to the individual needs of the clients as well as access to bespoke in-house training provision.

Training

 

  • Sector-based Work Academy Programmes linked to local employers, with guaranteed interviews
  • Construction Health & Safety and CSCS card training
  • Digital Skills (IT Users)
  • Production Skills
  • Warehousing and Storage
  • Business Administration
  • Customer Care
  • Hospitality
  • Industrial cleaning
  • Bespoke Training - Employability and Job search workshops, managing tenancies, personal development
Upcoming Courses

Warehousing (Ocado)
Online
Short Course
5 Days

The Restore Trust is excited to be working with Ocado to support them hiring Warehouse Operatives for all areas of the recently opened, high-tech warehouse in Bristol. This isn’t just an ordinary warehouse - it uses innovative and state of the art technology and joining Ocado as a Warehouse Operative means you’ll be working for the world’s largest and fastest-growing online grocery retailer in an extremely safe and clean, fast-paced, warehouse environment.

As well as a recognised accredited qualification you will also have a guaranteed interview with the employer on completion of the programme.

This course is designed to prepare you with all the skills you need to work as a Warehouse Operative. You will learn:

  • How to receive and store goods and materials
  • How to process orders and dispatch goods
  • How to deliver effective customer service
  • Health, safety, security and legislation
  • How to be an effective team worker

Attendance for this course is online and you will need access to either a Laptop, Desktop PC, Tablet or Smartphone as well as access to the internet. The learning is supported by a 'live' tutor who will assist you through the course.

This course is free for unemployed people, or those in work earning less than £17,004 per annum.

If you are interested in finding out more information or getting onto the course, please give us a call on 0117 942 7000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we would be happy to help.

 

Construction (CSCS)
Online
Short Course
8 Sessions

This course is designed for people aspiring to work in the construction industry. Its objective is to prepare you for employment in construction, giving you the knowledge required to undertake jobs safely.

As well as achieving accredited qualifications you will have the opportunity of an interview with an employer. Successful completion of this course and the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment knowledge test will enable you to apply for the CSCS Labourer’s card (valid for five years), which will be paid for by The Restore Trust.

Attendance for this course is online and you will need access to either a Laptop, Desktop PC, Tablet or Smartphone as well as access to the internet. The learning is supported by a 'live' tutor who will assist you through the course.

This course is free for unemployed people, or those in work earning less than £17,004 per annum.

If you are interested in finding out more information or getting onto the course, please give us a call on 0117 942 7000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we would be happy to help.

 

Digital Skills (IT Users)
Online
Short Course
10 Sessions

Covid-19 has had an unprecedented impact on businesses, society, and economy in the South West, and is likely to significantly accelerate the shift to digital and the pace of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’. From virtual meetings to automated factories, online orders to drone delivery, digital services are growing in importance, across an increasing number of sectors and activities. Firms that are already using digital technologies are adapting better to the ongoing crisis, and others are rapidly upskilling in response to challenges to their business models.


This course is intended for those that need to either gain, refresh or upskill their digital skills to support them into work, be more productive in a new digital work environment or just to help stay in contact with friends and family online.

You will learn how to use a computer safely and efficiently; you will also learn about the different software’s that are available and how to use them.

Topics include:

  • Using Devices & Handling information
  • Creating & Editing information
  • Being Safe & Responsible Online
  • Using technology for collaboration
  • Using technology for career development

Attendance for this course is online and you will need access to either a Laptop or Desktop PC as well as access to the internet. The learning is supported by a 'live' tutor who will assist you through the course.

This course is free for unemployed people, or those in work earning less than £17,004 per annum.

If you are interested in finding out more information or getting onto the course, please give us a call on 0117 942 7000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we would be happy to help. 

 

Manufacture and Production Skills
Online
Short Course
5 Sessions

This course is designed to give people an introduction to working as a production operative in the manufacture of leisure vehicles. You will learn about how to work safely on site as well as a range of skills needed to be a production operative. As well as gaining knowledge of health and safety, you will also learn practical skills to support you working in manufacture.  At the completion of the programme there is an opportunity of an interview with an employer.

Attendance for this course is online and you will need access to either a Laptop, Desktop PC, Tablet or Smartphone as well as access to the internet. The learning is supported by a 'live' tutor who will assist you through the course.

This course is free for unemployed people, or those in work earning less than £17,004 per annum.

If you are interested in finding out more information or getting onto the course, please give us a call on 0117 942 7000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we would be happy to help.

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Our Contact Details
  • Address 4-6 Longmead Avenue, Horfield, Bristol, BS7 8QD
  • Telephone0117 942 7000
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  • Open TimesMon-Fri, 9am - 5pm
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