PATRA East Midlands


The project is designed to support young people aged 16-24 from the Black and Asian Minorities Ethnic (BAME) communities into the labour market.

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  • Community Support & DevelopmentCommunity Support & Development
  • Education/Training/EmploymentEducation/Training/Employment
  • Poverty Alleviation/ReliefPoverty Alleviation/Relief


  • Women & GirlsWomen & Girls
  • Young People (18-30)Young People (18-30)
  • OtherOther



The proposal is targeted at BAME young people aged 16-24 who are inactive in the labour market and have had difficulties accessing employment and achieving formal academic and vocational qualifications and has the following objectives: 1. To enable young people to learn work-related skills to meet the needs of employers through vocationally relevant qualifications and training; 2. To provide a customised training programme providing support and guidance as a pathway into employment, together with aftercare service; The project is expected to achieve the following benefits: 1. Opportunities for young people to perform work experience/tasters 2. The provision of employment, training and/or higher education opportunities, and the provision of an extended period of 5 months aftercare support with the beneficiary and the employer on entry into employment 3. Raise and broaden the skill levels of young people through the provision of basic skills and vocational relevant accredited qualifications including numeracy, literacy, ICT skill sup to OCN level and NVQ levels 4. Development of positive peer groups with a set of positive values. Also assisting beneficiaries to achieve their full potential and skills by re-enforcing positive relationship with mentors, trainers, parents and carers 5. Bespoke Information Advice and Guidance (IAG) and support services with key external agencies