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Training for Success


Training for Success is the Department for Employment and Learning's professional and technical training provision. It offers you the opportunity to gain the skills and qualifications you need to progress in the workplace. You will be able to get quality training that will be suited to your needs and enable you to progress to higher levels of training, further education or employment.

Training for Success for Young People

If you're aged 16-24, Training for Success is the place to start. The training is designed around you - your skill levels, your interests and your aims. Whether you need to develop the skills to find work, or want more training to turn a job into a career, Training for Success can help.

Training for Success offers many opportunities to get the skills employers are looking for. It gives you a flexible way of working with employers and Training Organisations to ensure you get quality training. And if you're already in work, Training for Success can help you get the qualifications you'll need to get ahead.

It costs you nothing. In fact, you could earn while you train! Click to view more

Training for Success for Employer

Workplace experience is a vital part of Training for Success and employers can help young people shape a better future by:

  • providing jobs for young peole who are keen to train through our Apprenticeship Strand
  • offering Work Experience or Job Tasters to help young people to choose their career and training paths. Click to view more

Training for Success Programme

Just Starting Out? (Aged 16-18yrs)
Get the tools to succeed. Maximise your potential to find a job. The Training for Success programme focuses on the extra learning you need and is flexible, you can take as long as you need.

  • Weekly Training Allowance
  • Skill sampling in all vocational areas
  • Work sampling and job tasters
  • Job search and interview skills
  • Health and Safety/First Aid/CSR Card
  • And any extra learning you need to gain employment
  • Assistance towards travel
  • Professional and technical qualifications

Apprenticeship Programme

Acquire skills necesary to progress in the workplace and achieve success in your chosen career. (Aged 16+yrs)

  • Employed from day one
  • Earn a wage
  • Individual training framework to achieve a recognised qualification
  • Qualifications (NVQ's)