People 1stPeople 1st is an award winning employment and learning organisation which offers a range of government funded training, employment support initiatives and corporate training solutions

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People 1st offer:

 - ApprenticeshipsNI - for adults aged 16 – 24 who are employed 
want to upskill and obtain accreditation in their occupational area

 - Training for Success -  for 16 - 18 year olds, equipping them with 
    the skills and qualifications required for the workplace

 - Steps to Work, a tailored programme for adults who wish to enter the
   labour market, one of only ten such contract holders throughout NI

 - LEMIS - an initiative designed to help unemployed people in the
   community overcome those issues that may be preventing them from
   finding and keeping a job.

For details on further training courses offered please click here

Are you unemployed and seeking valuable training and work experience?

Are you currently employed and interested in improving your existing skills level and qualifications?

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