We are pleased to announce that Heart & Soul Community Training are a DWP Gateway Provider for the Kickstart Scheme.

for local employers for the Department of Works and Pensions Kickstart Scheme.


If your organisation is creating fewer than 30 job placements, you can apply directly.

However, using an approved gateway provider such as a training provider, can make the process quicker and ensures compliance with the process and the mandatory training, that’s where at Heart & Soul Community Training can help.

These must be new jobs and not replace existing or planned vacancies, and they cannot cause existing
employees to lose or reduce their employment. The role must be a minimum of 25 hours per week, for 6 months, pay at least the National Minimum Wage for their age group.

No training need before they begin the job placement. A wrap around support to help the individual look for long-term work, including career advice and setting goals, support with CV and interview preparations. Supporting the participant with basic skills, such as attendance, timekeeping and teamwork.

Our Support

As your Kickstart gateway provider, we will support you in the following ways. This is at no charge to you as this is covered by government funding. We will take you through the whole journey and make it as easy as possible for you the employer.

Wrap-around Support The governement may ask for evidence of how each individual has gathered basic skills including: Attendance Timekeeping Teamwork Communication Travelling to work We will ensure the skills are incoporated in our package deal. 

Employability Skills

Employability Skills Advice & Guidance CV Mock Interviews Interviews Job searching. Preparing for an Interview. 


All students will complete a Qualification while in placement. We are Approved Training Centre On-line qualifiations Face to Face Courses 

INTERESTED? - Next Steps

The Kickstart Scheme has the potential to greatly support businesses by employing young people fully-funded by the government. However, there are key requirements and to meet them we can help you. Send an e-mail of your details by clicking Here or Give us a call on: 07845238858 


88-89 High Street,


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