Our years of training and employing people with lived experience of issues around offending, homelessness, gang involvement, substance misuse and other similar issues means we are ideally placed to provide you with expertise, consultancy and training.

Providers who are working with non-traditional learners and/or people who have experienced barriers in accessing training and employment can really benefit from our peer-led approach which uses people who share similar backgrounds to them.

We are a City & Guilds Assessment Centre with skilled and highly-experienced Trainer-Assessors and robust quality assurance practices. We can deliver training to staff, volunteers, and people in local communities,

We can also develop a package of tailored courses and workshops in partnership with organisations to meet specific local needs, such as developing Community Champions and Leaders.

Subsidies may be available for not-for-profit organisations.

Please contact us if you are interested in commissioning any of our courses or if you would like to find out more.

City & Guilds Assured Short Courses 

Learning to Advise – introduction to advice & guidance 28 hours £295 per person
Supporting Young People at Risk 12 hours £505 per course (up to 10 people)
Providing Employment Support to Clients (for those with no prior knowledge) 15 hours £630 per course (up to 10 people)
Coming soon: Introduction to Peer Evaluation (Lived Experience-led evaluation)  


City & Guilds Accredited Qualifications 



Costs per person start from 

 Level 3 Certificate in Advice & Guidance


Level 3 Award in Education and Training


Level 4 Diploma in Advice & Guidance


Level 2  Award in Mentoring (Gateway Qualifications)


Level 3  Award in Mentoring (Gateway Qualifications)



We can offer expertise and advice on training and employing people with lived experience and helping both volunteers and paid staff to progress towards paid employment.

Our work supporting vulnerable young people means can provide training in complex casework around issues such as child criminal exploitation, gangs and weapons crime.

If you are supporting people who have experienced trauma, we can provide training in trauma-informed service delivery enhancing both quality of services and engagement with them.


Change one life, inspire change in a community

In this short film, discover how our Peer Advisor Programme helped ex-offenders access employment opportunities through peer-led support, guidance and training.


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