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The Meadows Centre - About Us
A community based centre for employment related activities,
improving employment levels within Eastleigh Borough.
Helping and enabling people with low skills or out of work
progressing to employment and further learning or training.
By providing a UK online centre, IT training facility, and
Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) services, job skills
sessions which cover using the internet, CV writing, completion of
application forms and producing covering letters.
The aim is to integrate the new centre with other local services
and ensure that there is a joined up approach to working with those
not in work or training. The Meadows Centre is based
close to the town centre.
The centre will provide a service to approximately 400 people a
year. It will be co-ordinated by the Economic Development team of
Eastleigh Borough Council and First Wessex with support from
other agencies who support the work of the centre.
The centre aims to improve the level of employment and help
individuals develop their skills, finding the right course or
training opportunity for them and connecting them with the
employers in the area. The services to be provided include:
• IT training and UK online drop in facility offers one to
one computer sessions for complete beginners and learners
• Information, advice and guidance sessions – CV writing,
career advice, identifying training requirements, job applications,
support with action planning, interview techniques etc
• Initial assessments including skills checks, barriers to
work, transferable skills and preparation of an individual action
• Preparation for Employment – bespoke employability
training courses: confidence building, motivation, employability
• Literacy and numeracy – access to Skills for Life courses
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3 The Pastures
160 Cranbury Rd
Tel: 023 8064 4399
Mobile: 077 1715 0145