Careers information, advice and guidance

4. Support for Growth Programme

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The Education and Careers Advice Service (ECAS) offers a European Social funded Skills Support for Growth Programme to NEET young people aged 15 to 19 and up to aged 25 with special educational needs.

The programme supports young people with personal and social development and their employability skills. The programme incorporates GOALs training: GOALS for Young People is a motivational training programme that challenges young people to think and behave differently. The programme is designed with a main focus on developing self-esteem and an overall sense of responsibility. For further information visit the GOALS website.

The Link Programme also offers accredited qualifications in:

  • Independent Living – Personal Development
  • Independent Living – Accessing Community Facilities
  • Skills for Further Learning and Employment

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