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[ultimate_heading main_heading=”WELCOME TO THE FALKIRK WORK ACADEMY” main_heading_color=”#2d358d” sub_heading_color=”#000000″ main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:700″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:700;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:22px;tablet:22px;tablet_portrait:22px;mobile_landscape:22px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:22px;tablet:32px;tablet_portrait:32px;mobile_landscape:32px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:20px;”]We provide a comprehensive suite of soft and technical skills-based activities designed to get people engaged and ready for work, delivered by our experienced staff in the environment of a professional football club.

Client groups involved to date include disengaged school pupils, unemployed youths, long-term unemployed adults, lone parents, visually impaired/blind adults and students with learning disabilities.[/ultimate_heading]

[ultimate_heading main_heading=”WHAT WE DO” main_heading_color=”#2d358d” sub_heading_color=”#000000″ main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:700″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:700;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:22px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:22px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:20px;”][/ultimate_heading]
[ultimate_heading main_heading=”We Inspire people to make life changes” heading_tag=”h4″ main_heading_color=”#000000″ sub_heading_color=”#000000″ main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:500″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:500;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:17px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:27px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:0px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:10px;”]We have been delivering Employability programmes successfully for several years aimed at inspiring people who have experienced a setback to make changes to their own lives, to raise aspirations and ambitions and open their minds to new possibilities. Our framework is called the Falkirk Work Academy. It can be adapted to suit partner requirements and provides a real client-centred approach with progressions aligned to the National Employability Pipeline.[/ultimate_heading]
[ultimate_heading main_heading=”We Inspire people to make life changes” heading_tag=”h4″ main_heading_color=”#000000″ sub_heading_color=”#000000″ main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:500″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:500;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:17px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:27px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:0px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:10px;”]We have been delivering Employability programmes successfully for several years aimed at inspiring people who have experienced a setback to make changes to their own lives, to raise aspirations and ambitions and open their minds to new possibilities. Our framework is called the Falkirk Work Academy. It can be adapted to suit partner requirements and provides a real client-centred approach with progressions aligned to the National Employability Pipeline.[/ultimate_heading]
[ultimate_heading main_heading=”We provide skills development opportunities” heading_tag=”h4″ main_heading_color=”#000000″ sub_heading_color=”#000000″ main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:500″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:500;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:17px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:27px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:0px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:10px;”]Our unique proposition offers a collaboration of employability and core skill development with practical training room or pitch-based activities, work placements and access to the unique assets of a professional football club. We are uniquely placed to offer participants a motivational and enjoyable experience no matter what their current circumstances are and everything we do is geared towards sustainable outcomes for all of our “signings”.[/ultimate_heading]
[ultimate_heading main_heading=”We provide skills development opportunities” heading_tag=”h4″ main_heading_color=”#000000″ sub_heading_color=”#000000″ main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:500″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:500;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:17px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:27px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:0px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:10px;”]Our unique proposition offers a collaboration of employability and core skill development with practical training room or pitch-based activities, work placements and access to the unique assets of a professional football club. We are uniquely placed to offer participants a motivational and enjoyable experience no matter what their current circumstances are and everything we do is geared towards sustainable outcomes for all of our “signings”.[/ultimate_heading]
[ultimate_heading main_heading=”We work with participants” heading_tag=”h4″ main_heading_color=”#000000″ sub_heading_color=”#000000″ main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:500″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:500;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:17px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:27px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:0px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:10px;”]Our Development through Sport model sees course participants sign a “contract” with us; walk up the tunnel; receive regular football-based life skills drills on the pitch; wear official club kit; walk in the same corridors as club professionals; and attend their course in the modern and inspiring Falkirk Stadium.[/ultimate_heading]
[ultimate_heading main_heading=”We work with participants” heading_tag=”h4″ main_heading_color=”#000000″ sub_heading_color=”#000000″ main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:500″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:500;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:17px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:27px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:0px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:10px;”]Our Development through Sport model sees course participants sign a “contract” with us; walk up the tunnel; receive regular football-based life skills drills on the pitch; wear official club kit; walk in the same corridors as club professionals; and attend their course in the modern and inspiring Falkirk Stadium.[/ultimate_heading]
[ultimate_heading main_heading=”We help participants get a job” heading_tag=”h4″ main_heading_color=”#000000″ sub_heading_color=”#000000″ main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:500″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:500;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:17px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:27px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:0px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:10px;”]We help people understand the importance of a professional looking CV, online presence and personal appearance and how to apply for jobs, prepare for interviews and give themselves the best opportunity to secure sustained employment, whilst building confidence, self-esteem, routine, engagement, health and well-being and skills for employment.

We can also provide quality and relevant work experience with Falkirk Foundation, Falkirk FC, or with a range of local partner organisations.[/ultimate_heading]

[ultimate_heading main_heading=”We help participants get a job” heading_tag=”h4″ main_heading_color=”#000000″ sub_heading_color=”#000000″ main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:500″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:500;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:17px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:27px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:0px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:10px;”]We help people understand the importance of a professional looking CV, online presence and personal appearance and how to apply for jobs, prepare for interviews and give themselves the best opportunity to secure sustained employment, whilst building confidence, self-esteem, routine, engagement, health and well-being and skills for employment.

We can also provide quality and relevant work experience with Falkirk Foundation, Falkirk FC, or with a range of local partner organisations.[/ultimate_heading]

[ultimate_heading main_heading=”We help participants gain qualifications” heading_tag=”h4″ main_heading_color=”#000000″ sub_heading_color=”#000000″ main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:500″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:500;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:17px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:27px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:0px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:10px;”]As an approved SQA delivery and assessment centre, we offer a suite of SCQF qualifications up to and including level 4, encompassing the nationally recognised Falkirk Employability Award.[/ultimate_heading]
[ultimate_heading main_heading=”We help participants gain qualifications” heading_tag=”h4″ main_heading_color=”#000000″ sub_heading_color=”#000000″ main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:500″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:500;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:17px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:27px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:0px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:10px;”]As an approved SQA delivery and assessment centre, we offer a suite of SCQF qualifications up to and including level 4, encompassing the nationally recognised Falkirk Employability Award.[/ultimate_heading]
[ultimate_heading main_heading=”ANY QUESTIONS?” main_heading_color=”#2f378d” sub_heading_color=”#000000″ main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:700″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:700;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:22px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:22px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:20px;”]For more information, contact Dianne Dixon on 07563 419920 or email us.[/ultimate_heading]
[ultimate_heading main_heading=”PARTICIPANT ACHIEVEMENTS” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” sub_heading_color=”#000000″ main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:700″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:700;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:22px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:22px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:20px;”][/ultimate_heading]
[info_list font_size_icon=”10″ eg_br_width=”1″][info_list_item icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”id^248|url^https://falkirkfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/icons8-checked-100.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^icons8-checked-100|description^null” desc_font=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ desc_font_style=”font-weight:200;” desc_font_size=”desktop:18px;” desc_font_line_height=”desktop:28px;” desc_font_color=”#000000″]Six Stage 3 General Employability Programmes in which 100% of course completers attained a positive destination of employment, education or training[/info_list_item][info_list_item icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”id^248|url^https://falkirkfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/icons8-checked-100.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^icons8-checked-100|description^null” desc_font=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ desc_font_style=”font-weight:200;” desc_font_size=”desktop:18px;” desc_font_line_height=”desktop:28px;” desc_font_color=”#000000″]Alternative school participants achieved a 91% attendance and successful completion of 130 qualifications in 14 months[/info_list_item][info_list_item icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”id^248|url^https://falkirkfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/icons8-checked-100.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^icons8-checked-100|description^null” desc_font=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ desc_font_style=”font-weight:200;” desc_font_size=”desktop:18px;” desc_font_line_height=”desktop:28px;” desc_font_color=”#000000″]Students with learning disabilities engaged with 3,000 people and completed 200 qualifications in 14 months[/info_list_item][info_list_item icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”id^248|url^https://falkirkfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/icons8-checked-100.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^icons8-checked-100|description^null” desc_font=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ desc_font_style=”font-weight:200;” desc_font_size=”desktop:18px;” desc_font_line_height=”desktop:28px;” desc_font_color=”#000000″]100-200 candidates complete qualifications with us each year[/info_list_item][info_list_item icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”id^248|url^https://falkirkfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/icons8-checked-100.png|caption^null|alt^null|title^icons8-checked-100|description^null” desc_font=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ desc_font_style=”font-weight:200;” desc_font_size=”desktop:18px;” desc_font_line_height=”desktop:28px;” desc_font_color=”#000000″]700% growth in programme delivery in 4 years (increase from 5 to 35 programmes per annum)[/info_list_item][/info_list]
[ultimate_heading main_heading_color=”#2d358d” sub_heading_color=”#ffffff” main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:700″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:700;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:22px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:22px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;”]Interested in joining the Employability Programme?[/ultimate_heading]
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[ultimate_heading main_heading=”WHO WE PARTNER WITH” main_heading_color=”#2f378d” sub_heading_color=”#000000″ main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:700″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:700;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:22px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:22px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:20px;”][/ultimate_heading]
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[ultimate_heading main_heading=”TESTIMONIALS” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” sub_heading_color=”#ffffff” main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:700″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:700;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:22px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:22px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:20px;”][/ultimate_heading]
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“Had a great time and learned new skills, made a lot of good friends and my confidence has soared”

– Participant

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– Participant[/ultimate_heading]

[ultimate_heading main_heading_color=”#ffffff” sub_heading_color=”#ffffff” main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Josefin Sans|font_call:Josefin+Sans|variant:700″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:700;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:22px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:22px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Oswald|font_call:Oswald|variant:200″ sub_heading_style=”font-weight:200;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:18px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:28px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-top:20px;”]”It was good to help with my CV and improve my job-hunting skills. It was also good to meet new people in the same circumstances as myself”

– Participant[/ultimate_heading]

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– Participant[/ultimate_heading]

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– SQA External Verifier[/ultimate_heading]

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