Business and investment Kickstart Scheme

Additional support

Manchester Adult Education Service (MAES) is offering ‘wrap around support’ for employers and young people starting on a Kickstart placement.
We offer pre, during and post placement support which is broken down into two tiers.

These tier offers include:

  • workshops;
  • webinars;
  • information,
  • advice and guidance;
  • action planning
  • and top up support

tier one support (feels over kill and like marketing which the site doesn't do well)

Includes workshops which can accessed during pre, during and post placement. This includes their Make It Happen Foundation, skill boost sessions and workshops on the application process.

Also in tier one users can gain access to a number of webinars and employer led insight talks during or post their placement.

Career conversations are also available during or post user placements during which users can gain information,advice, guidance and action planning sessions.

tier two support 

tier two support is broken down into pre, on and post placement support.

Pre-employment support

  • Make It Happen Impact Days - selection and placement prep
  • One to on career conversations with action planning
  • Core skills assessment (English, Maths and Digital)

On placement support

  • Make It Happen employability webinars
  • Skills boosts (English, Maths and Digital workshops)
  • One to on career conversations with action planning

Post placement support

  • Make It Happen Impact Days - reflection and next steps
  • One to one Make It Happen check- in opportunities
  • Make It Happen introductions






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