WMCA Employment Programme Support

Training and Employment Support

If you want to advance your career or find a new one, you may feel like you don’t have the right qualifications, but don’t worry, there is help available.

  • Find a job role that suits your interests and abilities
  • Explore opportunities for better work or apprenticeships
  • Get support and guidance from experienced professionals
  • Gain new skills and qualifications that employers value
  • Guidance and assistance in finding and securing a suitable job role or better work or an apprenticeship
  • Funding from the West Midlands Combined Authority adult education budget
  • A focus on the services sector, which includes a variety of industries and occupations with our employers

This program is funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority Adult Education Budget and is designed for people who want to work in the services sector or improve their current situation. Don’t miss this chance to boost your employability prospects and achieve your career goal


  • Aged 19+  
  • Live in Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Walsall or the Black Country.  
  • Unemployed, or working less than 15 hours per week or on a zero hours contract  

If you meet these eligibility requirements and are interested in moving towards a career,  fill out the form on this page. 

Tailored Training Academy

After an assessment of your individual circumstances, adult education support will be tailored to best fit your needs and requirements. Support can include:

    • English language support
    • Introduction to Business Administration, Customer Service, Care, Security, Warehousing, Retail, Cleaning or Hospitality sector skills
    • CV, cover letter, interview techniques and interview clothing support
    • Employability support
    • Mindfulness and Wellbeing
    • Finance workshops
    • Workplace qualifications

Once you get into employment, we can support you in gaining further Level 2 or Level 3 qualifications to ensure you have the necessary skills for your new role or to support your career progression.