everything you need to know about the kickstart scheme
The Kickstart Scheme
The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to create new job placements for 16 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit who are at risk of long term unemployment. Employers can spread the start date of the job placements up until the end of December 2021.
funding for employers
100% of the National Minimum Wage or the National Living Wage depending on the age of the participant
• 25 hours per week for a total of 6 months
• Associated employer National Insurance contributions
• Employer minimum automatic enrolment contributions
Training and Skills
Working in partnership with the DWP all candidates are fully screened and assessed for suitability purposes. As a training centre working across security industry standards, our Kickstart training program offers a learning package to maximises an individuals opportunity to be successful within the security industry.
The kickstart scheme is a placement program running for six months inclusive of training and upskilling of the individual. The program runs consecutively during 2021 with potentially the last placement ending around June/July 2022. More about the program.
As a corporate citizen your business can help directly by recognising the valuable contributions young people can make in the workplace. Your commitment to support and teach enthusiastic individuals in a workplace environment will directly contribute to the long-term success of the individual, which in return can be life changing.