Training for Success

Training for Success – is delivered through three components and are available to young people aged between 16 – 18 (up to 22 for a young person with a disability). Training for Success is all about giving young people the tools and the confidence to find work. It focuses on the extra learning that you may need. Once you gain recognised basic skills and qualifications, you are ready to move into the next level of Training for Success, or if you want, into an apprenticeship.

All Training for Success Students will automatically qualify for a non means tested Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) of £40 per week. If your parent(s)/guardian(s) receive Income Support, means tested Job Seeker’s Allowance or Housing Benefit, that benefit will not be affected by the EMA. If you are entitled to one of these benefits in your own right, that benefit will not be affected either. Your parent(s)/guardian(s) will also be entitled to receive Child Benefit and Child Tax Credit provided all other conditions for receipt of the benefits are met. In addition, travel, lodging and childcare allowances may be paid depending