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Training for Success (TfS)

Training for Success at Belfast Met

TfS is designed to help young people aged 16-18 (22 for registered disabled), to access ApprenticeshipsNI or employment. The programme provides a guaranteed period of training, up to a maximum of 104 weeks (156 for registered disabled).

Through TfS you will develop occupational skills through work placement with a reputable employer and enhance your employability skills and increase your chances of securing employment in the future. The College will support you to gain a number of Nationally Recognised Qualifications.   

Key Elements of Training for Success in Belfast Met

  • A Personal Training Plan (PTP), discussed and agreed between Belfast Met and you, sets out your path, targeted goals, progress, milestones and achievements
  • Common curriculum – minimum 30 hours attendance. Leads to qualifications in personal and social development, employability, professional and technical skills, and Essential Skills
  • Individual learning programmes to address barriers to learning and employment
  • Work placement with a host employer
  • Non-means tested Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA) paid to you

At which Level will I enter Training for Success?

We will work with you to choose the right level

Level 1

You have achieved at least one formal qualification but your achievements do not amount to a full Level 1 qualification i.e five GCSEs grades A*-G, an NVQ Level 1, or an equivalent qualification

Level 2

You have achieved a full Level 1 qualification - five GCSEs grades A*-G, or an NVQ Level 1, or an equivalent qualification 

For further information:

Telephone: 028 9026 5433 or Email: apprenticeships[AT]belfastmet[DOT]ac[DOT]uk