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Skills for Industry 

Unemployed or Economically Inactive?

Interested in an exciting career or Further Education opportunities in one of the following growth sectors?

  • Business Administration
  • Engineering/Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Employability Skills 

Skills for Industry is a FREE programme which is open to ALL ages. No previous experience is required and you can retain your benefits too!


What does Skills for Industry Involve?

Learn at your own pace to achieve a Level 1 qualification, whilst also gaining new skills and training. 

  • Start dates available each month
  • Gain Essential Skills
  • Gain Employability Skills
  • Industry Placements
  • Support from a dedicated mentor
  • Careers advice & guidance
  • Travel & Attendance Allowance
  • Student card available


Employability Skills

Looking to get back into work? Employability Skills offers support for anyone currently unemployed or economically inactive, through our Employability programme.

Whether you are looking to return to work or you’ve just been made redundant, we can help you find your way to employment through positive support in a structured but informal environment.

Employability Skills will provide friendly professional help and support. Based in Girdwood Community Hub, North Belfast, we welcome anyone from across Belfast and beyond.

To learn more please contact Melody Beattie on email MelodyBeattie[AT]belfastmet[DOT]ac[DOT]uk or
call us on 079 7617 3077 to find out more about how we can help you to re-engage into the workplace.



Contact Us


For further information, or to book your place on a course:

Telephone: 079 7617 3077

Email: Joclarke[AT]belfastmet[DOT]ac[DOT]uk