Springboard youth employment initiative

If you are aged between 16 to 29 and are currently unemployed or inactive we can provide support to develop your skills and qualifications to help you progress to employment or further learning.

We offer access to training, qualifications and work experience, as well as voluntary opportunities, to help you present yourself as a perfect candidate for potential employers. We can also provide support to develop your business plan if you are considering self employment.

To be eligible for this support you must be -

  • aged 16 to 29
  • a Hull resident
  • unemployed or inactive (if you are receiving Jobseeker's Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance, Universal Credit or not claiming a benefit)

Contact us with your details on YEI@hullcc.gov.uk to request support.


The support we provide

By joining the programme you will have access to support from a dedicated Key Worker to assess and determine your needs and provide support by -

  • creating a learning plan for you
  • giving you advise about your career planning and progression
  • meeting face to face at your convenience
  • offering impartial advice and information
  • accessing professional careers guidance
  • providing you access to a range of self development opportunities
  • coaching and mentoring you
  • undertaking opportunity searches on your behalf
  • providing support throughout and after your progression 


The Springboard programme

The Humber Learning Consortium is the lead partner for the Springboard Hull and Humber partnership project, which is part financed by the European Union through the European Social Fund and is supported by the Youth Employment Initiative to extend employment opportunities and develop a skilled workforce.



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