Learning Platform

TLC-LearningPlatform-BorderThe service will maximize the potential of Wolverhampton residents and enhance the social well-being and economic prosperity of the community. We work together to provide: information, advice and guidance, support, skills and training to those who are out of work of facing redundancy. Our service is client centered and responds to individual needs and aspirations.



  • To reduce worklessness
  • To provide a coherent and accessible advice and guidance service
  • To promote equality of opportunity
  • To improve skills levels
  • To encourage partnership working between employers and statutory and voluntary sectors.
We offer a free service including:

  • Face to face interviews with a qualified adviser
  • Careers Advice to suit your individual needs
  • Support to develop an action plan detailing the steps you need to take to achieve your aims
  • Help with jobsearch on the internet and in the press
  • Help with budgeting
  • Help with telephone calls to apply for jobs
  • Information on, and referral to, other local support agencies
  • Business and social enterprise support
  • Funding for re-training subject to eligibility
  • Employability courses
  • Help with applications, letters,CV’s and interviews.

Our Partners

BRC provide Information, Advice & Guidance (IAG) to Matrix Quality Standard. This includes employment and training support, career guidance and action planning. They also offer assistance in generating CVs, filling in job applications, and with online job search. In addition, they also offer a wide range of ORC accredited courses including; ESOL (English Speakers of Other Languages), Basic Computer Skills (Basic IT), Advanced Computer Skills (ITQ Level 1 & Level 2), Computerised Book keeping & Computerised Payroll (SAGE)and Literacy & Numeracy.
YMCA Black Country Group is a Matrix accredited centre and has a well-established history of delivering training and skills development courses. Our friendly and enthusiastic team who are experts in understanding the learners’ and individuals’ needs. Our packages are tailor-made to suit the individual.
Established in January 2009, Topps for the Community is a small social enterprise which delivers support to disadvantaged people. Most of Topps’ clients are Not in Employment, Education or Training (NEET’s) and the programmes provided help them build new skills and confidence in order to gain employment or commence self-employment.
Access To Business was set up in 2004, supported by funding by Wolverhampton City Council Community Initiatives. We provide services supporting local people into employment and self-employment and also recruitment services, office services and training courses for local businesses. Demand for our services has grown year on year. We actively contribute to Council and local enterprise partnership regeneration targets.
Gloucester Street Community Centre is a voluntary organisation located in Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton, a largely economically deprived neighbourhood. The Community Centre was set up in 1987 to tackle a range of social issues within the area, such as; social welfare, health & wellbeing, education and unemployment.
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