SkillSET is a new innovative programme of specialist employment preparation and training, for people with a disability / health condition who are economically inactive. Cedar is delivering the service across NI as part of a partnership of seven disability organisations,

SkillSET Cedar aims to enhance the life chances of economically inactive disabled people by delivering specialised pre-employment training, on the job mentoring and the creation of sustainable employment opportunities via:

· Accredited and non-accredited training (vocational, employability, personal development

· Basic skills and numeracy development

· Academy based training models

· Employment preparation including work experience , CV preparation, interview prep and 1:1 peer mentoring

· Employer engagement and the establishment of employer led academies and the delivery of disability awareness training

· Supporting disabled people leaving Higher/Further (particularly those with ASD) to secure employment.

SkillSET is funded by the UK Government

How to get involved:

You can contact us directly or we can take referrals from a wide range of sources including Jobs and Benefits Personnel, Social Work Teams, Health Care Professionals, Careers Advisors, Schools, Training Providers and Families and Carers. If you require any additional information about how to get involved with the service please contact us on:

· T: 028 9061 2424 or 028 2565 9111

· E: [email protected]