Overall aim of the project

MTIB’s LEAP project aims to provide you with  training & support to enable you to move towards or into employment.

Project funding


The LEAP project has been funded by the WCVA (Wales Council for Voluntary Action) Active Inclusion Fund.

Am I eligible?

  • Yes if you are over 25 
  • Yes if you have been unemployed over 12 months or economically inactive ( ESA, Income support benefits)
  • Yes if you live in Merthyr Tydfil, RCT, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, NPT or Swansea
  • Yes if you have a disability, mental health issues or a health condition and require additional support

Note - If you live in a Community First / Communities for Work area we will require confirmation from them but you can still access the project

What will I get out of the project?

  • Support from specialist Employment & Training Officers who have a wealth of experience in working with individuals with disabilities,   mental health issues and health conditions
  • The opportunity to attend group sessions where peer group support will be encouraged
  • Access to volunteering opportunities, work placements and paid employment on our Achieve part of the project
  • Opportunity and encouragement to develop confidence levels, self-esteem and motivation
  • Specialist advice and guidance on disability
    disclosure to employers
  • Support to develop job seeking skills, e.g. interview skills, application forms, CV and IT for work search
  • The opportunity to gain recognised
    qualifications e.g. CIEH Level 2 Food Safety 

What will it involve

  • Weekly group or 1-2-1 sessions
  • Job clubs
  • Individual support
  • Employer engagement
  • Accredited training courses
  • Paid work placements

Support

MTIB can provide transport to and from the venue as well as other access support.

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact one of our team members:

Tel: 01685 370072
Email: [email protected]