Supporting people into education, training and employment

Help your clients with the practicalities of gaining access to education, training and employment.

For many people, gaining access to training and employment is the key to moving on from homelessness. However, there are barriers that homeless people face in taking this step. This course will help you support your clients to overcome these barriers and enter work or training.

Who is this course for?

It is suitable for managers and frontline staff in the homelessness and supported housing sector, who want to update their skills.

What will you learn? 

On completion of this course you will: 

  • understand the unique needs of homeless people in relation to education, training and employment 
  • understand the barriers clients face in accessing education, training and employment
  • be aware of the practical tools that you can use to help your clients achieve their goals
  • be able to support your clients effectively with job applications and interviews
  • understand the importance of signposting
  • know how to support your clients in sustaining education and employment


One-day course

Costs (in-house training)

This course can be booked in-house for a team of up to 16
Members: £799
Associate members: £920
Non members: £1,150

Talk To Us

James Cuming

Training manager

James is our training manager (maternity cover) develops and manages Homeless Link's in-house training programme.

Telephone: 020 7840 4450
Twitter: @TrainingHL