The Point

Welcome to The Point

The Point is an innovative and collaborative venture lead by Kidderminster College in partnership with local organisations and businesses such as Worcestershire County Council.  Aimed at ensuring that more people in the Wyre Forest area gain employment, The Point is a one-stop shop, providing free advice and guidance to both students and members of the community seeking jobs and careers advice. The aim is to help the people in the county to access the right career route for them.

From help with applying for jobs, writing CVs and developing interview skills, as well as career planning and the importance of having a back-up path, The Point can help you improve your CV, learn new essential skills and help you reach your goals. 

Take a look at what they offer below.

What we offer:

IMPARTIAL ADVICE

If you need advice on job hunting, how to upscale your current skills or if you’re considering a career change and would like to chat to someone who can help, then please contact The Point. 

We offer impartial advice and guidance on:-

  • Career options
  • Local job vacancies
  • Career progression routes
  • Tips on how to effectively job search

LOCAL BUSINESS KNOWLEDGE & CONTACTS

With a skilled team of specialist advisers, who work closely with local businesses and trades, The Point has a wealth of knowledge, expertise and contacts to draw upon to help you reach your full potential and achieve your career goals. 

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS

The Point also offer advice and guidance on:-

  • Enhancing your CV
  • Job interview skills
  • Career planning
  • Setting and maintaining career goals

So if your CV needs a rework, some extra skills added or if you need a bit of assistance getting your head around your next career move, The Point are on hand to help.

The Point also specialise in:

Traineeships

A Traineeship is a skills development programme that gives you work experience with real employers, providing you with the necessary skills to take the next step after you’ve finished school. It gives the foundation for your fresh CV, which you will then be able to expand upon!

Online courses

Whether you want to brush up on your employability skills, need a refresher on your digital literacy or want to add to your C.V with Business and Administration skills; all our courses are done online and in the comfort of your home. 

Kickstart

To help younger workers find employment during the pandemic, the government has launched a £2bn ‘Kickstart’ scheme – which will provide hundreds of thousands of new jobs, The Point are helping champion this scheme!

Contact us:

If you’d like any further information on how The Point could help you, or if you would like to get the ball rolling, please drop our friendly team an email on thepoint@kidderminster.ac.uk

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