Participant Name Richard Jones
Contact Telephone Number 07766515342
Contact Email

Background –   Reason for participating, Learning Trade Skills

Richard had been a miner since leaving school in 1979- 1993. Since the closure of the coalmines Richard has been working from job to job.He became unemployed in 2012 and has been seeking work.

Project  Description –  TRAINING 2 EMPLOYMENT (Supporting Adults into employment)

  • Supporting Adults into employment, through courses, job search and confidence building
  • Project aimed at improving employability skills and for Adults to progress into a new career


Barriers to learning – what were they and how were they overcome?
Richard was low on confidence and was reluctant to have a go at learning new skills , this was mainly due to him being unemployed for 2 years.

Progression – Further learning opportunities, employment skills etc

Richard gained experience in construction skills and improved his qualifications attaining a CSCS card and an SIA licence and most of all gained confidence in himself.Richard has now gained employment with


A J Loveland Ltd
Masbrook House
Midland Road

South Yorkshire
S61 1SZ  

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T: 01709 619 306

Beneficiary Feedback – Please use direct quotes where possible.

I found the project brilliant, it supported me back to work and I gained my CSCS card and SIA licence which SESKU funded.I found the trainers to be a good and they passed some skills on to me, it’s been a good experience and I am grateful for what SESKU did in helping me back to work.