Charter NI’s catchment area, specifically in neighbourhood renewal areas, is faced with severe problems of economic inactivity and low levels of educational attainment. While the reasons are complex and interrelated, youth unemployment, a lack of jobs, limited access and a mismatch of skills to opportunities means that employment and training remains a critical issue which requires a strategic and practical response.
Key Strategic Aim
Building credible pathways to work, employment and training
Key Outcomes 2016-2020
A comprehensive and integrated employment and training response within East Belfast
The development of innovative and appropriate training and employment programmes
Offering credible pathways for those unemployed, in training and upskilling
Building a productive relationship with the business community
Key strategic objectives are:
To work collaboratively with government, education /training providers, industry and the community to promote economic activity and skills development
To promote the provision of quality
To deliver a range of community interventions to raise the confidence and expectations of local people.
Assist job seekers in mapping out career progressions