Project 365

Project 365 was ambitious initiative in which saw partners and local businesses work together to help the people of Nottinghamshire into employment.

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About Project 365?

Running from 1st April 2012 to 31st March 2013, the campaign set out to deliver an activity a day that would make a real difference to the local community. These were achieved through partnership working and had to be over and above the opportunities already in place.

What were the aims of Project 365?

The project aimed to deliver 365 additional activities, structured under the following themes:

  • Work Clubs

    A target of 50 new pledges of support for Clubs across a range of areas from local businesses.

    OUTCOME: 20 Pledges

  • Enterprise Clubs

    A target of 50 new pledges of support across a range of areas for Clubs from local businesses.

    OUTCOME: 12 Pledges

  • Work Experience

    A target of 205 additional work experience placements within the priority sectors of Retail, Construction, Finance and Business Services, Health and Social Care and Advanced Manufacturing (including Green Technology).

    OUTCOME: 290 Pledges

  • Sector-based work academies

    A target of producing 15 case studies to be used to promote the benefits to business in engaging with pre-employment training pathways that can lead unemployed people back into work.

    OUTCOME: 23 Pledges

  • Apprenticeships

    A target of 45 new apprenticeships leading to technical positions across the priority sectors of Retail, Construction, Finance and Business Services, Health and Social Care and Advanced Manufacturing (including Green Technology).

    OUTCOME: 80 Pledges

Who was involved in Project 365?

The project was overseen by a wide partnership which included the Nottinghamshire City & County employment and Skills Board, Jobcentre Plus, local authorities, learning providers and locally based businesses.

For more information on the organisations and businesses that were involved in the project please visit the links page.

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