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A new initiative from the Ladder Association to help upskill unemployed workers through free ladder training


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Free ladder training with the ‘HandUp’ initiative

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Ladder Association training centres are offering free places on selected training courses to help upskill jobseekers and improve their chances of finding employment at this challenging time.

If you’re unemployed and claiming Universal Credit or Job Seekers’ Allowance, you can apply for a free place on the following Ladder Association training courses, subject to availability:

Interested? What next?

We are delighted to confirm the following Ladder Association members are taking part in the scheme – contact them directly for further details and to discuss upcoming course dates and course availability:



Click on a logo above to visit their website and make an enquiry. Alternatively, use our training centre search tool to find your nearest Ladder Association approved training centre. Just pop in your postcode, the distance you’re willing travel and search for your nearest centre. If the members shown above are near you – or you’re willing to travel to the nearest participating centre – you can call them to book your free training place.

Further information

To take advantage of this free training offer, you must book your training place directly with one of the above participating members. You will need to provide them with an official letter or statement dated in the past 3 months which includes your name and details of your entitlement to Universal Credit or Jobseekers’ Allowance.

This offer applies to courses running from 22 September 2020 until 31 March 2021. Places will be limited and may be restricted.