Our training courses

Mindset & Confidence

A three day course covering series of activities and micro challenges that will help identify strengths and improve resilience.

Application Forms

Explores how to prepare an application that effectively sells a candidate’s skillset and personal qualities.

Character Traits

hese sessions are largely discussion and activity based. This training helps participants develop the six qualities most valued by employers.

Effective Job search

Explores different methods of searching and applying for jobs and introduces the hidden job market.

Identifying Job goals

Helps participants to reflect on their skills and personal qualities to identify suitable job opportunities.

Interview Skills

Helps participants to effectively prepare for interviews through answering competency based questions and completing a mock interview.

Introduction to CVs

Aims to increase the learner’s confidence in tailoring their own cv and cover letter to job adverts that they’re applying for.

Managing Money

This develops members’ knowledge and understanding of how to manage their finances.

IT Skills

This is for those who would like to improve their computer skills, such as teaching how to search for jobs online.


“Interview skills has been so helpful in terms of structuring my answers and presenting myself in the right way. I’d recommend training courses as interview techniques aren’t something you learn at school or pick up throughout your everyday routine, so this training will help you to prepare correctly”.


“I’ve built my customer service skills through the courses and would definitely recommend them to other members! My adviser Liam has been extremely helpful in building my skills and confidence ready for the workplace and the training I’ve received has been an enjoyable confidence builder!”


“Training has given me a new perspective in how I approach job searching which has helped me greatly. I’d definitely recommend the training courses as you meet new people, learn new skills, and boost your confidence!”


“The training courses have boosted my confidence and helped with my public speaking which will be very beneficial in my job search!”


“It’s the little things that this course teaches you that can make all the difference. So far the course has definitely boosted my confidence and I already feel more prepared for any future interviews.”

“Reed in Partnership have boosted my confidence. My adviser’s guidance has helped me recognise my long term goals.”

“The right job can make a real difference to your life. I would say to anyone to – go for it”

“I’m Dyslexic and my adviser has been really supportive, helping me with my CV and pushing me in the right direction.”

  1. Leeds – Reed in Partnership
    Gallery House, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 5RD
    01132 368 970
  2. Bradford – Reed in Partnership
    Auburn House, Upper Piccadilly, Bradford, BD1 3NU
    01274 377 615
  3. Bradford – Groundwork
    Thornbury Centre, Leeds Old Road, Thornbury, Bradford, BD3 8JX, 0113 238 0601
  4. Leeds – Hamara
    Tempest Road, Leeds, LS11 6RD, 0113 277 3330
  5. Leeds – APM
    Shine, Harehills Road, Leeds LS8 5HS, 07826 861965
  6. Leeds – Blue Apple Training
    Lisbon Square, Lisbon Street, Leeds, LS1 4LY, 0113 2456746
  7. St Giles Trust
    Shine, Harehills Road, Harehills, Leeds, LS8 5HS, 0113 388 0043


Work Routes helps unemployed people find and sustain employment. Our free service enables jobseekers to improve their skills and employability and create a personal plan to find the right job for them.

Regular 1-2-1 personal guidance is available from a friendly Adviser, as well as group training, financial support and exclusive local job vacancies.

Since 1998:

150,000 people supported into employment
Over 800,000 hours of skills training delivered