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Portal House, 27 Southway,
Colchester, CO2 7BA

01206 840 105

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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”

  1. Colchester – Reed in Partnership
    Portal House, 27 Southway, Colchester, CO2 7BA, 01206 840 105
  2. Basildon – Reed in Partnership
    Suite 2a, 2nd Floor, Southgate, House, Town Square, Basildon, SS14 1BN, 01268 884 405
  3. Chelmsford – Reed in Partnership
    Second Floor, Victoria House, Victoria Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1JR, 01245 245 503
  4. Ashford – Royal British Legion Industries
    Unit 3, Lower Ground Floor, Kent House, 81 Station Road, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PP
  5. Chatham – Royal British Legion Industries
    85 High Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4EE
  6. Margate – Royal British Legion Industries
    Upper floor, ITeC Building, 99 Victoria Road, Margate, Kent, CT9 1RD
  7. Tonbridge – Royal British Legion Industries
    First Floor Office Premises, Bridge House, 97-101 High Street, Tonbridge, TN9 1DR

Our partners


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