The Equip Program

Funding to help unemployed people, who maybe on Jobseekers Allowance (JSA) or who are economically inactive, to get into, or move towards employment. Providing good advice and guidance, outreach work, improving basic and digital skills, removing barriers, supporting work placements, improving confidence and motivation or helping people access skills training and jobs brokerage.


Supporting Woman into Employment & Enterprise Training.

The S.W.E.E.T project is designed to help women make changes in their lives and achieve their goals. It helps women from ethnic minorities in West London who would like to get a full or part-time job, or at least to take the first steps towards getting a job, by starting some training or doing a work placement. The project is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund.

The S.W.E.E.T Programme offers: ​

  • Your own personal adviser

  • Free, friendly, confidential, one to one appointments

  • Help to generate a good CV

  • Encouragement to develop your skills and confidence

  • Help with English (if required)

  • Links to full and part-time jobs

  • Informed guidance to find the right training course or small business start-up

  • Friendly groups with other women

  • Workshops within the community

  • A little extra help with childcare and clothes

If you would like to know more, or to join the programme. 

Our lead partner, Paddington Development Trust, is coordinating the programme and it works with the following partners:  

  • Urban Partnership Group (UPG)

  • Get Set


  • Belina Consulting

Our role in this partnership is our strong community links within different ethnic minorities and supporting individuals from the very start, right through to the end of their journey. 

International Youth

We are a committed training provider, focused on creating programmes to enable young people to reach their potential and enhance their career prospectus through training, mentoring, coaching and support.

Our ethos states that each young person is treated as an individual, and our mission is to help them achieve their potential.