A partnership between business and education. The goal is to provide three on-site work placements for young people with disabilities leading to competitive employment.

Work placements and support

  • Host business - Bolton Council
    Provides a variety of placements that teach core skills of the business and a liason to coordinate the program.
  • Education - Firwood High School
    Provides a teacher, two teaching assistants and recruits appropriate student participants. The teacher drives the curriculum to support the student during their placements. Firwood also provide an Employment Advisor to support individuals with work placements, job coaching, performing job analysis, travel training, expertise in adaptions, accommodations and implement as necessary. Our Job Coaches provide on-going support once a placement has been found.

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Room 18

First Floor

Le Mans Crescent

Bolton

BL1 1UA

Telephone 01204 336294
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