Wednesday, 16 September 2009


Free sports related qualifications are on offer to young people in Thanet who are not in education, employment or training.

The Worx Project is being led by Sport 4NRG, with funding from Thanet Works, which is aiming to help people get off benefits and into training and/or work.

Two courses are being offered, with both taking place during the October and February half term weeks. There are 15 places on offer for each session of each course.

The first course is the Level 1 Award in Dance Leadership, which will be 30 hours of active learning and, to take part, you must be between 14 and 22 years old.

For the second course, the Level 2 Award in Community Sports Leadership, there are 36 hours of active learning, which will include practical sports sessions, sessions at local sports clubs and classroom sessions. Participants must be aged between 16 and 22.

As well as the learning, those taking part are expected to do 10 hours of volunteering at places such as leisure centres, swimming pools, after school clubs or Sport 4NRG, which will be arranged by the Worx project. Once the course has been completed, Sport 4NRG will then find further training for your CV or to help you get a college place, proper sports related employment.

James Gregory from Sport 4NRG said: "Sport 4NRG and the council are both committed to making a real difference to the lives of young people in Thanet. That's not just in terms of fun sports activities, but now with the Worx project, we can now make a difference in terms of education and employment, the real life priorities that matter to young people. These courses are very different, as they're all about something that many young people are already interested in, sport. Therefore, they're more likely to enjoy the learning and get more out of it and be more successful."

For an application form for either course, either e-mail James at or text your details to 07770 828 582.

1 comment:

  1. my name is mapula and am a girl and i think i want to join your programs andam from kagiso in mogale city and my family dont have money to pay all things for me ,so i thought if u excepted me it ould really mean a lot to everybody and if the is a place for me then please contact me at this number 0764554258 and i am pleased i got a chance to email you .yours faithfully mapula


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