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First Step Trust SMaRT

First Step Trust (FST) is an innovative charity that provides real work, training and employment opportunities for people excluded from ordinary working life because of mental health conditions or other disadvantages.

We provide a commercial environment which people can join, on a voluntary basis, to gain work experience, as well as confidence, skills and qualifications. We support people to fulfil their potential, contribute to their local community, and where possible, make the transition to paid employment.

FST Salford placements provide:

  • practical on-the-job experience
  • personal development plan
  • new work-related skills
  • nationally-recognised qualifications
  • an opportunity to become part of a team
  • work experience
  • an employer’s reference

Qualifications available:

  • BSC Level 1 and 2 Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • CIEH Level 2 Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • CIEH Level 2 Certificates in Principles of Manual Handling, COSHH and Risk Assessment
  • NVQ Level 2 in Painting and Decorating

Who to contact

Telephone
Website
firststeptrust.org.uk/

Where to go

Address
Mode Wheel Road
Salford
Postcode
M5 5DQ