Work Placements @ First Steps Trust SMaRT Garage Services, Salford

Opportunity Provider: First Steps Trust

FST SMaRT provides real work experience to people who are long-term unemployed who have been excluded from work and employment opportunities because of some kind of disadvantage. This could be a mental health problem, a learning difficult.

Core Opening Hours: 9.00am - 5.30pm

We have opportunities in: Based in Weaste, Salford, First Steps Trust SMaRT Garage Services offer work placements to local people who face barriers to employment but who want to get back into work.

  • Motor mechanics
  • Customer services
  • Stock control and parts ordering
  • Admin and finance
  • Marketing and promotions

What’s Involved?

FST offers a programme where you learn on the job working alongside experienced and auxiliary staff. We will help you achieve your employment goals through work experience, personal development and access to vocational qualifications.

Our placements provide:

  • practical on-the-job experience
  • personal development plan
  • new work-related skills
  • nationally-recognised qualification
  • an opportunity to become part of a team
  • up to 12 months of work experience
  • an employer’s reference

Qualifications Available:

  • Business Admininistration
  • Motor Mechanics
  • Customer Services
  • Health & Safety;
  • First Aid in the Workplace

What’s It Like?

FST’s SMaRT Garage Services, Salford is a friendly workplace where you can get started on building up your confidence and skills.  You don’t need previous experience to get involved with FST – your manager and colleagues are there to support you. The only thing we ask is that you want to work.  Depending on which area you are working in, you could be:

  • taking garage bookings
  • sourcing/ordering parts
  • working in the garage workshop
  • valeting a customer’s car
  • raising sales invoices

Referral Criteria:

If you are unemployed, live in Salford or the surrounding areas, and face barriers to finding paid work, such as mental health issues or a history of offending, you can sign up for a work placement with SMaRT.  Placements are full or part-time depending on availability. 

To find out more, call us on 0161 743 0300.

Based in : Salford
Open to: Across GM
Opportunity available: Please see opportunity details
Close date: 31st March 2019
Is this opportunity ongoing? Yes
Opportunity Category:
Listing status: Live

Contact details
Telephone: 0161 743 0800
Unit 2 Oakwood Trading Estate
Mode Wheel Road
M5 3DQ

Additional Info