POSTIVE DESTINATIONS

Our Positive Destination programmes (Torry, Northfield and the Extreme Art School) are aimed at improving prospects for employability and are aimed at young people living within the Aberdeen area.

We operate a two year programme that enables any 16-19 year old to develop a personalized pathway of activities which will lead towards a positive destination. Everyone’s ‘Positive Destination’ is different. For some it’s college or university, for others its full time employment. We aim to support young people to achieving their ambitions in life.

Our  individually tailored programmes offer participants a focussed and relevant series of opportunities through a variety of experiences that lead to qualifications that will strengthen your potential employability in area of interest.

You will be mentored within the programme and given the opportunity to build your CV and complete a number of courses including First Aid, Child Protection, European Computer Driving License and Theory Driving Test.

You can also choose a sport that you enjoy and we will align you with a ‘Coach Education Pathway’.

Example Year 1:

  • National Governing Body Coaching Certificate (Sport of your choice)
  • European Computer Driving Licence (2 year course)
  • First Aid
  • Child Protection
  • “Positive Destination” course for chosen career

Example Year 2:

  • National Governing Body Coaching Certificate (next level up from year 1)
  • Theory Driving test
  • CV Workshops
  • Interview Practice
  • Next level of course for participants “Positive Destination”

We also offer support in English and Maths and our mentors will assist you with your CV and personal statement. You will also receive assistance with job applications and interview techniques as well as college/university applications.

To apply click here or for more information please contact Hannah Clews on h.c.clews2@rgu.ac.uk or call 01224 263684