Bridgend County Borough Council,Civic Offices, Angel Street, Bridgend, CF31 4WB

Tel: 01656 643643
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Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm

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Bridges into Work 2

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About us

Bridges into Work 2 (BIW2) is an exciting project for economically inactive and unemployed people in Bridgend County Borough, providing opportunities for skills development, training, gaining qualifications, volunteering and/or work placements. Funded through the European Social Fund, the project aims to help over 400 people in the county borough by the end of 2017.


Are you?

  • Aged 25 years and over
  • Not referred to the ‘Work Programme’ or ‘Work Choice’
  • Long-term unemployed
  • Not living in a Communities First postcode
  • Economically inactive
  • Facing barriers to employment

If the answer to these is yes, then we may be able to help! Our mentors, skills trainers and employment liaison officers are here to guide you through every step.

If you are interested in finding out more, call 01656 815317 or email: for more information.

Training and qualifications

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Bridges into Work 2 offers excellent opportunities through its training and qualification programme, ranging from personal confidence and budgeting through to vocational qualifications, such as food hygiene, HGV driving, beauty, dog grooming, teaching assistant and early years’ child development. We can also help people with CV writing, interview techniques and job search applications. We can also help to pay for transport, equipment and clothing needed, if necessary.

BIW2 also run one-to-one sessions in subjects tailored to each person, so please get in touch if you don’t see the training you are interested in, we may be able to help!

Current courses include:

  • Personal confidence
  • Interview skills
  • Food hygiene
  • First aid
  • CSCS

For further information on the Bridges into Work 2 programme, call 01656 815317 or email: for more information. You can also follow the team on Twitter @bridgendbridge2

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Last Updated: 02/02/2017
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