FastFutures is a ground-breaking online business and personal skills programme for young people (18-22) from diverse backgrounds and irrespective of previous education. The first 12-week programme launched in September, providing 1000 funded places. Applications are now open for a second cohort of 2000 learners whose programme will begin in January 2021.
Free for participants, the FastFutures programme has been built with some of the UK’s leading organisations to develop skills needed from the next generation of workers, and to bridge the transition from education to employment. Core modules include Teamwork, The Power of Data, Finance, Marketing, and Innovation. A combination of self-paced learning, online classes, and virtual mentoring equips participants with the knowledge and experiences they need at the beginning of their working lives, and every learner gets a mock interview at the end of the programme, with one of our employer partners – Legal & General, Astra Zeneca, BT, Barclays, Tate & Lyle, AO.com, Octopus Investments, Salesforce, NHS Health Education England.
Applications are open until 7th December 202o