Back To Work
Westward Pathfinder are highly regarded within the industry for our employment related services and skills provision, ensuring we are the first port of call for national prime contractors and regional lead partners. Due to our consistent high performance and quality across our programmes we have been made finalists on the ERSA Awards 2016.
We are one of the largest and longest established training providers in Devon and have six centres located across the county with an unparalleled network of training centres and partnerships fostered over a period of almost 20 years.
Our centres are located in Exeter, Torquay, Barnstaple and Bideford with additional satellite operations in our partners venues in Newton Abbot, Tiverton and Honiton. All of our centres are in prominent town centre locations with easy access to public transport and parking and strategically placed to mirror JCP Office locations.
"Learners develop good social and personal skills, and develop their confidence and self-esteem so that the are ready for job interviews and subsequent employment" and "learners progress well to further training, voluntary work or paid employment"... (OFSTED Grade 2 Report 2015)
We specialise in helping people get back into work and we hold a number of contracts including the Work Programme, Community Work Placements and National Careers Service designed to enable those seeking work to access the best facilities, resources and support available. Our long established links with Job Centre Plus and partner organisations across Devon allow us to design specialist training courses and academies to fill skills gaps indentified by local employers. Working together to ensure people gain sustainable employment.