The Kickstart Scheme

Our Kickstart success stories

Kickstart is a government funded programme that focuses on helping young people get into work and gain training at the same time.

Our Kickstarters

A total of 25 young people have taken up Kickstart placements with the council in services including roads, landscaping and property and facilities. Many thanks to all council services supporting our Kickstart placements.

Craig Forbes

Craig Forbes, who works with our roads team, now has his sights on a two year apprenticeship thanks to his Kickstart placement.

Abbie Marshall

Abbie Marshall, who is in Land & Countryside team, says she would thoroughly recommend applying for a Kickstart placement.

Dylan Jones

Dylan says he plans to grab all the opportunities his Kickstart placement has given him and he hopes to become a plumber.