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STEP Ukraine offers free employment programme

5 September 2023

World Jewish Relief and the British Council are delivering a free virtual employment programme for Ukrainians in the UK.

STEP Ukraine is an intensive, virtual, 12-week English language and employment programme, designed to help Ukrainians in the UK find meaningful employment and improve their English. The programme is free for all participants.

STEP Ukraine is open to anyone from Ukraine who is over 18 and arrived in the UK on either the Homes for Ukraine Scheme, the Ukraine Family Scheme, or is on the Ukraine Extension Scheme.

The programme can be joined by those who are unemployed or hoping to move into more relevant employment.

People interested in self-employment can also be supported.

The programme includes:

  • An intensive 10 weeks of 2.5 hour daily English classes by the British Council, with options to take the lessons in the morning, afternoon, or evening
  • 12 weeks of weekly employment support with a dedicated employment advisor, to support with: CV writing, job applications, interview prep, support with job search, and specialist workshops

All classes are remote, and teacher led. They are streamed so you will be with classmates at a similar level.

If you are interested, please complete the referral form or call the freephone 0800 319 6089 (Monday to Thursday from 9am to 5pm and Friday from 9am to 2pm).

Please note that enrolment is on a rolling basis from September 2023 until May 2024.

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Updated: 5 September 2023

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