The Institute of Employability


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Whether you’re unemployed or a registered job seeker, our fully-funded courses can provide you with the skills and knowledge to stand out from the crowd and progress into employment.

The Institute of Employability offers a range of study programmes for unemployed adults, funded through the adult education budget and Skills Support for the Unemployed project. These programmes are designed to prepare you for employment and enhance your skillset to aid and support progression.


Skills Support for the Unemployed

Skills Support for the Unemployed offers a flexible programme of employability and skills training, which is tailored to your needs. It has been specifically designed for people who are out of work to help you meet and overcome the challenges you may face when looking for employment or an apprenticeship.

Whether you’re unemployed or a registered job seeker, our fully-funded courses in the Humber and Greater Lincolnshire can provide you with the skills and knowledge to stand out from the crowd and progress into employment.

If you need help or assistance with CV writing, interview preparation, interview skills and techniques or English and maths support, then Skills Support for the Unemployed is for you!

If you would like to talk to our team about your options, please call 01482 598785.


You are eligible to receive funded support from the Skills Support for the Unemployed programme if you are 19 years of age or older, living in the Humber (Hull, East Riding, North Lincolnshire or North East Lincolnshire) and are unemployed. Volunteers may also eligible for Skills Support for the Unemployed.

Please note we will complete eligibility checks on all individuals who are accessing the programme.

How To Apply

For more details about SSU fully-funded training available through HCUK Training, please contact our experienced team.

Mark Blenkinsop | Employability Advisor

Tel: 01482 598785

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With Us?

Choosing to continue your education with us is about more than just gaining a qualification - it’s the perfect opportunity to prepare yourself for your chosen career. That's why we've put together a number of key reasons to help you decide why Hull College is the right choice for you and your future.

Career focused courses

We have one focus - to create careers, not courses. We pride ourselves on this approach, ensuring you leave us with the skills, knowledge and experience needed to begin a career in the industry of your choice.

Hands on learning

Do you learn better by working with your hands? Do you retain information better by ‘doing’ rather than ‘listening’? If so, studying one of our vocational study programmes could well be the perfect option for you!

Taught by experts

Our dedicated course tutors are experts in their fields with extensive knowledge and years of industry experience, and can therefore equip you with the necessary skills future employers are looking for.


Hull College provides a relaxing and fun environment where you will be treated like an adult. You will have lots of opportunities to grow and develop your skills outside of your studies.

Employer Links

Our close links with employers help us ensure that our curriculum reflects what is expected in industry – giving you a head start in the jobs race.