Survival guide – free help into work for the unemployed

Friday 12 February 2021

A series of five sessions for anyone thinking about returning to work, struggling to get a job or worried about their work skills. Graft’s free Survival Guide online training course can help you by dealing with the emotional and practical barriers that hold you back.

Download a leaflet here.

Friday 12 February: Introduction

Find out more about Survival Guide, ask questions and find out how Survival Guide can help you. Decide if you want to join in with this free training by attending this ‘No Obligation’ session.

Friday 26 February: Self confidence

We will start Survival Guide with our fantastic self-confidence workshop to help you to recognise your strengths, skills and abilities.

Friday 5 March: Employment

Find out what you need to do to find the right job for you. Understand your rights and responsibilities as an employee and gain an insight into the requirements and expectations of employers. Plan your journey to find and get your dream job.

Friday 12 March: Communication

Learn about the different types of communication, including non-verbal messages. Discover new ways of communicating using digital technologies. Find the communication method that works best for you.

Friday 19 March: Relationships

Understand the difference between personal and professional relationships. Learn how different communication styles apply to different work place situations. Find out how to manage difficult situations with your manager or colleagues.

Friday 26 March: Re-cap and progression

In this session we will re-visit the work you have done over the previous weeks and remind you of key points and coping strategies. We will discuss your ‘next steps’ in your journey to finding a job and provide access to practical and on-going resources.

Further information
  • To access this free training you will need a PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet, with Zoom downloaded and a good wifi connection.
  • To book your place please email
Type of event
Event theme
Life skills and Team Work
Event date
12 February 2021
Start time
10.00 am
End time
12:00 noon
Address line 1
Online using Zoom
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified